Schofield Insurance Services will move to DG’s Wellesley Hills headquarters
Deland, Gibson Insurance has announced the merger of Schofield Insurance Services with the Wellesley Hills-based independent agency. Schofield Insurance Services, owned and operated by David Schofield, is an independent insurance agency based in Millis. The merger, which is effective as of November 1st, 2017, will see Schofield Insurance Services move to Deland, Gibson’s corporate headquarters in Wellesley Hills, MA. Mr. Schofield will join Deland, Gibson as a Senior Risk Advisor.
“Schofield Insurance Services and specifically Dave Schofield is a natural fit for our Agency,” said, Chip Gibson, CEO, of Deland, Gibson in his comments on the merger. “Dave is committed to his clients and is actively involved in reducing risk. He will seamlessly fit in with the team here are Deland, Gibson.”
An independent insurance agency for over 20 years, Mr. Schofield has been advising and insuring families and businesses since 1992. In his new position with Deland, Gibson, he brings a wealth of both insurance sales and entrepreneurial experience.
“I am excited to join a firm committed to proactively servicing their customer base,” said Mr. Schofield in the official merger announcement. “Additionally, adopting DG’s consultative Risk Reduction process will add significant value to my clients. I look forward to helping them become more efficient and productive.”
Mr. Schofield is a resident of Millis, where he lives with his wife and two daughters as well as Sadie the dog. He is a 1991 graduate of UMass Amherst.
Deland, Gibson Insurance, a Five Star Agency
For over 100 years, Deland, Gibson Insurance Associates of Wellesley has been a family-owned and operated agency. Now helmed by the third and fourth generations of the Gibson clan, the agency has evolved over the years from a generalist agent into a top risk-advisor and insurance manager. With more than $40,000,000 in written premiums, however, the core of the agency’s success is in its clear mission as a client advocate and its innovative approach towards its producers which allows them to own their own book of business.
As a Five Star Agency, it is one of only 27 independent insurance agencies in Massachusetts and Rhode Island that have received this designation.
To be considered for the Five Star Award of Distinction, an agency must undergo a “fitness review” by the MAIA which examines five key imperatives:
- Customer Focus
- Management/Leadership Excellence
- Human Resource Excellence
- Process & Product Excellence
- Future Success
Our Agency Interview with Deland, Gibson
In 2015, Agency Checklists interviewed Deland, Gibson to learn more about the agency’s unique business model and its innovative approach towards producers. To read that article, please continue on the following link, “Deland, Gibson Insurance: A Model Agency With A Novel Approach To Its Producers.”