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Jack Dowd, Fifth Generation, Joins Dowd Insurance Agencies

HOLYOKE — The Dowd Insurance Agencies, an insurance provider serving New England for more than 118 years, announced Jack Dowd will be joining the agency as an account executive. His addition represents the fifth generation of family to be employed at the Dowd Insurance Agencies.

“It’s a real sense of pride that I feel welcoming my son, Jack, to the family business representing the fifth generation here at the Dowd Insurance Agencies,” said John Dowd Jr., president and CEO of the Dowd Insurance Agencies. “Not only is Jack continuing a legacy, but he has also spent several years working in the industry outside of the family business, gaining valuable skills and experience. I think he is a great fit for our company and will be happy in his new position. We’re all very excited to have him join our team.”

Jack Dowd graduated from Saint Michael’s College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2011. He has held several positions with Goji Insurance in Boston, where he sold personal auto insurance and homeowner’s insurance. He was consistently ranked number one in sales throughout the entire company of over 120 salespeople, and was responsible for managing and training several sales teams. He is a licensed property and casualty insurance producer, has participated in the Quincy Mutual Group Commercial and Personal Underwriting Program, and is working to complete the Certified Insurance Counselors Program.

“The Dowd Insurance Agencies has deep roots in our community,” said David Griffin Sr., executive vice president and treasurer of the Dowd Insurance Agencies. “We are excited about Jack joining the team and continuing a tradition of commitment to our customers and this area for years to come.”

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