Wills Insurance Joins The Richards Group
(Bennington, VT) Wills Insurance has joined The Richards Group effective January 4th, 2016. The Richards Group, headquartered in Brattleboro, Vermont, has provided local Insurance, Employee Benefits and Retirement Plan solutions to clients throughout Vermont and New Hampshire since 1867, and was recently named one of the 2016 “Best Places to Work in Vermont” by Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce.
Wills Insurance to provide the same great customer service.
The entire Wills staff will remain at their current 116 South St location with the exception of Peter Donavan, who is retiring after 50+ years in the business. “We’re excited to provide the same excellent service going forward that Wills has been providing for the past 100 years while at the same time remaining local and improving on our ability to deliver value to clients.” Wills President David Newell said.
Increased benefits for Wills Insurance customers.
The partnership with The Richards Group will benefit clients by ensuring that decisions and service remain “local” for years to come and will be especially good news for business customers as they will have access to more insurance carriers and broader risk management services. In addition to Commercial and Personal Insurance, The Richards Group provides Employee Benefit and Retirement Plan consulting.
As part of the transaction, the Wills building is also being purchased, ensuring continuity and stability of one of Bennington’s most prominent downtown office buildings. “The Richards Group and Wills Insurance have been ‘business friendly’ for over 25 years with a long history of collaboration. We are thrilled to be a part of the Bennington business community and to make a significant investment in the future of its downtown,” said Peter Richards, Vice President of The Richards Group.