Deland, Gibson Insurance Associates, Inc. celebrates 110th anniversary with a hometown addition. 

It has been a landmark year for Deland, Gibson. The year began with the agency celebrating its 110th anniversary as well as 25 years of sponsoring the Wellesley Townsman’s “Athlete of the Week”. 

Deland, Gibson’s most recent milestone is the addition of Tom Skelly and Skelly Insurance Agency. He will join Deland, Gibson as Vice President of Sales and Operations.  

 Tom has been a resident of Wellesley since 1990 with his wife Kathleen and their three children.  He has served on the Board of Governors at Wellesley Country Club, as a Library Board Trustee and has been a town meeting member for 15 years.  His fondest memories are coaching his children and their friends in baseball and softball.  

Tom comes to Deland, Gibson with over 29 years experience in the property and casualty insurance industry.  The last 20 years he ran his own insurance agency.  He is currently on the board of the Mass. Association of Insurance Agents as secretary/treasurer and in line to become Chairman of the 1,400 agency organization in 2013.  Tom has also served on the board of the Entrepreneurs Organization a 7,500 member international business organization with chapters in 150 countries.  Tom served as President of EO in 2003-2004.          

Tom will bring vast insurance sales, operational knowledge and entrepreneurial experience to Deland Gibson. “I am excited about joining with a firm that shares my commitment to customer service and to reducing our clients total cost of risk while broadening their coverage”.