Main Office Newport Office
70 Essex Road
Westbrook, CT 06498
449 Thames Street, Suite 210
Newport, RI 02840
p: 860.399.5945 or 800.262.8911
f: 860.399.3615
p: 401.848.0200  or 800.262.8911
f: 401.847.5947
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North Kingstown Office Darien Office
VFIS of Southern New England
1130 Ten Rod Rd, Suite A-207
North Kingstown, RI 02852
455 Post Road, Suite 202
Darien, CT 06820
p: 401.885.7000  or 888.834.7763
f: 860.399.2875
p: 203.656.3644 or 800.262.8911
f: 203.656.3970 or 203.656.1569
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Inquire about our solutions

General inquiryinfo@gowrie.com860.399.5945
Career opportunitiescareers@gowrie.com860.262.8911
Business insurancebusiness@gowrie.com860.399.3641
Employee benefitsbenefits@gowrie.com860.399.3662
Public safety & municipalitiesvfis@gowrie.com860.399.2860
Personal insurancepersonal@gowrie.com860.399.2841
Boat & yacht insuranceboats@gowrie.com860.399.3624
Mega yacht insuranceyachts@gowrie.com860.399.5945
Crew Medical & Healthcrewmedical@gowrie.com860.399.3634
The Burgee Programburgee@gowrie.com860.399.5945
One-Design Programonedesign@gowrie.com860.399.3627
Equine & farm insuranceequine@gowrie.com860.399.2816

Talk to our leadership team

Chairman and CEOCarter Gowrie860.399.3611
President and COO
Ed Gumbrecht860.399.3616
President and Principal,
Personal Insurance Division
John Fisher860.399.2841
President and Principal,
Benefits Division
Skip Young860.399.3660
Secretary and Managing PartnerChris Pesce860.399.3656
Senior Vice President and PrincipalBrad Preston860.399.2860
Senior Vice President and PrincipalChis Brodeur860.399.2829

Contact our sales team

Business and Burgee insuranceCarter Gowrie 860.399.3611
Business and Burgee insuranceSteve Prime 401.846.5130
Business insuranceChris Brodeur 860.399.2829
Business insurance marketingJeanette Zdanis 860.399.3641
Employee benefitsSkip Young860.399.3660
Employee benefitsTom Davidson860.399.3676
Public safety & municipalitiesBrad Preston860.399.2860
Public safety & municipalitiesRoy McNamee781.536.6921
Public safety & municipalitiesJeff Rudzavice860.399.2861
Municipalities, public safety & non-profitsKristen Lincoln860.399.2862
Personal, yacht, and commercialJohn Fisher860.399.2841
Personal and yacht insuranceJohn Owsianik860.399.2820
Personal and equine insuranceKiley Prime860.399.3647
Personal insuranceDennis Schmelzer860.399.3636
Yacht insuranceDawn Speros860.399.3653
Yacht insuranceRod Clingman860.399.3677
Crew Medical & HealthRick Bagnall860.399.3634
One-design insuranceSarah Davidson860.399.3627
Equine & farm insuranceHolly Griffin484.894.4792

Contact our department managers

Business insuranceBarbara Cooper860.399.3645
Business insurance marketingJeanette Zdanis860.399.3641
Employee benefitsMichelle Walsh860.399.3657
Safety and loss controlKellie Crete 860.399.2881
Personal insuranceJohn Fisher860.399.2841
Marine insuranceNancy Sprigg860.399.3624
Marketing and advertisingWhitney Peterson860.399.2812
Human resourcesDiane Livernoche860.399.3662
Claims managementEileen Silverstein860.399.3639
Gowrie IOD Claims ServicesRoy McNamee781.536.6921


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