SAN Awards 2022

Alliance recognizes excellence among independent insurance agencies at
SAN Group’s Annual Business Meeting and Conference


Hampton, NH • May 17, 2022: Satellite Agency Network Group, Inc. (SAN), the leading alliance of independent insurance agencies in the Northeast, announces its 2022 SAN Awards recipients, presented at its annual business meeting on April 29. The awards honor nine SAN member insurance agencies with outstanding performance and notable industry achievements.

“SAN is made up of some of the most innovative and successful independent agencies in the Northeast, helping to protect individuals and businesses from both known and emerging risks,” said Larry Rose, SAN president and COO. “We take great pride in recognizing the achievements of our members and peers. Congratulations to all the 2022 SAN Award winners.”

SAN’s most prestigious honor, the President’s Club Award, recognizes one top-performing SAN member agency demonstrating growth, continued education, excellent customer service, inspired leadership and overall achievements in the insurance industry. SAN presented the 2022 President’s Club Award to Blue Line Insurance Agency, Inc. of Lake Placid, NY. Agency owner Kelly Gonyo accepted the award.

Additional awards include the Peak Performer Award, recognizing member agencies that achieve profitability based on 2021 combined written premium with strategic partner companies within a predetermined loss ratio. The Mountain Climber Award honors start-up agencies that write a predetermined threshold in annual P&C premiums within 36 months of operations and membership with SAN while maintaining a favorable loss ratio. Those recipients include:

Peak Performer Award Winners:
Integrated Insurance Solutions – Framingham, MA
Pacheco Insurance Agency, Inc. – Fall River, MA
Summit Financial Group, Inc. – Milford, CT

Mountain Climber Award – 1-Year Achievement Winners:
Amber Achhamey Insurance Agency, LLC – Buffalo, NY
Thakkar Insurance Agency – Burlington, MA
XP Insurance Partnership LLC – Quincy, MA

Mountain Climber Award – 3-Year Achievement Winners:
Evergreen Insurance Agency Inc. – Middletown, NY
Tommelleo & Assoc. – New Castle, PA


Pictured above in header image (left to right):

  1. SAN’s Andrew Fornari with Simon Szeto of XP Insurance Partnership
  2. SAN’s Andrew Fornari with Derek Schultz of Integrated Insurance Solutions
  3. Larry Rose, SAN President & COO, with Kelly Gonyo of Blue Line Insurance Agency
  4. Sanjay (left) and Jenish (right) Thakkar of Thakkar Insurance Agency with SAN’s Andrew Fornari (center)
  5. Joe Pacheco of Pacheco Insurance Agency, Inc. with SAN’s Andrew Fornari


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