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About Our Firm

Budrisk is a specialty insurance brokerage with underwriting expertise and relationships. We are risk advisors helping our clients find the most competitive insurance solutions. We got our start in 2017 to fulfill the  insurance needs of budding cannabis businesses in Massachusetts.

Today, we service dozens of firms with our high standard of professionalism and attention to detail. We understand what makes your business unique and can give you the peace of mind needed to keep your company running smoothly.

Our dedication to our clients has helped Budrisk gain respect throughout Massachusetts. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that by choosing Budrisk you are investing in your company's future growth.

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Our Mission

We strive to become the #1 trusted insurance resource and an integral part of the cannabis industry's advisory network. We will educate you through the insurance process and help protect your organization's growth. 

At Budrisk, we grow with you! 

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Jim Boynton

The founder of Budrisk, with over 15 years of insurance experience. Hover to learn more.

Jim focuses on commercial property and casualty insurance, helping businesses of all sizes to secure customized and competitively priced insurance policies. Jim specializes in retail distribution of specialty business insurance products including those specific to the cannabis industry.

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Mike Hores

Mike is an insurance generalist with experience in the Biotech and Life               Sciences sector, and formerly worked in commercial banking.

Mike focuses on operations and operational efficiency for Budrisk. His years of insurance and banking experience guarantee a detail-oriented, personal approach to your insurance needs. 

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Art Catapang

An expert in commercial insurance, with the knowledge and expertise to best aid your business. Hover to learn more. 

Art has a career which spans over 30 years in the insurance industry. He currently develops and implements specialty insurance programs to target industry segments. Art also manages retail operations and sales for a distribution channel of agents in the Northeast, and has specialized in insurance for industries including Real Estate, Hospitality, Transportation, and Sports and Entertainment.

Susan Birtwell

Susan brings years of life and health insurance expertise to the team, and is your go-to resource for personal coverage.