John Scanlon brings 35 years of experience in the insurance industry in Connecticut to TFG Insurance and TFG Financial Services. John earned a bachelor’s degree at Saint Michael’s College in 1978 and a J.D. from the University of Bridgeport School of Law in 1985. He started off his insurance career as a wholesale broker in 1979 and moved to retail insurance sales in 1985. John was recognized as Young Insurance Agent of the Year by the state of Connecticut in 1987. In 1991, John and his partners from Stone Transportation, LLC founded Stone Insurance Agency with the goal of becoming the top agency for transportation companies in the Northeast. During his tenure at Stone, John earned this reputation in his extensive network of business owners and insurance carriers. He is regarded as the premier broker in New England specializing in transportation.
John’s dedication to serving his community extends beyond his work in the insurance industry. He served as a referee for high school and college soccer games in Connecticut and tri-state area for 24 years. He was awarded Referee of the Year by the state of Connecticut in 1998. John also served as a board member of the town of Bethany’s Board of Education for 13 years and received official citations for his work in education from the state in 2002 and 2003. John currently volunteers with the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Connecticut and was elected to their board of directors.