(Bangor, ME & Portsmouth, NH –July 29, 2019 ) – Cross Insurance, a subsidiary of Cross Financial Corp., based in Bangor, Maine, and one of the largest independent insurance providers in New England, announces the closing and merger of Cross Insurance Exeter NH and Somersworth NH offices into a larger more centrally located office in Portsmouth NH. With that move, Cross has promoted David Branning to Vice President and Branch Manager, He will be based in Portsmouth, NH.
David joined Cross Insurance in 2016 as an Account Executive, and became Branch Manager of Somersworth, NH and Exeter, NH in 2017. In his new role, David is responsible for the day to day operations of the newly opened Cross Insurance – Portsmouth, NH branch. This location opened its doors on April 15, 2019 at 75 Portsmouth Blvd, Suite 100, Portsmouth, NH and combines the property and casualty expertise of the Exeter and Somersworth previous branches.
“David has been a natural leader with extensive industry knowledge for the Cross Insurance NH team. With the consolidation of the Somersworth and Exeter offices; we expect our Portsmouth, NH branch to grow and prosper under his leadership,” said Royce Cross, President & CEO of Cross Insurance.
“I’m thrilled to join the Cross Insurance combined team from the Cross Exeter and Somersworth offices in the newly opened Portsmouth branch. Cross’s reputation and leadership in the insurance industry are second to none,” David said. “Cross Insurance is a highly-respected, family-run organization with a long history in Maine, NH and throughout New England.”
David is a graduate of Wagner College, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, and a Master of Science degree in Accounting. He lives in Tewksbury, Massachusetts with his wife, Emily, and their son, Frank.
Since its founding in 1954, Cross Insurance has grown extensively through the acquisition of more than 100 insurance agencies throughout New England. The company now has 800
employees operating out of offices in Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Cross Insurance has a proud tradition of serving clients, both large and small, with the honesty, fairness, and diligence they deserve.