Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners’ Rich Thompson Named a 2017 Up & Comer Finalist

Tampa, Florida (October 17, 2017) – Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners (BKS-Partners), one of the top 100 largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the U.S., congratulates Rich Thompson on being named a Tampa Bay Business Journal’s as a 2017 Up & Comer finalist.

The TBBJ’s 2017 Up & Comers were chosen based on empirical review by a distinguished judging panel, who sorted through over 400 nominations to determine the top 60 prime candidates. These Up & Comers have proven their abilities as working professionals through unfaltering dedication to their crafts.

Rich Thompson joined BKS-Partners in 2015, he is focused on partnering with clients to address risk management and employee benefit needs as they relate to their businesses. Rich is a licensed CPA, coming to BKS from KPMG, where he served as an audit senior. Rich’s accounting expertise gives him a unique understanding of client risk profiles and strategies to address those risks. Before joining BKS, Rich enjoyed a 14 year professional baseball career. Rich made his Major League debut with the Kansas City Royals in 2004, and played for the Tampa Bay Rays in 2012.

See the full listing of 2017 Up & Comers here.

About Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners

Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners (BKS-Partners) is an award-winning independent insurance brokerage firm providing private risk management, commercial risk management, employee benefits, and Vitality™ programs to clients wherever life takes them throughout the U.S. and internationally. BKS-Partners has been named a Best High-Net-Worth Insurance Brokerage Firm in 2015 and 2016 by Private Asset Management Magazine. One of the largest privately held firms in Florida, BKS-Partners takes a holistic and boutique approach to insurance architecture and risk management. The firm builds personalized client relationships and utilizes a proprietary process called RiskMapping™ to examine client lifestyles, passions, professions and business ventures. This innovative approach generates a 360° view of each client’s unique risk profile. BKS Holistic Protection™ is then custom designed, which provides integrated coverage for all areas of a client’s life. Headquartered in Tampa, with seven offices located throughout the state of Florida, BKS-Partners is driven to make a difference in the community, rewarding colleagues’ community involvement and supporting more than 40 charitable organizations.

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