The Company began doing business operating under the corporate name of Southern Fire and Marine Insurance Company.
The Company adopted the present name of American Southern Insurance Company. The Southern Fire and Marine name was retired. Roy S. Thompson, Jr. was named President.
Roy S. Thompson, Jr. stepped down as President and assumed the role as Chairman. Calvin Wall became President and CEO.
Scott G. Thompson assumed the role of President. Roy S. Thompson, Jr. became Chairman.
American Safety Insurance Company, our surplus lines carrier, was incorporated.
Atlantic American Corporation, led by J. Mack Robinson, a prominent Atlanta entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist, acquired American Southern Insurance and its wholly owned subsidiary, American Safety Insurance Company.
Georgia State University’s College of Business Administration was renamed The J. Mack Robinson College of Business in his honor.
Roy S. Thompson, Jr. passed away at the age of 87 as Chairman Emeritus after a 50 year career at American Southern.
Scott G. Thompson was named as both President & CEO.
J. Mack Robinson passed away at the age of 90. He was considered by many to be “Atlanta’s First Tycoon”.
Calvin Wall became Chairman Emeritus and retired from American Southern after a 60 year career at American Southern.