Michael Crain
Michael Crain
Risk Advisor

Welcome to a Better Way to Buy Insurance

TCG is a one-stop shop for your personal and business insurance needs.

The Crain Group is an independent agency comprised of three core divisions: Commercial Solutions, Employee Benefits, and Personal Solutions. Together, we help both businesses and individuals surrounding the Knoxville, Tennessee area mitigate risk by offering a full suite of customized Auto / Car Insurance, Home Insurance, and Business / Commercial Insurance solutions and tools.

We are a privately owned independent insurance agency, but our expertise and investments in technology allow us to offer more benefits than our larger competitors. Our expertise allows us to offer more choice in products and also the capacity to provide important value-added services to business clients in the areas of human resources, safety, and wellness.

Serving our communities continues to be an important part of who we are. From donating our time and resources to charities to mentoring up-and-coming professionals in the world of insurance, we are committed to making a positive impact.

Specializing In Erie Insurance

Erie Insurance has been helping customers since 1925 with their auto, home, business, and life insurance needs.
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