Baltimore, MD January 29, 2020 – RCM&D, a leading independent risk management, insurance and employee benefits firm, has announced that James Shewey will assume the role of Market Leader for RCM&D’s Richmond office. Throughout James’ transition, he will continue to serve as the firm’s Education Practice Leader as well as the Client Service Team Leader for Richmond’s commercial insurance team.
This new role will allow James to continue to leverage his experience in risk management, insurance brokerage and contractual risk transfer at an even higher level. James will help lead new sales and overall revenue growth in the Richmond area for all RCM&D products and services. As he begins to take on the Market Leader responsibilities, he will be focused on recruiting sales talent, working with team leaders and members to effectively plan resources for growth on both new and existing accounts, as well as develop strategic sales and marketing efforts to demonstrate the firm’s innovative commercial insurance and risk management solutions.
“I look forward to the opportunity to continue supporting our great team of insurance and risk professionals, as well as our valued clients, while also enhancing our focus on strategic growth across all of the firm’s key industry segments.” said Shewey.
“Over James’ many years with the firm, he has established himself as an accomplished business development professional,” said Robert Cawley, President and CEO of RCM&D. “We are confident in his ability to generate continued and sustained growth in this geographic market as he develops in this new position.”
James joined the firm in 2006 as a member of RCM&D’s Business Development Group serving as a Client Executive. James’ proven expertise in risk management, insurance brokerage and contractual risk transfer in all industries led him to be named Client Service Team Leader for the firm’s Virginia operations. Additionally, James continued to develop a comprehensive understanding of the unique and evolving risks facing the education industry. In 2018, he was named Education Practice Leader, providing strategic direction and service alignment for k-12 schools, colleges, universities and consortiums.
Outside of the firm, James is well respected across the insurance industry. In 2018, he was named a Power Broker by Risk & Insurance Magazine for his work in the higher education industry.
RCM&D, headquartered in Towson, MD, is ranked among the top independent insurance advisory firms in the United States. Our specialized teams provide strategic solutions and consulting for risk management, insurance and employee benefits. Leveraging more than 130 years of experience and strong local, national and global reach, we partner with organizations to meet all of their business objectives. www.rcmd.com | 800.346.4075