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New York’s Brady Risk Management inaugurates New England Office

Published 11 September 2017

Brady Risk Management has opened Brady Risk New England Property/Casualty Managing General Insurance Agency with offices at 100 Commercial Street, Portland, Maine serving Preferred retail insurance agencies in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts.

Brady Risk Management president Sean Brady and his wife are residents of Hamden Maine as well as Huntington, NY. Brady Risk Management specializes in many products for more than 25 years most notably workers Compensation (with a specialty in certain industries such as Aviation, Health Care and Staffing Companies), Restaurant Risk Management Practice, Environmental Consulting, Healthcare, Alternative Risk Transfer including Captive, Self-Insured Trust. Loss Portfolio Transfers, PEOs and Staffing Companies.

Keith Smaldon, previously Business Development and Marketing Vice President for Great Falls Insurance company has joined Brady Risk New England as Executive Vice President to lead the business development activities including product design, marketing and deployment of the "MAIN STREET ADVANTAGE".

Keith spent over 5 years as part of the team at Great Falls building that to the second largest underwriter of monoline workers' comp. in Maine. Keith's prior retail and reinsurance background in Maine, New England, New York and Lloyds of London will ensure delivery to our retail agent clients the very best diversity and deliverables in terms of products and services.  Keith and his wife reside in New Gloucester, Maine, restoring a 1780 farmhouse over the last 25 years.

Jennifer Woodard, Assistant Vice President also formerly Great Falls Insurance with responsibility for more than 75 agencies in Maine and New Hampshire, joined Keith and has the overall responsibility for our underwriting in both Maine and Long island NY. Jennifer's primary goal is to deliver on time bind able winning quotes and winning results for our retail agencies throughout New England. Jennifer resides in Turner, Maine with her son David. Her oldest son, Zac recently graduated from Air force basic Military training in San Antonio, Texas.

Brady Risk New England in concert with Brady Risk Management has developed several products, services and risk management approaches designed specifically to assist Main Street Retail Agencies compete and grow. \Providing these tools and services enables our agencies to successfully compete and retain clients against the larger national, regional and larger agents that tend to focus on a transactional commodity. Brady Risk Management provides proven value-added services enhancing the value proposition provided to their clients and insureds.  The "MAIN STREET ADVANTAGE"

The purchase of insurance and risk management advice & counsel should still be considered a relationship business where the insurance agent continues to be considered a trusted advisor and not the vendor of a commoditized product. The larger National and regional brokerages mass market various insurance products; this, together with consolidation in the industry leads to limited choices. We continue to believe, and support, the Independent Agency system as evidenced by our commitment to providing specialized products, superior claims management expertise, advanced technology together with underwriting expertise on behalf of several insurance carriers to our preferred agency distribution platform.

Initial product offerings include workman's compensation, loss forecasting, claims management, underwriting and marketing services on behalf of Carriers either not previously represented in certain New England States or who's market share has been understated. Access to these products and services will be limited and represent the "MAIN STREET ADVANTAGE."



Source: Company Press Release