SWANSEA, WESTPORT, E. FREETOWN, MA…Partners Insurance Group, LLC, one of the region’s leading independent insurance agencies with eight locations in Southeastern MA and RI, today announced the promotion of two members of its executive team.
Patrick D. Long
Patrick D. Long of Westport, Massachusetts, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer. He will take over the leadership reins from Lawrence T. Wilson Jr., who will retire from the post he has held since 2010 as of June 30th, 2020.
Long, who formerly held the title of Senior Vice President/Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, began his career in the insurance industry in 2003 and joined Partners Insurance Group in 2006. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Eckerd College and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts in addition to several nationally recognized industry designations.
Long has been a member of the South Coast Insurance Agents Association since 2011 and previously served as the association president for two terms. He is also an active member of the South Coast Business Alliance. In addition, Long has served on the board of trustees for the Atlantis Charter School in Fall River since 2015.
Lori Chaput of E. Freetown, Massachusetts, has been named Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer. Previously, she held the title of Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer. Chaput has 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, beginning her career at John Hancock Insurance in Boston. Prior to joining Partners Insurance Group in 2008, she owned an insurance agency consulting business.
Chaput attended Dean Junior College and the University of Lowell and holds several industry licenses and designations. She is past president of the MA/RI Chapter of Applied Systems Client Network and served as chair of the Chapters Committee. In July of 2017, Chaput was one of 15 women named to Banker & Tradesman’s prestigious “Woman of FIRE” list. She is an active volunteer with organizations including Gifts to Give and the Elements Learning Collaborative. “It is with extreme pleasure that we announce the promotion of these two outstanding individuals,” said Lawrence Wilson, President/Chief Executive Officer of Partners Insurance Group. “Both Patrick, as President and CEO, and Lori, as Chief Operating Officer, have the knowledge and skills to lead Partners Insurance Group into this new decade and beyond. The entire Partners team congratulates them as they assume their new roles within the organization.”
More about Partners Insurance Group
Partners Insurance Group, LLC is one of the area’s leading insurance agencies with eight offices throughout the South Coast Region: Fall River, Swansea, Seekonk, Somerset, New Bedford, Fairhaven and Tiverton, Rhode Island. Partners prides themselves as a professional insurance agency providing consultative expertise along with an impressive lineup of competitive product offerings. Recognized by MAIA with the Five Star Award of Distinction for independent insurance agencies, Partners Insurance Group provides strength of a team that focuses solely on your individual insurance needs and delivers exceptional service for their clients.