Keith Parnell

Vice President of Commercial National Accounts



Keith has been with Hamilton Insurance Agency (HIA) since May 1990. He graduated from Ferrum College with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Financial Management. Since joining HIA, Keith has worked exclusively with the long-term care Industry providing insurance and risk management services to skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. As a nationally licensed insurance agent in Property & Casualty and Surplus Lines, Keith has designed and developed numerous insurance programs, policy forms and risk management platforms that have become standard within the industry. He specializes in Self Insurance, including trusts, captives and self-insurance programs for Professional Liability/ Medical Malpractice. As a Certified Insurance Expert in several states, Keith has provided expert testimony in numerous law suits regarding industry issues. In one case, his testimony greatly influenced a landmark state reimbursement ruling. Keith was a key player in the development of HIA’s risk management division as well as the risk management software currently used today in over 1,000 facilities nationwide. He’s worked diligently with legal teams to issue white papers on the risk management software and has contributed greatly to the growth and development of the overall risk management division. Keith has been published in industry publications and trade journals and has a strong understanding of the Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement system. He is recognized as a key corporate employee responsible for generating sales throughout the country.