Dick joined Allen in 2008 and is one of Maine's most experienced managers of larger Property & Casualty accounts, with 35 years of experience at W. C. Ladd & Sons and its successor firm, TD Insurance. Over the years Dick has created insurance and risk management plans for many of Maine's leading companies representing a diverse business mix.
He has developed an expertise with accounts that have significant marine exposure such as shipyards, marine contractors, boat yards, tug & barge accounts and yacht manufacturers. Dick leads the company's efforts in creating the Marine & Energy Division (see tab) and has been instrumental in placement of coverage for companies involved in the energy sector. Dick is a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified Risk Manager (CRM). He was one of the first 100 individuals to receive the CRM designation nationally.
Dick is active in the Maine Ocean & Wind Initiative and attends conferences and seminars throughout the Northeast in regards to the development of renewable energy sources. A graduate of the University of Maine in Orono, he grew up on Vinalhaven and now lives in Camden.