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The Team at V.F. McNeil enjoying a 130th Anniversary Video Presentation

Leading Trusted Choice® Independent Insurance Agency celebrates 130 years of successfully serving its clients and its community.

Branford, CT – April 15, 2016 – The team at V.F. McNeil Insurance, a top provider of property and casualty insurance solutions in Connecticut, recently kicked off the recognition of its 130th Anniversary during a staff meeting by watching a video presentation and enjoying a celebration that highlighted its past successes and reviewed its future activities aimed at serving its clients and its community.

In celebration of its milestone, V.F. McNeil will be focusing on refreshing its brand by developing a new website,constructing a commemorative agency video, giving its client waiting area a makeover,and putting more focus on educating consumers about the advantages of working with a Trusted Choice® Independent Insurance Agency.  In addition, the team renewed its annual commitment of involvement and support within its community.  To learn more about the team’s community involvement, please visit their community involvement page.

One of V.F. McNeil’s proudest success stories involves a large, Connecticut-based manufacturer who became one of its first clients in 1886 and has remained with the agency ever since due to their outstanding level of service.  They are both celebrating their 130th anniversaries this year!

Since 1886, when the agency began with only hand-written fire policies, V.F. McNeil has continued to emerge into a Trusted Choice agency of the future by continuing to develop its team and its technological capabilities to successfully serve a multi-generational client base and the community that surrounds them.

“As an agency that currently serves multiple generations but has a growing base of millennials, we are excited about the focus on our brand presence.  Our goal is to provide a top digital communication experience to our clients and prospective clients as well as to maintain the personalized and consultative approach that we’ve become so well known for,” states Marketing Director, Pauline Handy.

“We’re incredibly proud of our success and very grateful to our clients and community for their continued support.  It’s an honor to serve each.  We look forward to many more years to come,” said Daniel McNamara, President of V.F. McNeil, in a brief interview.

Look for V.F. McNeil’s signature colors of blue, green, and white along with the Trusted Choice service mark, Free to Do What’s Right forYou℠in its creative presence online and in print.  To learn more, you can also visit V.F. McNeil Insurance at or contact the agency at 203.481.2684.


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