Ron Guerin Appointed President of Varney Canada and COO of Varney Tampa
We are pleased to announce that Ron Guerin will join the Varney Agency team in September as President of Varney Canada and Chief Operating Officer of Varney Tampa. Ron will utilize his extensive career in the insurance industry to lead all international functions and acquisitions and oversee the management and expansion of Varney Agency into the Florida and Québec markets. Ron brings over twenty years of experience in risk management and has demonstrated the leadership skills, focus and judgment required to take our diverse business to the levels called for in our strategic plan. With a vast relationship network in Canada and fluency in French, Ron will be able to effectively direct the organization's international strategy and footprint.
"We are excited to welcome Ron to the team. He represents an essential piece of the future of Varney Agency and is ready to take this organization to its next level of growth, change and innovation." said Tim Varney, President & CEO of Varney Agency.
Ron comes to us from United Insurance, where he has served as Senior Vice President and Managing Partner since 2010. He started his insurance career in 1990 working in both personal and commercial lines. In 1997 Ron purchased a minority share of the Parent Insurance Agency in Lewiston, Maine and was responsible for growing the commercial lines book of business until they sold to United Insurance in 2003. Following the sale, Ron remained with United Insurance continuing to manage all aspects of the Lewiston branch, eventually becoming a stockholder and a member of their Board of Directors. He also served as chair of the agency's Information Technology Committee.
Ron holds his certified insurance counselor designation and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Portland Community Chamber of Commerce, Maine Insurance Agents Association and Park Row Townhouse Owners Association. Ron is also a member of The Cumberland Club in Portland, Maine.
Ron was born and raised in Lewiston, Maine. He has a passion for the game of hockey and enjoys traveling to different venues to watch an NHL game. He currently resides in both Lewiston and Portland's historic Old Port.
Please join us in welcoming Ron to our team and wishing him great success in his new role.
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