James Andreoli, CPCU, A SLI
Senior Vice President
Jim Andreoli is a Senior Vice President specializing in Property and Casualty insurance placements as well as Environmental and Excess. Jim has been with Quaker since 1988, after graduating from the College of the Holy Cross and Saint John’s High School in Shrewsbury, MA. During his years at Quaker, Jim has gained extensive knowledge of the Excess and Surplus Market and has handled the placement of all size accounts including Fortune 100 accounts. His areas of expertise are with contractors, real estate accounts, environmental and property risks. Jim serves on the Agency Council of several E&S Carriers including one of the industry’s largest, and has excellent rapport with all carriers. He is a member of the Holy Cross Varsity Club, New England Surplus Lines Association and the Worcester County Insurance Association. He holds the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI) designations. In addition, Jim sits on the boards of several local Non-Profit organizations. In his spare time, Jim enjoys golfing, skiing, coaching high school football, and relaxing on the beach in Harwich Port, MA. Jim lives in Worcester with his wife Leslie and their three children.
Senior Vice President
James Hawkins is a Senior Vice President specializing in Property and Casualty Insurance placements as well as Environmental, Professional and Excess accounts. Jim has been at Quaker since 1985 and deals primarily with Massachusetts agents throughout the entire state. Prior to joining the Quaker organization, he spent 5 years working in the Commercial Department of The Travelers Insurance Company in Worcester, MA. Jim’s responsibilities at Travelers included the underwriting and marketing of all the various lines of Commercial business. Jim graduated from Babson college in 1979 with a Bachelors degree as well as a major in Marketing.
Jim served 6 years as chairman of his Condominium Association and still keeps active with giving advice to the current Board members. In his free time, he loves spending time with his 3 year old granddaughter and volunteering in his local community of North Oxford, MA.
Tony O’Donnell, CPCU, ASLI
Tony O’Donnell is a Vice President specializing in Brokerage Property and Casualty Insurance. He joined Quaker Special Risk in 1995 after a successful career as an Educator. He attended the University of Nottingham in England where he earned his Bachelors Degree and he then earned a Masters Degree in the USA. He provides insurance services to retail agents in MA, CT, RI and NH.
Tony earned his CPCU designation in 2000, his Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI) the same year, and he is a licensed Property & Casualty Broker in MA. In his free time, Tony enjoys coaching soccer, recently earning his National Coaches license. He is an avid cyclist and swimmer, participating in numerous charity events throughout the year.
Liam Staunton, CIC, ASLI
Liam Staunton is a Vice President and specializes in Commercial Property and Casualty Insurance. Liam joined Quaker in 2002 after receiving a Bachelors Degree from the College of the Holy Cross. Since then he has spent his career building a vast knowledge of Commercial Lines Insurance and cultivating relationships with retail agents in New England. Liam is a member of NAPSLO Next Generation, Holy Cross Club of Boston and Young Insurance Agents of MA. He holds both Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and the Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI) designations.
Liam lives in Milton, MA with his wife Tiffany and three children, Sophia, Julia and LJ. In his free time Liam enjoys spending time with family, traveling and volunteering in the Boston community.
Philip McGinnis, CIC, CRIS, ASLI
Phil McGinnis, Vice President, is a Property and Casualty Insurance specialist, serving retail Agencies across New England. Phil graduated from Babson College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He joined Quaker Special Risk in June of 2008 after spending three years as a sales representative for Assurant Health. Phil keeps his Massachusetts Property and Casualty license active and earned the Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI), Construction Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS), and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designations. He is a member of the Cape Cod Independent Agents Association and New England Surplus Lines Association. He lives in Northborough with his wife Jil, daughter Violet, and two sons Griffin & Callan. In his spare time, Phil enjoys spending time with his family, coaching youth sports, golfing, and reading.