In 1935 Cecil W. Powell & Company made its first mark in the world of insurance, founded by its namesake Cecil W. Powell who brought his extensive knowledge in insurance and bonding with him to this new venture. In 1973, Fitzhugh K. Powell, Sr., son of Cecil W Powell, was named agency President. Today, he serves the company as Chairman of the Board Emeritus while his son, Fitzhugh K. Powell, Jr., AAI, CRIS, CWCA has been the company President since 1993.