Company News

Recent Growth & Employee Promotions

We would like to congratulate the Walsh Duffield colleagues who have had recent promotions and responsibility changes in 2022. Employee Promotions Victoria Church has been promoted to Client Relationship Associate. Over the past 3 years, Victoria has served as a key member of the Commercial Lines team supporting our Client Relationship Associates and Client Relationship Managers with

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Welcome New Hires

As we continue to learn and grow in 2021, Walsh Duffield is pleased to announce 5 new hires that have helped us continue to thrive as your trusted insurance partner. We are happy to welcome the following new team members: Suzannah Emerson – Benefit Service CoordinatorSuzannah Emerson has joined Walsh Duffield as a Benefits Service

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Walsh Duffield Recognized at Family Business Awards Ceremony

Walsh Duffield was recently recognized as one of Buffalo Business First’s 2020 Family Business Award winners. These awards honor multigenerational and family businesses for overall excellence, innovation, ethics, philanthropy and contribution to the strength of the region. Watch the Family Business Awards presentation here. Walsh Duffield is proud to be honored alongside many other great

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Promotion of Christopher Kempton leads to Addition of Mike Conroy

Walsh Duffield is pleased to announce the promotion of Christopher Kempton to Executive Vice President, Director of Business Development. Over the past 19 years, Chris has focused on building our employee benefits practice from the ground up – making it one of the most respected and qualified in the WNY area. “We are excited to

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Walsh Duffield Retains IIABA’s Best Practices Agency Status

Walsh Duffield retains its Best Practices status, once again becoming a part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States. This status comes by participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) Best Practices Study group. The annual survey and Study of leading independent

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Upcoming Webinars

There are no upcoming webinars scheduled at this time. Latest Webinar Replays Topic: The Post-Election Healthcare LandscapePresented on: Thursday, November 19th – 11am Click here for video replay What’s next for healthcare policy in 2021 and beyond? Join us as Roberta Rifkin, SVP Government Affairs and Strategic Partnerships at Independent Health, discusses the future of

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2020 Benefits Seminar Update

For the last 18 years, Walsh Duffield has looked forward to hosting our annual benefits seminar.  It has been an event in which we bring together the business and HR community with vendor partners, great speakers, and our dedicated staff to offer a robust schedule of activities to keep you informed on key HR and

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A Message From Our President & COO

At Walsh Duffield, supporting our clients is always our top priority. As a partner to you and your business, we continue to closely monitor the impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and we are working to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees, clients and the Western NY communities that we care so much

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Walsh Duffield Partners with OSEA for Risk Management Services

Walsh Duffield is pleased to announce a partnership with OSEA, Inc., a 30-year-old environmental, health, safety and security consulting firm, to provide Risk Management services to our commercial insurance clients. As part of the relationship, OSEA will provide a full array of proactive safety consulting services designed to help reduce accidents, enhance incident response, lower

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Reflecting on 2019

As we wrap up 2019, we would like to reflect upon all of the hard work and achievements that this year has brought us. Family leadership The beginning of 2019 brought about a positive change for our agency, as Sean Keenan became the fifth generation of family to take organizational control of Walsh Duffield.  With

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