By William Hamilton
PBN Staff Writer
EAST PROVIDENCE – Starkweather & Shepley Insurance of East Providence has achieved the Cornerstone Elite Agency Designation for 2011 from the Chubb Group of Insurance Co.
Starkweather & Shepley is one of nearly 200 commercial insurance agencies throughout the nation to receive Chubb’s Cornerstone designation.
“To be named by Chubb as one of the top ranked Commercial Insurance agencies in the country is a great honor for the employees of Starkweather & Shepley,” said Nat Calamis, president and CEO of Starkweather & Shepley.
“Acting as trusted advisers to their clients, Cornerstone agents are outstanding insurance professionals and well-respected in the industry,” said John Swords, regional branch manager for Chubb. “We are pleased to add Starkweather & Shepley to our list of dedicated Cornerstone agents and brokers who are delivering Chubb’s innovative products to our business customers.”
The member insurers of the Chubb Group of Insurance Cos. form a multibillion dollar organization providing property and casualty insurance for personal and commercial customers worldwide through 8,500 independent agents and brokers. Chubb’s global network includes branches and affiliates in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia.
Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. is one of the largest business insurance and benefits brokerage and advisory firms in southern New England, serving a wide variety of businesses and individuals.