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Thomas DiCarlo Joins S&S as the Personal Lines President
EAST PROVIDENCE, RI JULY 2023 – Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc. (S&S) is pleased to welcome Thomas DiCarlo to our Personal Insurance Division as the Personal Lines President. Thomas will lead, execute, and innovate Personal Insurance Practices.
“It is with utmost joy and enthusiasm that I share the news of my appointment as the President of Personal Insurance at Starkweather,” stated Thomas. “I firmly believe that the foundation of any successful endeavor lies in the strength of the team, and I have full confidence in our collective abilities to surpass expectations and set new benchmarks within the industry. The Starkweather legacy is synonymous with trust, reliability, and innovation, and I am honored to be entrusted with furthering these values as we forge ahead into the future. I am genuinely excited about the possibilities that lie ahead, and I invite you all to join me on this remarkable adventure. To each member of the Starkweather family, thank you for your warm welcome and the trust you have placed in me. I am truly grateful for this incredible opportunity and cannot wait to begin this thrilling chapter together.”
“We are very excited to be welcoming Thomas to our leadership team. Personal Lines of Insurance is our 2nd largest discipline, servicing over 20,000. clients throughout New England, the Cape & Islands, and nationally including two (2) offices on the east and west coast of Florida.
Thomas will certainly refine and expand on our valued Select and Private Client personal insurance brands. His passion, commitment, and drive to innovate personal lines was day-one apparent.” Commented Larry Keefe, Chairman & CEO.
Thomas brings with him 12 years of experience as a Personal Insurance Professional. In his former role as Vice President and Regional Executive at PURE Insurance, Thomas was responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and operations of the company in the New York region. He implemented effective business strategies, managed key relationships, and ensured the delivery of exceptional service to members and brokers alike. Through his leadership, Thomas made a significant impact in fueling growth and upholding PURE’s esteemed reputation as a trusted insurer in the region. Thomas will be based out of the East Providence office but will have a presence in all Starkweather offices.
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 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.