Barry Lundquist’s professional background includes over 35 years of insurance industry success in underwriting, sales, sales leadership, and senior executive management and consulting roles.
After graduating from the University of Vermont in 1973 with a BA in Economics, Barry joined the Paul Revere Life Insurance Company as an employee benefits underwriter and subsequently held positions in employee benefits sales, sales management, and executive sales management for employee benefits. He also led Revere’s individual disability brokerage and national accounts distribution systems and served as Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer and as a member of the company’s board of directors.
Subsequently, Barry held the positions of Senior Vice President of Sales at Provident, and Vice President – Strategic Initiatives at Unum and UnumProvident. In 2000, Barry founded Eastport Marketing Group, a consulting and marketing services company that work with top insurance companies and distributors to design and implement customized solutions which are focused on growth and improving results.
From 2009 through 2014, Barry served as President of the Council for Disability Awareness (CDA), a non-profit corporation which is dedicated to educating the American workforce about the risks and consequences of disability. CDA provides information and tools for workers, employers, financial advisors, insurance agents and brokers, the media and any other parties interested in learning about and planning for the risk of disability.
Barry is active in the community and serves on several non-profit and for-profit corporate boards. Barry and his family reside in Falmouth, Maine.