Longtime Risk Adviser and Past President Robert W. Gilbert Jr. Retires from The Dowd Agencies

Robert W. Gilbert Jr. has retired after 43 years of dedicated service at The Dowd Agencies, LLC, a leading New England insurance provider celebrating 120 years of family-led business this year. An insurance consultant and risk adviser for The Dowd Insurance Agencies, Gilbert also served as its president, vice president and treasurer over the course of his tenure. “Bob has

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David W. Griffin Sr. received 2018 Daniel J. Gallivan Award

David W. Griffin Sr., executive vice president and treasurer of The Dowd Agencies, LLC, a leading insurance provider serving New England for over 120 years, is the 2018 recipient of the Daniel J. Gallivan award from the Holyoke St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee. “We are honored that one of our own has received this well-deserved honor,” said John E. Dowd Jr.,

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The Dowd Insurance Agencies hires Mason Lebron as account executive

The Dowd Agencies, LLC, a leading insurance provider serving New England for over 115 years, recently welcomed Mason Lebron, a resident of Springfield, as an account executive. “The Dowd Agencies continues to grow to meet the needs of the communities we serve,” said John E. Dowd, president and CEO. “Mason is a welcome addition to our team, bringing experience with

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The Dowd Insurance Agencies hires Nick Vautrin as account executive

The Dowd Agencies, LLC, a leading insurance provider serving New England for over 115 years, announced that Nick Vautrin, a resident of South Hadley, has been hired as an account executive. “As the Dowd Agencies continues to grow, we are regularly looking to add new talent to our team,” said John E. Dowd, president and CEO. “Nick is an excellent

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Jon Lumbra named Managing Partner/President of Dowd Financial Services

The Dowd Agencies, LLC, a leading insurance provider serving New England for over 115 years, has appointed Chief Financial Officer Jon D. Lumbra as the new managing partner/president of Dowd Financial Services. “This is a natural progression of responsibility and oversight for Jon,” said John E. Dowd, president and CEO. “He brings nearly two decades of experience in financial services

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David W. Griffin Sr. commended for 35-year commitment to the CIC

David W. Griffin Sr., CIC, LIA, the executive vice president and treasurer of The Dowd Agencies, LLC, has been recognized by The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) for his 35 years of committed professional leadership and advanced knowledge. Griffin earned the designation through a series of rigorous examinations and has maintained the designation by annual attendance at an approved

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The Dowd Agencies partner with the Hartsprings Foundation to support Big Brother Big Sisters of Hampden County

The Dowd Agencies are proud supporters of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampden County. In collaboration with Hartsprings Foundation we will be taking part in a clothing drive for the entire month of August. Hartsprings was founded in 1997 with the purpose of funding Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring programs in Massachusetts and Connecticut. With a partnership with Savers Thrift stores Hartsprings turns

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The Dowd Agencies launch drive to benefit The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

  Collection boxes set up at each branch location throughout the month of May The Dowd Insurance Agencies, a leading insurance provider serving New England for more than 118 years, today announced the launch of a cell phone collection drive to benefit The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV). The organization, founded in 1978, works to end violence in the

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David W. Griffin, Jr., promoted to vice president at The Dowd Insurance Agencies

The Dowd Insurance Agencies, a leading insurance provider serving New England for more than 118 years, today announced David W. Griffin, Jr., has been promoted to vice president of The Dowd Insurance Agencies. Griffin is based out of the Holyoke office and works with the other branches based in Hadley, Southampton, Ludlow and Indian Orchard. “The Dowd Insurance Agencies is

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Five generations later, Holyoke’s Dowd Agencies stays true to insurance roots

Written by Keith O’Connor, Special to The Republican No story about the Dowd Agencies – the oldest insurance agency in Massachusetts under continuous family ownership – and its tremendous growth over the years can be told without a little background history first. Like many Irish immigrants who came to settle in Holyoke, James J. Dowd arrived in the Paper City

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