Navacord Expands in Atlantic Canada with Mitchell McConnell Insurance

Toronto, ON (June 28, 2023) – Navacord Corp., a leading multi-line insurance brokerage and risk management firm, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Mitchell McConnell Insurance Ltd., effective June 1st.

Mitchell McConnell Insurance, whose legacy dates back to 1927, is headquartered in Saint John, New Brunswick. Thanks to their long-term staff, many of whom have spent the majority of their insurance careers at Mitchell McConnell, the P&C brokerage has become well-known for their dedication to their communities and relationships with their clients in the Saint John area and surrounding regions.

Beyond that, Mitchell McConnell is deeply specialized in aquaculture and is one of the only firms to represent this sector in the Maritimes.

“We’re proud to bring our expertise in aquaculture to Navacord and strengthen its representation in Atlantic Canada,” says Christopher L. Bourque, President, Mitchell McConnell Insurance. “We look towards this next chapter at Mitchell McConnell with great excitement as we bring expanded capabilities, service, and commitment to our valued clients and community.”

This alliance marks a significant and strategic move forward for Navacord as they remain focused on substantial growth in Atlantic Canada and offering their national backing to clients and communities located in the Maritime provinces.

“Atlantic Canada is an area that Navacord actively pursues for considerable growth, and we are pleased to have Mitchell McConnell represent Navacord for both their impressive reputation in the Maritimes as well as their highly specialized focus in the aquaculture sector,” says Shawn DeSantis, President and CEO, Navacord.

On the heels of Navacord’s largest partnership of the year, Mitchell McConnell adds to Navacord’s strategic growth in the Atlantic provinces as Canada’s fourth largest commercial brokerage looks towards achieving many more milestones for the remainder of the summer and 2023.

About Mitchell McConnell

Comprised of a talented team of insurance experts and support staff, we continue to expand upon our reputation of excellence in the field of Insurance and Risk Management. We are a full-service brokerage, offering risk management services, property/casualty insurance, and life and accident cover to both our personal lines customers, and our corporate clients.

Understanding that the role we play for our clientele is critical to peace of mind, and security, we strive to expand our knowledge and service capacity, always with an eye to concepts and innovation that are easy to understand and employ common sense.

About Navacord

Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Navacord is one of Canada’s top four commercial insurance brokerages. With $3 billion in premiums, Navacord stands as a leader in group insurance and risk management solutions. From commercial and personal insurance to surety, employee benefits and retirement consulting, Navacord leverages national strength and resources with the local-touch service of industry-specialized Navacord Broker Partners to deliver the trusted advice, expertise and custom insurance solutions clients need to face the future with confidence.

With a unique ownership model and value proposition, Navacord is the preferred partner for entrepreneurial insurance brokerages seeking to grow as a part of something bigger, while maintaining their distinct identity and culture. For more information, please visit

SOURCE: Navacord

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