Massachusetts’ Custom House Risk Advisors Hires 3

Custom House Risk Advisors (CHRA), a Westwood, Mass.-based independent risk management consulting affiliate of Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc., has hired Kathleen Nickerson as vice president, Susan M. Scanlon as a risk management consultant and Janine Stewart as an associate risk consultant.

With more than 30 years of experience and knowledge in risk management and commercial insurance, Nickerson will serve as a senior consultant and advisor for her clients.

Nickerson joins the Custom House team after previously serving as a risk management consultant at Fort Hill Risk Management in Boston, Mass., and as senior vice president at Robert M. Currey & Associates in Boston.

Scanlon, who has more than 17 years of experience and knowledge in the industry, will help commercial real estate and non-profit organizations better mitigate their risks and control their costs through insurance placement and risk management services.

Scanlon joins the Custom House team after previously serving as a risk management consultant at Fort Hill Risk Management in Boston and as a consultant at Robert M. Currey & Associates in Boston. She previously worked for Robert D. Gordon Adjusters.

Stewart has more than 20 years of risk management experience, focusing primarily on the commercial real estate sector. She will ensure that her clients experience a high level of customer service by identifying their unique exposures, discussing risk management best practices and suggesting and/or negotiating insurance coverage.

Stewart joins the Custom House team after previously working as an associate consultant at KFDA Risk Advisors in Boston and a senior risk management technician at Robert M. Currey & Associates in Boston.

CHRA specializes in risk management and insurance issues applicable to all avenues within the real estate industry. Its clients are owners, developers, contractors, operators and managers of various asset classes across the real estate sector. CHRA also has expertise in other arenas, including non-profit and financial institutions. It focuses on the appropriate transfer of liability, using techniques specific to the particular risks and composition of each client.

Source: Custom House Risk Advisors