Connected Insurance Podcast : Staffing Trends to Skyrocket Agency Growth

November 6, 2019
Renowned insurance marketer and founder of Agency Revolution, Michael Jans speaks with our marketing manager, Tia Gagnon, to learn about the growth Chalmers has had through marketing and communications, as well as being a tech-forward company.What’s the biggest staffing trend to take the independent agency system by storm? Adding marketing staff, that’s what!Listen NowThe Connected Insurance podcast is presented by Agency Revolution. Listen to interviews with the most… READ MORE

Insurance Is All About the Community

November 4, 2019
After recently being awarded as a Best Agency to Work For, Insurance Journal interviewed our President, Steve Cote about the importance of community involvement to the success of Chalmers Insurance Group."Understanding the hard work, collaboration and innovative spirit required to reinforce our value to our clients, carrier partners and communities in which we live and serve,” is an ongoing goal for the agency, says Cote."Spring Employee Appreciation (for reaching Q4… READ MORE

Steve Cote, President Awarded for Lifetime of Community Service

October 25, 2019
The Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce honored Steve Cote with the White Mountains Treasure award to recognize him for "tremendous contributions to Mt. Washington Valley and for demonstrating outstanding and consistent care for our communities and for the quality of life of all their residents without the expectation of reward or commendation." Stating that without our Treasures, "we would not have the very important social services, business support, and entrepreneurism that make our… READ MORE

Chalmers Insurance Group Named A Best Agency To Work For In US

October 1, 2019
NATIONAL | Special Report | Best Agency to Work ForChalmers Insurance Group is honored to have been voted as a Best Agency to Work For in the United States and to have won the Bronze award for the East! Each day our agents and staff members work to protect the assets of our neighbors and each day our management team works to support our co-workers in that goal. "Our team can feel our dedication to their success and that makes the difference in the way we serve our clients. To be recognized by… READ MORE

Gorham Maine Office Expansion

August 2, 2019
GORHAM - Chalmers Insurance Group, one of the region’s largest independent insurance agencies, has announced their move from 65a Main Street to 7 Railroad Ave., Suite 100 Gorham, ME on August 12th. The office will be located in the beautiful rotunda space on the first floor of the brand new Station Square building.65a will be closed August 5th-9th to facilitate the move. Service by phone and email will be uninterrupted. (The new building coming together - 7 Railroad Ave. Gorham… READ MORE

Young Agents Optimistic About the P-C Industry and Their Future In It

February 1, 2019
Chalmers Insurance Group Marketing Manager, Tia Gagnon, was interviewed alongside NHAIA colleagues in The Standard, January 2019 edition.Nearly 400,000 insurance professionals are expected to retire from the industry within the next few years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. While the looming talent gap is a pressing concern at both the insurer and agency levels, it represents an enormous opportunity for young people who have entered the business in the last several years.We… READ MORE

American Red Cross Blood Drive

January 15, 2019
The need for blood is constant and only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for patients in our community. Nationwide, someone needs a unit of blood every 2 to 3 seconds and most of us will need blood in our lifetime.We will be hosting a blood drive for the American Red Cross at our headquarters, 100 Main St. Bridgton ME from 10am to 3pm on January 31st. You can click here and search zip code 04009 to find Chalmers and make your appointment or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) READ MORE

Insurance Journal Names Jim Chalmers as a 2018 Agent of the Year

January 10, 2019
Welcome to Insurance Journal’s Agents of the Year report. This report features 20 agents who define what it means to be a successful independent agent today. These agents are more than top sellers. While they have achieved impressive success in sales and demonstrated laudable business intelligence and entrepreneurial skills, they also have shown they have a passion for what they do and a commitment to professionalism and, in many cases, specialization. For them, being an insurance… READ MORE

Career Lessons from Dottie Chalmers Cutter: Homegrown Leader

November 30, 2018
Originally published in HR MagazineFor the co-owner of a fourth-generation business, a strong work ethic is all in the family.Dottie Chalmers Cutter is honored to be the HR leader of a long-standing family business, but it’s a role that comes with tremendous responsibility. After all, what’s at stake goes beyond sales and profitability to what will be the Chalmers’ legacy.“I know I have big shoes to fill,” says Cutter, vice president of operations at the… READ MORE

Next Generation

January 8, 2018
Chalmers Insurance Group Passes the Torch to the Next Generation January 1, 2018 It is with great enthusiasm and excitement that we announce Bruce and Bill Chalmers will be transferring ownership of the Chalmers Insurance Group to the fourth generation of Chalmers family members, Jim Chalmers and Dottie Chalmers Cutter, effective January 1, 2018. Says Bruce Chalmers, “Bill and I proudly leave the Chalmers Insurance Group in the hands of a Leadership Team that has… READ MORE