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  • Avery Insurance continues to grow—adds new talent to commercial team

    PORTSMOUTH–Avery Insurance, a fourth generation, family-owned, independent insurance agency located in New Hampshire, continues its strategic growth with the addition of Jessica Meierdirk as a commercial risk specialist. Meierdirk will be based in the Portsmouth office and manage her own roster of clients as well as assist the sales team on new business opportunities.   

    Early in her career, she worked for an agency in a support capacity learning the various facets of account servicing and agency operations. In 2013, she took a role as a commercial lines agent where she gained experience insuring large construction accounts, general and artisan contractors, condominiums, professional risks, and a host of other classes of business. “Our clients are going to love Jess and her diverse and well-rounded experience,” said Tod O’Dowd, president, Avery Insurance. “From aviation to contractors, landscapers, and professional services, she understands the nuances of each industry and will bring a wealth of knowledge to our team.”                    

    With this new addition, Avery to continue its upward trajectory of growth. With offices in Portsmouth and Wolfeboro, and New Orleans, Avery has access to leading insurance companies in the marketplace providing its clients with complete asset protection. “We continue to expand our workforce to meet the varied needs of our customers and the evolving insurance landscape," said O’Dowd.  

    Meierdirk resides in Dover and is passionate about her role as a volunteer leader for the American Red Cross. To learn more about Avery’s approach to complete asset protection, visit www.Averyinsurance.net.


    About Avery Insurance

    Avery Insurance Agency is a fourth generation, boutique, independent insurance agency.  

    Headquartered in New Hampshire, Avery Insurance provides customized insurance solutions for businesses and individuals across the country.  Since 1899, Avery’s consultative approach  to analyzing its clients risks and exposures, advising on the proper coverages, and advocating on their behalf ensures the best protection and service at the most competitive price. 

    For information, visit www.Averyinsurance.net.