Baldwin Risk Partners Appoints Joe Finney to President, Mainstreet Insurance Group

TAMPA, FL (January 17, 2017) – Baldwin Risk Partners (BRP), a Tampa-based insurance distribution and consulting holding company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Finney to President, Mainstreet Insurance Group (MIG).

MIG is a division of BRP focused on providing insurance brokerage coverages and solutions to mainstreet Americans and businesses. Operating companies in the MIG group includes The Villages Insurance Partners and Ryan Insurance.

In his role as president, Joe is responsible for establishing the organization’s strategic and operational performance, developing and facilitating the execution of business integration plans and sharing of operational best practices for newly acquired operations, and identifying acquisition and merger opportunities.

Joe joins BRP with over 30 years of experience. Prior to joining BRP, Joe served as an Operating Partner with Concentric Equity Partners where he was also the Chief Executive Officer for Environment Pest Services, LLC.  There he successfully grew the business ten-fold through organic sales and acquisitions.  He has also served as the CEO and President of Tire Centers Divisions for Michelin North America, and President of Sears Automotive Group.

In 2016, BRP partnered with Florida Medicare Options and Medicare Market Advisors, in 2017 already, BRP has partnered with Ryan Insurance & Financial Services.

“We’re pleased to welcome Joe to the BRP team,” says Trevor Baldwin, BRP President. “We believe his expertise and business acumen will help to further develop the Mainstreet Insurance Group division, and contribute to continued growth within our industry.”

“Joe’s operating and M&A experience integrating and growing geographically dispersed, culturally congruent, and multi-unit operations adds wonderfully to our leadership team skill sets and attributes,” says Lowry Baldwin, CEO. “His presence and participation creates the opportunity for BRP to fully realize the terrific potential to partner with other entrepreneur-led and inspired firms. “

Joe Finney can be reached at jfinney@baldwinriskpartners.com.

About Baldwin Risk Partners

Baldwin Risk Partners is an insurance distribution holding company. Its core focus is on management of resources and capital to fuel organic and acquisitive growth in the insurance industry. Under BRP, these investments bring new professionals, increased geographic representation, expanded value propositions, innovation and new lines of insurance competency. BRP member companies include Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners, The Villages Insurance Partners, Medicare Insurance Partners, American Risk Partners, and Florida Medicare Options.

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