For Immediate Release
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Stefan Petrella, [email protected]
EAST PROVIDENCE, RI JUNE 2022 – Providence Business News has named Starkweather and Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. (S&S), Vice President Theresa D’Orsi, as an honoree of the 2022 Business Women Awards Program. This year’s awards program recognized 30 women.
This program honors the success of women in a variety of industries (including health care, legal, accounting, and social services, among others), recognizing younger, professional Women to Watch as well as experienced Industry Leaders. Theresa is being recognized as Professional Services in the Industry Leaders category.
“Women are still very underrepresented in the construction industry,” Theresa said. However, “mentorship can help close the gender gap in construction,” she continued. She is extremely passionate about working with clients and always thinking outside the box for solutions.
Theresa joined the S&S team in 2016 with outstanding experience, working in the insurance industry for 37 years. She represents construction firms throughout New England and provides these clients with personalized assessments and customized insurance programs tailored to their unique construction business risks.
About Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc.
Established in 1879, Starkweather & Shepley is presently the largest independent agency in Rhode Island and the 59th largest Insurance brokerage firm in the U.S., along with being a top 20 Best Places to Work in Insurance, mid-sized company, by Business Insurance. Starkweather & Shepley, held in Trust since 1935, ensures the firm will remain privately held in perpetuity, providing certainty to clients and associates alike. The firm provides commercial and personal insurance, health and employee benefits, surety bonding and risk management services. These services are provided nationally and internationally, through its partnership with Assurex Global. Headquartered in East Providence, RI, Starkweather has additional branch offices in Providence and Middletown, RI, Bristol, Pawcatuck and Shelton, CT; Westwood, Sturbridge, Sagamore Beach and Martha’s Vineyard, MA: Palm Beach Gardens and Naples, FL.