Middletown, RI (November 15, 2016) – OceanPoint Insurance has announced that John Kaull, Vice President and Commercial Lines Manager at OceanPoint, has been elected Vice President of the Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island (IIARI). The announcement was made at the association’s 116th annual meeting held at The Dunes Club in Narragansett, RI.

Kaull has over 22 years of experience in the insurance industry, spending the last 15 years at OceanPoint Insurance. Specializing in commercial lines, Kaull holds the professional designation of Accredited Adviser in Insurance (AAI). Prior to joining OceanPoint, Kaull worked at a regional insurance company as both an Underwriter and Claim Representative.

“We congratulate John on this tremendous achievement,” said Doug Mayhew, President of OceanPoint Insurance. “IIARI is a great advocate and supporter of the independent agent community and we are proud that John will serve in a leadership position to help further their mission.”

Residing in Portsmouth, RI with his wife and three daughters, Kaull holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island. Additionally, he is former Chairman of the Newport County YMCA.

About OceanPoint Insurance

Headquartered in Middletown, Rhode Island, OceanPoint Insurance Agency, Inc. provides a broad range of property casualty insurance products, in addition to a full array of financial services. Along with BankNewport, OceanPoint Insurance Agency, Inc. is a subsidiary of the Mutual Holding Company, OceanPoint Financial Partners, MHC. Tracing its roots back to 1863, OceanPoint Insurance Agency, Inc. is proud to serve the insurance needs of clients from three full service offices located in Middletown, Barrington, and Coventry Rhode Island, forming one of the largest independent insurance agency operations in southeastern New England. For more information visit www.oceanpointins.com.

About the Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island

Founded in 1900, the Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island is comprised of independent insurance agents who provide property and casualty insurance solutions to their customers and clients. Located in Warwick, IIARI participating agencies are independently owned and operated throughout most communities in Rhode Island as Trusted Choice® agents.