GMI Insurance has announced two new hires

Together, Hall and Kelly will be responsible for growing the company’s product offerings, including workers compensation and other specialty programs.

Prior to joining GMI, Hall served as senior vice president and managing director of workers’ compensation and regional vice president at Breckenridge Insurance.

“We are very pleased to welcome Shawn,” said Mark Trudel, president of GMI Insurance. “His responsibilities will impact every aspect of GMI in his company-wide COO role. We are especially excited about Shawn’s experience building client and carrier relationships. His unparalleled market expertise puts the us to expand and grow our successful business.”

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“GMI has been a success,” Hall said. “What intrigues me is the potential to grow the business – it’s limitless. I look forward to expanding existing products, bringing in new lines of coverage and developing new programs, each step organically feeding into the next and building our new team along the way. The foundational culture at GMI enables us to foster an environment where employees work for and with others for a greater purpose. I want everyone to be proud of what they do at GMI.”

Kelly joins GMI from Breckenridge Insurance, where he served as an associate broker. He has expertise in client and vendor management, market analysis, auditing, and communication planning.

“I am excited about this opportunity to work with Shawn on developing new programs and bring my years of wholesale experience to GMI,” he said.

“I’ve known Shawn for over 10 years and look forward to working with him and Kelly as I transition into a more market-facing role,” said Karen Trudel, outgoing COO at GMI.

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