SYRACUSE, NY, August 1, 2012 /Worldwide Who's Who/
-- James R. Tompkins, the Vice President of First Niagara Financial Group, has been recognized by Worldwide Who's Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in financial services.
A seasoned executive, Mr. Tompkins has been in the commercial property casualty insurance business for 42 years. After graduating from Syracuse University with a degree in physics, he decided not to pursue a career in science, instead taking a job with an insurance company. Growing to love the industry more each day, he stayed with it, determined to continue his success and showcase his ability to provide exemplary customer service and keep his clients happy.
Following upper management positions held at Ostrov Agency & Brooks Agency and Alexander & Alexander, Mr. Tompkins joined First Niagara Financial Group 15 years ago, bringing with him expertise in health care management. His current leadership role requires he act as a health care consultant committed to serving and satisfying his clients. Also responsible for soliciting new accounts, managing an existing book of primarily hospital accounts and providing risk management services, Mr. Tompkins has become well versed in all aspects of being an accomplished insurance professional.
Active in his profession outside the workplace, Mr. Tompkins is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, Professional Insurance Agents and Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, Inc. In the next five years, Mr. Tompkins hopes to retire from his position, but not before passing his knowledge onto others to ensure they continue to serve First Niagara Financial Group with the same amount of passion and dedication that he exhibits every day.
For more information about First Niagara Financial Group, visit https://www.fnfg.com
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