Tom O’Donnell named Associate Managing Director
Minneapolis, MN (August 13, 2018) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, announced today the relocation and expansion of its Minneapolis office, and a newly appointed Associate Managing Director, Tom O’Donnell. The office, which focuses heavily on specialty Commercial and Personal insurance, will now be located at 150 South Fifth Street Towers, Suite 2650, Minneapolis, MN 55402.
“Since moving to Minneapolis from St. Paul seven years ago, the Minneapolis office has consistently delivered strong business results,” said Daniel Kaufman, Senior Vice President, Corporate Growth, H.W. Kaufman Group, parent company of Burns & Wilcox. “We expect that in this upgraded space, the office will continue to grow in terms of personnel and revenue, as well as deliver the excellent levels of service and expertise to our retail brokers and agents that has become a stalwart of our Minneapolis team.”
O’Donnell previously served as a Senior Commercial Underwriter for Burns & Wilcox in Scottsdale before moving to Minneapolis for the Associate Managing Director position this year. Amongst his responsibilities, O’Donnell will lead relationship management with current and potential regional clients, and the hiring and training of incoming talent.
The new location will serve as a recruiting point for the Burns & Wilcox Minneapolis office, which is dedicated to attracting millennial talent to the insurance industry. The office is an open concept format, complete with building amenities including: a wellness room and gym, bike ramps and corresponding storage rooms to encourage associates to travel green.
“Our office displays a vibrant and energetic attitude,” said O’Donnell. “This space will help support the significant growth of our team, and we look forward to sharing it with our clients and new hires.”
The office change is effective immediately. All office phone numbers will stay the same.
About Burns & Wilcox
Burns & Wilcox is the industry’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager internationally recognized for its expertise in commercial and professional liability, property, marine and personal insurance.
Burns & Wilcox is a member of H.W. Kaufman Group, which has over 60 offices across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom and employs more than 2,000 professionals. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Metro Detroit, H.W. Kaufman Group also includes: Burns & Wilcox Brokerage, Burns & Wilcox Canada, Burns & Wilcox Re, Atain Insurance Companies, Afirm, Global Excess Partners, R.B. Jones, Royal Premium, Minuteman Adjusters, and London-based, Chesterfield Insurance Brokers, Lochain Patrick, and Cranbrook Underwriting. More information can be found at www.burnsandwilcox.com or www.hwkaufman.com.