Acadia Insurance Company has named Christopher Rourke as their new Regional Vice President- Connecticut Branch Manager.
CONNECTICUT (March 15, 2010) - Acadia Insurance Company has named Christopher Rourke as their new Regional Vice President - Connecticut Branch Manager. Mr. Rourke will help to develop and monitor the overall underwriting, marketing, loss control, and claims strategies for the Connecticut office. He will be responsible for the management and development of the agency force including coordination of the relationships with other specialty business units such as Marine and Agribusiness.
He began his career as an Underwriting Trainee at The Hartford Insurance Group, and was ultimately promoted to Regional Vice President for the Boston Regional Office which included the four state territory of MA, NH, VT, and ME. He then joined William Gallagher Associates, where he was the Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Rourke was most recently employed by Aronson Insurance Agency as a Senior Vice President, where he was an advisor to management on various strategic and operational matters. He also oversaw business development, with specific focus on the Technology and Business Services industries.
He is a graduate of Villanova University, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and a concentration in Finance. In addition to his professional experience, he has been active in his community, volunteering with the United Way of Massachusetts Bay, and serving on the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).