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News  OCABR Recognizes Columbia Insurance of Lynn

3/02/2023
  • Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation
Undersecretary Ed Palleschi and Columbia President John Olson

Lynn, MAOCABR yesterday kicked off the 2023 Licensee Recognition Program with a visit to Columbia Insurance Agency in Lynn.  Many thanks to President John Olson, Director of Business Development Christine Pierce, and the entire Columbia team for their warm hospitality. Columbia Insurance Agency was recognized for their contributions to the community and to the consumers of the Commonwealth. They serve as a shining example of the gold standard we aim for with all our licensees. 

Special thanks to Lynn Mayor Jared Nicholson, Sen. Brendan Crighton, Rep. Dan Cahill, and Rep. Peter Capano for attending this special event along with Lynn City Councilors Rick Starbard and "Coco" Alinsug.

The Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR) oversees and supports the Division of Insurance (DOI) which administers the Commonwealth's laws pertaining to the protection of consumers through the regulation of the insurance industry. The agency monitors financial solvency and licenses insurance companies, producers, and agencies like Columbia Insurance Agency. 

Congratulations to Columbia Insurance Agency!