Finance/Insurance: JOHN C. STANCHINA
CEO OF MID-ATLANTIC REGION, MARSH & McLENNAN AGENCY, RICHMOND
For over a decade, Stanchina has served as CEO of the mid-Atlantic region for the Marsh & McLennan Agency, which provides business insurance, employee health and benefits, retirement and private client insurance solutions. Previously, Stanchina also served as the company’s region president. Guy Morrison took over that role in 2021 and now reports to Stanchina.
In November, Marsh & McLennan announced it had acquired Pelnik Insurance in North Carolina.
A graduate of Muskingum University, Stanchina went to work at Thomas Rutherfoord Inc. in 1994 as a surety bond manager, and by 2008 he was division president of its Richmond office. Marsh & McLennan purchased Rutherfoord in 2010.
Stanchina is an emeritus board member of the Anna Julia Cooper School and vice president of the board for Greater Richmond SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now).
BEST ADVICE FOR OTHERS: There is always someone smarter, but no one can outwork you!
WHAT I’VE LEARNED: Trust your team. They will get it done regardless of where they are located.