Rich Thompson Achieves Partner Status at BKS Partners

Rich Thompson Achieves Partner Status at BKS Partners

Tampa, FL (March, 23, 2023) – Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners, LLC (“BKS Partners”), an indirect subsidiary of BRP Group, Inc. (“BRP Group”) (NASDAQ: BRP), an insurance brokerage and risk management firm headquartered in Tampa, FL, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rich Thompson to Partner.

Rich helps companies optimize insurance programs by balancing coverage, cost, and administration through a proactive strategic plan and industry-leading client resources. Rich’s CPA background and Big 4 experience provides his clients with a partner who has a strong business acumen and perspective to help align program architecture to company goals.

To ensure his clients stay well informed, Rich is on the vanguard of insurance and keeps up with employee benefit innovation and trends. He is a Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) and is committed to being a leader in the industry.

Rich graduated from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA, and currently resides in Tampa, Florida. Before coming to BKS, Rich was a senior auditor with KPMG and enjoyed a 14-year professional baseball career in the Major Leagues with the Royals and Rays.

“I am fortunate to have built my career at BKS, where we have created a boutique client first firm with resources of a large national company.  Our colleagues go above and beyond to serve our clients and support each other. BKS has a bright future and a special culture that I’m proud to be a part of.”  – Rich Thompson, Partner 

“We are ecstatic to announce the promotion of Rich Thompson to Partner. Rich made the leap of faith to transition his career from public accounting to risk & insurance just over 7 and a half years ago and we are very grateful he did. During his tenure with the firm, he has built strong relationships in the business community, advanced his technical acumen, and has modeled our holistic philosophy for other Advisors. Rich’s strengths, including technical acumen, conscientiousness, and relationship orientation will continue to propel his career forward in his new position.” – Chris Huber, Managing Director of Sales

Rich Thompson can be reached at rthompson@bks-partners.com.

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ABOUT BKS PARTNERS
BKS Partners is an award-winning entrepreneur-led and inspired insurance brokerage firm delivering expertly crafted Commercial Insurance and Risk Management, Private Insurance and Risk Management, Employee Benefits and Benefits Administration, Asset and Income Protection, and Risk Mitigation strategies to clients wherever their passions and businesses take them throughout the U.S. and abroad. BKS Partners has award-winning industry expertise, colleagues, competencies, insurers, and, most importantly, a highly differentiated culture that our clients consider an invaluable expansion of their business. Learn more at www.bks-partners.com.

ABOUT BRP GROUP, INC.
BRP Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRP) is an independent insurance distribution firm delivering tailored insurance and risk management insights and solutions that give our clients the peace of mind to pursue their purpose, passion and dreams. We are innovating the industry by taking a holistic and tailored approach to risk management, insurance and employee benefits, and support our clients, Colleagues, Insurance Company Partners and communities through the deployment of vanguard resources and capital to drive our growth. BRP Group represents over 900,000 clients across the United States and internationally. For more information, please visit www.baldwinriskpartners.com.

NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
This press release may contain various “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which represent BRP Group’s expectations or beliefs concerning future events. Forward-looking statements are statements other than historical facts and may include statements that address future operating, financial or business performance or BRP Group’s strategies or expectations. In some cases, you can identify these statements by forward-looking words such as “may”, “might”, “will”, “should”, “expects”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “estimates”, “predicts”, “projects”, “potential”, “outlook” or “continue”, or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology. Forward-looking statements are based on management’s current expectations and beliefs and involve significant risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, developments and business decisions to differ materially from those contemplated by these statements.

Factors that could cause actual results or performance to differ from the expectations expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, those described under the caption “Risk Factors” in BRP Group’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2021, and BRP Group’s other filings with the SEC, which are available free of charge on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s website at: www.sec.gov, including those risks and other factors relevant to the business, financial condition and results of operations of BRP Group and factors related to the potential effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on BRP Group’s business, financial condition and results of operations. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those indicated. All forward-looking statements and all subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to BRP Group or to persons acting on behalf of BRP Group are expressly qualified in their entirety by reference to these risks and uncertainties. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and BRP Group does not undertake any obligation to update them in light of new information, future developments or otherwise, except as may be required under applicable law.

For Immediate Release:                                                                                              

March 22, 2022

Media Contact:

Chelsea Pastrana

904.395.8036

chelsea.pastrana@bks-partners.com

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