Allen insurance agents earn certifications

Jul 03, 2018
Karen Reed

Camden — Two employees of Allen Insurance and Financial have achieved new certifications in their areas of expertise.

Karen Reed, a member of the business insurance team in the Camden office of the company, recently earned the designation of Certified Professional Insurance Agent, a professional designation conferred by the American Insurance Marketing and Sales Society.

Reed, of Appleton, has been with Allen Insurance and Financial for 25 years and specializes in insurance for contractors and large businesses. She is also certified as a Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist, and is a member of the Maine Association of Building Efficiency Professionals.

Chris Richmond, a member of the marine insurance division at Allen Insurance and Financial, recently earned the designation of Certified Marine Insurance Professional from the International Institute for Marine Insurance Studies.

Richmond, a licensed mariner and former schooner captain, works with mariners and boat yard owners in Maine and around the U.S. and heads up a marine insurance program endorsed by Tall Ships America, working with the owners and crew of historic sailing vessels. Richmond also holds the Accredited Advisor in Insurance designation and is a member of the board of directors of the Maine Marine Trades Association.


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