Patrick Kinney is Executive Vice President of Enterprise Distribution Management, Business Insurance Communications & Marketing for Travelers. In this role, Patrick leads Travelers’ Regional Presidents, who work in collaboration with the company’s business units to maximize the value of the Travelers franchise with its distribution force. Patrick also has responsibility for Marketing and Communications for Business Insurance. He serves on both Travelers Management Committee and Operating Committee.
Mr. Kinney began his insurance career with Travelers in 1983 as a Risk Management Information Specialist and has since held positions of increasing responsibility. In his early career, he served as Risk Management Specialist, National Account Executive, and Workers’ Compensation Managed Care Product Manager, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Select and Regional Vice President and Regional Executive for the New England Region.
He is on the Board of Directors for the Travelers Championship, The Village for Families & Children and is Vice Chairman of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford. He and his wife, Patricia, are very active in supporting HARC, which provides programs and services for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Patrick is also passionate about helping increase educational opportunities for students, serving on the board of Hartford Youth Scholars. Additionally, he is the executive committee of Gamma Iota Sigma, a college academic fraternity for students pursuing careers in insurance and risk management.
Mr. Kinney holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Logistics from Pennsylvania State University, and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.