Richard W. Brewer
Richard W. Brewer is the president and chief executive officer of ProMutual Group, Boston, Massachusetts. ProMutual Group is one of the largest providers of medical malpractice insurance in the Northeast, and is presently the largest writer in its home state. It also conducts business in the other New England states, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Mr. Brewer has been with the company since 2001.
Prior to joining ProMutual Group, he was the president and chief executive officer of Arbella Mutual, one of the largest writers of personal insurance in Massachusetts. He was employed in that position for twelve years. Before that he was vice president and regional director of National Grange Mutual of Keene, New Hampshire. He previously held a number of positions with Hartford Insurance, most notably as general manager of the Cleveland regional office.
He has been involved with a number of industry and civic activities. He has served as the chairman of Commonwealth Automobile Reinsurers and the Massachusetts Property Insurance Underwriting Association (FAIR Plan). He has also served as the president of the Insurance Library Association of Boston. He is presently a governing committee member of the Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Reinsurance Plan (MMMRP).
In addition, he has been a board member of Kids Voting Massachusetts, the New England College of Finance, and the Quincy College Foundation. He has also been active with United Way on various occasions and has served on the planned giving committee of Fairfield University. He is presently a member of the board of trustees of American Institute for Economic Research, Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
Mr. Brewer holds a BA from Fairfield University and an MBA from the University of Bridgeport. He and his wife, Barbara, reside in Sudbury and Westport, Massachusetts, and are the parents of three grown children who live in the Boston area.