John Kelly, Author at Insurance Thought Leadership



John Kelly

John Kelly

John Kelly currently serves as senior vice president in the public entity solutions department for HUB International in their Norwell and Wilmington, MA, offices. He is responsible for managing accounts in the New England region and consults with public entity customers.

Kelly began his insurance career in 1981 as an underwriter in the property reinsurance department at American Re-Insurance (now Munich Re) in Boston and in 1989 was promoted to assistant vice president and property reinsurance manager. In 1996, he was promoted to vice president and assumed responsibility for management of the Public Entity Group Eastern Region in the Princeton, NJ, home office.

From 2004 to 2014, Kelly served as operations manager for the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association (MIIA), a Boston-based public entity pool that insures approximately 70% of all Massachusetts municipalities. From 2011 to 2014, he also served as chief underwriting officer for MIIA Reinsurance, a Vermont captive reinsurer.

Kelly received his bachelor of arts degree from Colgate University and is licensed in Massachusetts as a producer and insurance adviser.

Recent Articles by John Kelly

Danger Lurking in Wrongful Convictions

A great concern today is the impact of damages associated with wrongful conviction claims. Last month, two local entities in Illinois were sued by a wrongfully convicted young woman. After spending nearly 10 years in prison, then being released due to an advancement in science/knowledge of shaken baby syndrome, Jennifer Del Prete could be one […]

How to Picture the Future of Driverless

Picture this: The year is 2025. A call comes to the police station—someone has broken into a local home. A drone is deployed to the address and arrives within five minutes. The drone feeds video to the station and to the closest autonomous (driverless) police vehicle. The drone guides the police car to the location. […]

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