EAST PROVIDENCE, RI — July 2, 2018 Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. (S&S), has been honored as “One of the Best Places to Work” in Rhode Island for the sixth year in a row. The award list, which is compiled by Providence Business News, recognizes the best places of employment in Rhode Island that benefit the state’s economy, workforce and business. The 2018 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island list showcases over 50 companies. Starkweather & Shepley was nominated and won under the mid-sized companies’ category.
Companies participated in a two-part survey evaluating workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics along with an employee survey measuring the employee experience.
“Six consecutive years is truly an honor and an acknowledgement to the firm. We are all proud of our ongoing commitment to our stakeholder associates. Collectively and collaboratively, we strive to be innovative, forward thinking for the continued benefit and growth of all our valued associates and clients. Exceptional Experiences = Exceptional Results.” stated Larry Keefe, Chairman & CEO.
In addition to this accomplishment, Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. has been recognized as an “Elite Agency” by Insurance Business America Magazine, one of the “Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies” by Providence Business News, and has celebrated over 139 years in business. Starkweather continues to grow and is ranked the 68th largest agency in the nation.
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.