Our Companies

Who We Represent







An Incredible Advantage


As an independent insurance agent, we are able to sell a variety of products from a range of companies. This enables us to provide you with a perfect fit to your insurance needs. We have proudly represented the companies below for years and will make every effort to see that you are matched to the services you need perfectly.  Not every company rates you the same, but because we have these options we will happily work to price your business in the way that makes sense to you.


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Ohio Mutual



Sandy & Beaver



Grange Insurance Companies

Comfort in being secure.


• Founded in 1935 Grange provides affordable insurance options through independent agencies like Paulus Insurance

• Based in Columbus, OH Grange sells a variety of coverages to customers in 13 states.

• Customers take advantage of multiple policy discounts often with Grange.

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• Phone: (800) 422-0550

• Claims: (800) 445-3030

Grange has found the best way to provide insurance is through Independent Agencies like us. Located in central Ohio, Grange has a foundation of experience that has been growing since 1935. Through our close relationship, we are able to provide top of the line claims service. We work directly with our underwriters to match you with the best possible rates and coverage. Best of all, you can come directly to us to ensure your service is next to none.


Grange offers automobile, boat, motorcycle, recreational vehicle, umbrella, identity theft, home, renter, business, and life insurances. Many of these can be combined to save you money.


Grange is financially strong with $1.3 billion in annual revenues and $2 billion in assets receiving an "A" or higher in financial strength rating by AM Best since 1968.

Auto-Owners Insruance

We're there for you with every step.


• For 100 years, Auto-Owners has been dedicated to the independent agency system. We're proud to be ranked among the Fortune 500 every year for the past 14 years, and our written premium is almost $6 billion.

• Comprised of five property and casualty companies and one life/health/annuity insurer, the group is recognized for exceptional financial strength and stability among the nation's largest insurers.

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• Phone: 1-800-288-8740 option 3

• Claims: 1-888-252-4626

Auto-Owners property and casualty companies have the highest possible ratings from A.M. Best Company, A++ (Superior), and the Auto-Owners Life Insurance Company is rated A+ (Superior). The companies are also rated very highly in ratings assigned by other nationally recognized independent rating authorities.

Offering highly competitive rates in critical areas of business particular to southeastern Ohio, Auto-Owners provides us with a unique look at your insurance needs. They are built on a reputation of excellence and as our newest company relationship, we couldn't be more excited to share that with our customers!

Buckeye Insurance Group Logo

To grow profitably with people and technology in rural mid-America.


• 130 years of dedicated staff that personalize coverages

• Offering Auto, Home, Farm and dwelling fire/rental property insurance

• Buckeye’s financial strength is rated B+ (Very Good) by A.M. Best and A' by Demotech

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• Phone: (937) 778-5000

Established in 1879, Buckeye Insurance Group has been be providing personalized insurance coverage and customer service to rural Midwestern communities in Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio, and South Dakota. They offer great rates on multi-policy packages when writing home and farm policies. With a more intimate line of coverages, Buckeye is better specialized in unique housing situations. We also have a close relationship with our underwriters at Buckeye allowing us to provide the best coverage possible for our customers.


Buckeye offers Personal Lines such as: Farmowners, Personal and Farm Auto, Homeowners, Dwelling Fire, Personal Umbrella, Inland Marine, and Home-Based Businesses.


There is tremendous personal flexibility in tailoring a farm policy to your needs. Our agency can work with you to determine coverages!

Ohio Mutual Insurance Group Logo

Mutually assured


• Tracing roots back to 1901 a business built on more than a century of success

• Offering Auto, Home, Farm, Dwelling and fire/rental property, and business/commercial insurance

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• Phone: 800-686-3011

• General Fax: 419-562-0995

Ohio Mutual Insurance Group (OMIG) traces its roots to 1901, and retains the small-town location and values upon which they were founded. Ohio Mutual offers a broad array of industry-leading products and cutting-edge technology. With broad product offerings, especially in the rental property and commercial markets, Ohio Mutual has kept up with the technological generation by offering Smartphone apps and personalized web portals to their customers. OMIG also provides an array of insurance products, with competitive rates in their dwelling fire/rental property markets, auto and business/commercial lines of business.

Foremost Insurance Group logo

Go ahead. Expect More.


• Products Offered: Mobile home, dwelling fire/rental property, vacant property, ATV, recreational vehicle and motorcycle insurance

• Foremost is represented by over 38,000 independent agents nationwide

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• Phone: (888) 888-0080

• General Claims: (800) 527-3907

• Auto Claims: (800) 274-7865

A subsidiary of Farmers Insurance, Foremost Insurance Group has spent the past 60 years specializing in the mobile home market. They have recently opened their markets to vacant home, rental dwelling and motorcycles. Foremost has taken what they learned and turned that expertise into a solid business. By specializing in a few unsaturated markets, Foremost is able to provide the best rates for unique situations. From vacant homes to mobile home rentals, and from ATV to motorcycle, Foremost offers competitive rates with multiple payment options.

Progressive insurance logo

Now that's Progressive.


• Products Offered: Auto, motorcycle, ATV, recreational vehicle, commercial auto   and mobile home insurance

• Progressive offers some of the best ATV coverage in Ohio

• Top notch claims service

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• Phone: (800) 776-4737

Founded in 1937, Progressive Insurance is one of the country's largest and fastest growing insurance company groups. Progressive is committed to selling through professional, independent insurance agencies because they provide many customer service benefits. Progressive offers many discounts and services to customers, including the SnapShot discount option. Being a nationwide company, Progressive makes moving from one state to another easy by transferring information to one of their many independent agencies.

Sandy & Beaver Insurance logo

Valley Farmers Mutual Insurance Company


• Products Offered: Farm, dwelling fire/rental property, and vacant property insurance

• A great option with specialty dwellings

• A wonderful longstanding relationship with Paulus Insurance

• Phone: (800) 421-4693

• Fax: (330) 424-4854

Sandy & Beaver Valley Farmers Mutual has been providing property insurance coverage to Ohio residents for over 130 years through their network of independent agents. They strive to provide the best coverage for residential and rented properties through their variety of products. Being a small company allows their underwriters and staff to work closely with our agency to provide coverage to our customers in a variety of situations. Through their relationship with Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company, Sandy and Beaver is able to provide quality property and liability coverages.


Sandy & Beaver Valley Farmers Mutual Insurance Co. is dedicated to providing insurance products that provide quality protection at a fair price by continually monitoring the Company’s portfolio of products to meet the ever-changing needs of its customers as they plan for the future and at the same time maintaining profitable growth and providing challenging opportunities for employees while stressing unquestioned business ethics and integrity.  Success will be measured by clients choosing the Company because of their belief in the Company’s ability to meet or exceed their expectations of price, service and expertise.



• Insurance by people who are passionate about classic cars, just like you.

• Guaranteed Value™ - Using tools to determine the true value of your classic.

• Customized policies. Whether traveling, collecting, or if you own unique valuable parts and tools...we've got you covered.

• Phone: 877-922-9701

• Fax: 231-941-8227


Antique and classic car coverage


Hagerty is passionate about classic cars. That translates to their commitment of protecting your prized investments. With an expert claims handling team, offering stock original replacement parts. Boasting a 45% lower average premium than daily driver insurance and contributing 10% of their net profits to support the classic car community, Hagerty is an insurance company you can get on board with.


Grinnell Mutual Insurance Company logo

A Policy of Working Together.


•Products Offered: Homeowner, auto and business/commercial insurance

• Phone: (800) 362-2041

• Claims: (877) 467-2252

We live where you live.


For over 100 years Grinnell has been servicing America’s heartland by providing property and casualty insurance and reinsurance to their customers. Grinnell is the largest reinsurer of farm mutual companies in North America. While Grinnell offers reinsurance for many companies, they also specialize in commercial and business liability and commercial auto insurance. Many churches and villages benefit from their affordable liability rates, while many contractors and tradesmen are able to get an affordable commercial auto insurance policy.

Francis J. Paulus Insurance Agency, Inc is licensed to conduct business in the state of Ohio. The information on this site is a solicitation to conduct business only in the aforementioned states of authority.


PLEASE NOTE: We cannot bind coverage from requests sent through our website. If you need to add to or change your coverage, please call our office during business hours: 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday and 8:00 A.M. to noon on Saturday.


Francis J. Paulus Insurance Agency, Inc.  44576 Francis Paulus Rd, Woodsfield, OH 43793

740-472-0463 800-296-5710

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