NORWOOD, MA – January 24, 2018 – The Utility Contractors Association of New England (UCANE) today announced Ben Cavallo, owner and principal of C&S Insurance, as a newly elected member of the organization’s 2018 Board of Directors. Cavallo, who has built a career in commercial insurance for contractors and loss control services, was nominated by fellow UCANE members due to his active involvement on the Government Affairs Council and local industry participation.
Cavallo, along with the other 2018 board members and officers will be sworn in at the association’s installation dinner, held at the Four Points by Sheraton in Norwood. This year’s UCANE board is comprised of the following executives from Massachusetts and Rhode Island: Andrew Daniels of J. Derenzo Co; Nick Gamache of Rain for Rent-New England; Mike Gorman of E. J. Prescott, Inc; Bill Leonard of Aqua Line Utility; Greg Antonelli of GTA Inc; and David Walsh of Pawtucket Hot Mix Asphalt. Richard Pacella Jr. of R. M. Pacella Inc. will serve as UCANE’s Board President.
“We are thrilled to have such knowledgeable and dedicated executives on our board,” said Anne Klayman, UCANE’s Executive Director. “I’ve collaborated with Ben in the past. Some of our members have also worked with his team to improve their companies’ insurance programs and risk management strategies. He’s a true professional. I know Ben will be a valuable asset to our insurance committee, as well as to the association’s overall agenda.”
“It’s an honor to be invited to this post,” echoed Cavallo, who has been a UCANE member since 2014. “UCANE has a long history of advocating on behalf of utility contractors and underground construction projects. They continue to pave the way toward progress and profitability in the sector. I’m excited to lend my insights wherever I can. ”
In addition to his UCANE responsibilities, Ben Cavallo is a long-time board member for both the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents’ (MAIA) and the Sturdy Memorial Foundation.
About the Utility Contractors Association of New England
Established in 1954, the Utility Contractors Association of New England, Inc. (UCANE) is comprised of over 250 major contractors and associated businessmen and women who perform underground utility construction projects (water, sewer, electrical, gas, fiber optics, etc.) primarily in Massachusetts and throughout New England. Our membership is made up of both union and non-union companies ranging in size from small family owned businesses to large corporations, as well as MBE, WBE and DBE firms.
About C&S Insurance
C&S Insurance a premier agency with offices in Mansfield and Attleboro, Massachusetts. Our commercial insurance teams for construction insurance and landscaper’s insurance are changing the way business owners think about coverage, providing a host of value-added services and loss control strategies. All together, C&S now represents more than 13,000 New England families and forward-thinking companies.