For Immediate Release
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Stefan Petrella, [email protected]
Matthew Leonard Joins S&S as a Loss Control / Safety Specialist
EAST PROVIDENCE, RI August 2023 – Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc. (S&S) is pleased to welcome Matthew Leonard to our Loss Control Division as a Loss Control / Safety Specialist where he will assist clients with developing and implementing “Best-in-Class” safety.
“We are excited to announce the addition of Matt to our team. His experience will help our loss control/safety team to continue to keep our clients safe and compliant with industry standards moving forward.” shared Peter Jacavone, Senior Vice President & Construction Practice Group Leader.
Matthew has over 25 years of experience in the Loss Control and Safety industry. He has held positions of Vice President, Safety & Loss Control and Director of Environmental Health & Safety for several New England corporations. Some of Matthew’s designations include CRIS, TRIP, CHSO, and HAZWOPER/HAZMAT Train the Trainer. He attended and received several certifications from Keene State College and received two degrees from CCRI (Fire Science & General Business).
About Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc.
Established in 1879, Starkweather & Shepley is presently the largest independent agency in Rhode Island and the 61st largest Insurance brokerage firm in the U.S., along with being a top 10 Best Places to Work in Insurance, large-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, & Westerly, RI, Bristol, and Shelton, CT; Westwood, Sturbridge, and Martha’s Vineyard, MA: Palm Beach Gardens and Naples, FL.