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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! 

Where We Operate


Meet The Team

Jim Boynton

Jim Boynton

President and Managing Principal

Jim focuses on commercial property and casualty insurance, helping businesses of all sizes to secure customized and competitively priced insurance policies. Jim specializes in counseling managers of specialty businesses like consultants, construction, real estate, and hospitality.

Art Catapang
Art Catapang

CEO and Managing Principal

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.

Elizabeth Paquette

Elizabeth has been specializing in personal insurance in New England since 2010 and has a strong background in the Private Client sector. As your account manager, Elizabeth works with our top tier carriers to create an insurance portfolio that is unique to each clients’ individual needs.

Mike Hores

Mike Hores

Mike focuses on operations and technology, account management, and customer service. With years of experience as an operational leader in banking services, property management, and commercial insurance, Mike manages complex business profiles with a personalized approach.

Elizabeth Paquette

Operations Manager Personal Lines

Commercial Lines Operations and Office Manager

Alvaro Dominguez
Susan Birtwell

Susan Birtwell

Susan specializes in customizing employee benefits programs including life, disabilities, health and dental insurance. For over fifteen years, Susan has developed and serviced business we insure throughout the United States.


Alvaro Dominguez

Administrative Assistant

Group Health and Benefits Specialist


Jack Armstrong

Brand Ambassador

Jack Armstrong is a Brand Ambassador for Budrisk. He is passionate about Budrisk's brand and looks to help the company grow in any way that he can through social media and marketing efforts. He has been at Budrisk for almost 2 years and manages the brand's monthly email newsletter and social posts.


Taylor Loud

Brand Ambassador

Taylor specializes in paid advertisements, social media management, and digital marketing. She has agency experience developing integrated marketing initiatives for global brands, delivering complex marketing campaigns, and building meaningful business-to-business partnerships.

Need more information? Contact us for a complementary consultation.

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