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Starkweather & Shepley Named in Business Insurance’s Annual Best Places to Work in Insurance
Award Recognizes Outstanding Employers in the Insurance Industry
EAST PROVIDENCE, RI SEPTEMBER 2022 – Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc. (S&S) today announced it has been named in Business Insurance’s annual Best Places to Work in Insurance program, which recognizes employers for their outstanding performance in establishing workplaces where employees can thrive, enjoy their work, and help their companies grow.
Starkweather & Shepley is a Top 100 brokerage firm offering insurance, employee benefits, and risk management services on a local scale and nationally through their partnership with Assurex Global. They also have a wholesale brokerage division, an in-house claims department, and offer HR Consulting and Loss Control services. S&S has 15 offices located throughout Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Florida and employs more than 300 associates.
“It is exciting for us to be recognized nationally by Business Insurance (BI) as a Best Places to Work in Insurance. The accolade and achievement is one we value, appreciate, and strive for daily. This is our 2nd consecutive year of recognition from BI, the professional industry standard and advocate. Our Workplace success is directly attributable to our associate’s commitment to one another. In it together.” Commented Larry Keefe, Chairman & CEO
Best Places to Work in Insurance is an annual sponsored content feature presented by the Custom Publishing unit of Business Insurance and Best Companies Group that lists the agents, brokers, insurance companies and other providers with the highest levels of employee engagement and satisfaction. Harrisburg, PA.-based Best Companies Group identifies the leading employers in the insurance industry by conducting a free two-part assessment of each company. The first part is a questionnaire completed by the employer about company policies, practices, and demographics. The second part is a confidential employee survey on engagement and satisfaction.
About Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc.
Established in 1879, Starkweather & Shepley is presently 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.
S&S also has national affinity, practice, and program expertise. 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, Newport, and Middletown, RI, Bristol, Pawcatuck and Shelton, CT; Westwood, Sturbridge, Sagamore Beach and Martha’s Vineyard, MA: Palm Beach Gardens and Naples, FL.
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Best Companies Group works with partners to establish “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies,” and “Best Employers” programs on a national, state-wide, and regional basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment using employer questionnaires and employee satisfaction surveys, Best Companies Group identifies and recognizes companies that have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.