PEARL RIVER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Freeway Insurance New York, one of the largest privately-owned insurance brokers in the state, today announced it has hired industry veteran, Stuart Blodgett, as Vice President of Sales.
Reporting directly to Freeway Insurance New York President, Jeffrey B. Wingate, Blodgett will be responsible for driving organic growth across Freeway Insurance and James S. Sullivan locations.
“After a rigorous search, I’m thrilled to have Stuart join the Freeway Insurance family,” said Jeffrey B. Wingate, president of Freeway Insurance New York. “I have no doubt his wealth of experience, knowledge and leadership will make him an invaluable asset as we continue to grow.”
Blodgett brings over 24 years of experience in the insurance industry as an agency producer and company sales executive. Most recently he served as the New York sales leader for Titan Insurance, where he was instrumental in launching its New York product – appointing from the ground up over 175 independent agents and growing NYS to just under $10 million in premium.
Prior to Titan, Blodgett was appointed sales and training manager for Encompass/Allstate for over 10 years. He also served in production roles at Church Mutual, Merchants Insurance Group and Country Way. Blodgett is a licensed P&C agent and broker in New York, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Heidelberg University in Ohio.
For more information about Freeway Insurance New York, visit freewayinsurance-ny.com.
About Freeway Insurance
Freeway Insurance, Inc., established in 1987, is one of the largest privately-owned insurance brokers in the United States. As one of the fastest-growing nationwide insurance distribution companies, Freeway offers insurance policies that provide coverage throughout the United States. The Company is constantly researching, growing and diversifying product offerings to stay responsive to the ever-evolving insurance market. Freeway offers a wide range of plans, from the most basic to premium plans, in auto, truck, commercial vehicle, fire, flood, homeowners, renters, small commercial, motorcycle, motor home, ATV, watercraft, and boat insurance products. In 2008, Freeway Insurance partnered with Confie, a California-based national insurance distribution company. Today, Freeway Insurance services customers through 77 offices. Freeway consumers access Freeway Insurance through neighborhood Freeway offices as well as by visiting www.freewayinsurance.com or calling (800) 300-0227.