Veteran insurance professional Kenny Richardson has joined The Baxter Insurance Group.
Richardson, has been named vice president of property and casualty for Hayes-based Baxter Group. The company also has offices at Kilmarnock and Chincoteague.
Richardson said he is well familiar with many lines of insurance, having worked in the field for more than 30 years. Baxter offers Nationwide and a number of independent lines of insurance.
Recently, Richardson became one of three representatives at Baxter to become certified in handling health insurance linked to the Affordable Care Act initiative.
Steve Eudy, vice president and financial advisor for Baxter, said Richardson will be assigned to the Kilmarnock office after training in Gloucester. Eudy said Richardson will help Baxter grow its presence on the Northern Neck.