Meet Our Staff

Sam Hanmer

Managing Principal

Sam Hanmer is a venerable veteran of personal and business insurance. He is the former CEO of FieldEddy Insurance, which was later acquired by the international agency network HUB Insurance. With the Rush Insurance Group, Sam is brought back that same local expertise that was so valued by his previous clients. He is also modernizing the technologies used at all Rush Insurance Group agencies to the clients’ benefit.

Sam started his career at Liberty Mutual Insurance before being hired as Treasurer at FieldEddy and then later was appointed CEO.  He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics. He holds a Licensed Insurance Advisor designation.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • March of Dimes, Springfield MA, past Person of the Year
  • Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield, past Citizen of the Year
  • Bay Path College, former Board Member
  • Springfield Museums, Board Member, Former Chair
  • Springfield YMCA, former Board Member, Former Chair
  • Baystate Health Foundation, Board Member, Former Chair