Towne Insurance Names New Chief Growth Officer

8/1/2022 | Norfolk, VA

Towne Insurance Agency announced the addition of Suzanne J. O’Keefe as executive vice president and Chief Growth Officer. In this role, she will facilitate the continuous growth of Towne Insurance, the 5th-largest bank-owned agency in the nation.

“We are thrilled to have Suzanne join us as part of the Towne Insurance family,” said W. Douglas Russell, president and CEO of Towne Insurance. “Suzanne brings a wealth of knowledge regarding acquisition, talent, and overall growth opportunities to Towne Insurance. Her passionate, inspiring, and high-energy leadership will be a great contribution to our mission of serving others and enriching lives.”

O’Keefe is a 35-year insurance, banking, and financial services professional. In previous roles, she has led national sales teams, developed growth strategies, and created cultures of accountability and effectiveness. She has a deep understanding of the requirements of bank-owned agencies and works to promote cross-organizational collaboration and partnership growth.

O’Keefe is firmly committed to Towne’s community support and culture of caring. In the community, she currently serves as a mentor at Menttium. She will be based out of Raleigh, NC.

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