Lawrence J. Scanlon Jr.

Managing Director, Employee Benefit Services

Larry brings over 30 years experience in the insurance field as an agent, general agent, and broker. He joined Mutual/United of Omaha as an agent in 1981. In 1985, he founded the brokerage firm Scanlon & Associates and was a managing general agent for over 85 companies, including: AIG, Metlife, John Hancock, Hartford, and Aetna, among others, with as many as 180 agents under management at any given time.

In addition, Mr. Scanlon has over 25 years experience selling and administering group benefits to small and medium sized businesses. This experience has given him exceptional insight into employer needs often serving as a de facto human resource department. He holds an AA in mechanical design from the Wentworth Institute and a BS in education from Fitchburg State College.

Mr. Scanlon was born and raised in Beverly, MA and has served the community in various capacities as a member of the Hamilton Wenham Lions Club and the Beverly Kiwanis Club. He taught high school level engineering drawing and coached cross-country and track from 1967 to 1981 for the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District. Mr. Scanlon also has an extensive musical background performing throughout New England for over 50 years. He is also an avid golfer and carves award-winning decoys.