For Immediate Release
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Stefan Petrella, Vice President, [email protected]
Starkweather & Shepley Hires Tim Braun as Director, Information Technology
EAST PROVIDENCE, RI AUGUST 2021 – Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc. (S&S) has hired Tim Braun as Director, Information Technology, overseeing all operations and management of the department. Braun will be responsible for formulating organizational growth through technical, digital, and innovative business solutions. He will also provide strategic IT leadership and direction for all S&S practice groups and business units to drive operational efficiencies.
“I’m excited to be part of the Starkweather difference. I am really looking forward to transforming the existing technology to contribute to Starkweather’s growth and evolution,” stated Braun.
“We are very excited to have Tim join our team. He is a collaborative, results-oriented technologist that will help Starkweather & Shepley continue to evolve, become more efficient, and drive our customers’ experience through technology,” stated Peter Plumb, Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to joining S&S, Braun was IT Director for the Kennedy Donovan Center, a non-profit organization in Foxboro, MA. He has an extensive IT background and has previously worked for MASS Clean Energy and Audax.
About Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc.
Established in 1879, Starkweather & Shepley is presently the largest independent agency in Rhode Island and the 57th largest Insurance brokerage firm in the U.S., along with being the 33rd largest personal lines agency. 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.