Richard W. Anderson Elected to Starkweather & Shepley Board of Directors

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI — July 6, 2018 Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc. (S&S) has elected Richard W. Anderson to the Board of Directors. “We are all very pleased to have Rich join our board”, commented Larry Keefe, Chairman. “His leadership and diverse professional experience will further enhance our capabilities as a board”.

“I’m truly honored to be appointed to the Board of Starkweather & Shepley and look forward to continuing the firm’s rich history as we approach our 140th year as an independent insurance agency”, said Anderson.

Anderson, Starkweather & Shepley’s Chief Financial Officer, has over 30 years of experience working with middle-market companies as a financial, operational, and strategic adviser. Prior to joining S&S, he held a variety of executive positions; most recently as the Chief Financial Officer for iDevices, LLC.

Rich joined the Starkweather team in 2016 and is a graduate of Nichols College.

About Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc.
Established in 1879, Starkweather & Shepley is presently the largest independent agency in Rhode Island and the 68th largest Insurance brokerage firm in the U.S. Starkweather & Shepley, held in Trust since 1935, assures 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 Westerly, RI; Bristol and Shelton, CT; Westwood, Sturbridge, and Martha’s Vineyard, MA; Tampa and Ft. Myers, FL and Brattleboro, VT.