Category: Inside Walsh Duffield

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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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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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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Our Growing Team

As we approach the holidays, now is a good time to reflect on the positive things that have been accomplished in 2019 and express gratitude to others around us.  This November, we are thankful for our wonderful clients and our hardworking team – including nine new additions that have helped us continue to thrive as

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Walsh Duffield Achieves Gold Recognition for Worksite Wellness

Scientific, evidenced-based instrument rates, recognizes workplace health programs and workforce heart health. The results of the American Heart Association 2019 Workplace Health Achievement Index were announced today and Walsh Duffield achieved Gold level recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace. Our Commitment to Employee Wellbeing Walsh Duffield is

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Walsh Duffield Named IIABA’s Best Practices Agency

Walsh Duffield has been selected to be part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) “Best Practices” Study Group. As a Best Practices Agency, Walsh Duffield along with only 267 independent agencies throughout the U.S.

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Sarah Ray Honored Nationally as one of WELCOA’s Top 25 Health Professionals

Walsh Duffield is pleased to share that our Wellness Coordinator, Sarah Ray has been named as one of the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA)’s Top 25 Health Promotion Professionals. Sarah placed 4th among many national applicants.   In order to qualify for this national recognition, nominees are ranked by their professional development, demonstrated success, leadership,

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Walsh Duffield Hosts 17th Annual Benefits Seminar

On June 6, Walsh Duffield hosted this year’s “Benefits Bonanza” – our annual educational seminar and vendor fair. The typical central plot of a western film is the classic, simple goal of maintaining law and order on the frontier in a fast-paced action story. Can we substitute western film plot with “everyday human resources and

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Walsh Duffield Makes Executive Leadership Changes as 5th Generation of Family Steps Up to Run Agency

Walsh Duffield Companies Inc. announced leadership changes at our executive level as the fifth generation of family takes operational control of the business.  Since 1860, Walsh Duffield has been a family owned, independent insurance agency, offering personal and commercial insurance, employee benefits and retirement solutions to clients across WNY. Sean Keenan Becomes Fifth Generation Leader

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