David B. Hampson, CPCU, ARM
David. B. Hampson is President and in charge of day to day operations of Schrager Hampson Aviation Insurance Agency. He holds the insurance designations of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Risk Management (ARM). David is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy with degrees from both Wake Forest University and the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
David has extensive insurance industry experience, and previously managed a branch office for a large regional insurance broker. David’s passion for aviation began when he was less than 10 years old and as an instrument rated commercial pilot he can regularly be found commuting to his office at Hanscom or visiting clients in his Piper Cherokee 180 or Diamond DA-40.
David lives in Greenland, NH with his wife and son. He is an FAA Safety Representative with the Boston FSDO and a volunteer pilot and Board Member for Above the Clouds non-profit organization. He also serves on the board of the Maine Aviation Business Association and is Vice President of the Aero Club of New England.
David G. Hampson, CPCU, MBA
David G. Hampson is Chairman in charge of strategic direction for Schrager Hampson Aviation Insurance Agency. He previously served as President & CEO of Willis Programs, and in that role was responsible for providing strategic direction, profit center productivity, development of best practices for continuous improvement in sales, marketing, customer services, and relationship building with insurance company management. During his tenure David grew specialty insurance programs from $17 million in premiums in 1995 to $400 million in premiums in 2015.
David received his M.B.A. with a concentration in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Georgia. He received his B.S. in Business with a major in risk and insurance from Florida State University.
David has been active in professional organizations dedicated to the risk management and insurance profession and has lectured and published articles on various aspects of risk management, insurance, insurance program development and what it takes to achieve success. He has developed proprietary models for predicting the success of new insurance programs and analyzing the health of existing insurance programs.
David lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire with his wife Jo Ann. David and Jo Ann have four children, David, Jolene, Emily and Wesley and two grandchildren, DJ and Samantha. David is an avid sports fan and enjoys art, skiing, running, traveling and spending time with family.
Dan Schrager began his career in aviation insurance as an underwriter for USAIG. He subsequently managed a large regional aviation insurance brokerage until 1989 at which point with a handful of customers, he founded the Aviation Insurance Agency.
Having worked in the larger corporate insurance marketplace, Dan placed a premium on the dedicated specialized service he could provide within the structure of a smaller boutique agency.
The opportunity to combine his love of flying with his enjoyment of the flying community, Dan built the agency frequently flying to clients in the agency’s Skyhawk.
Dan lives in Concord, MA with his wife Ellen and dog Callie within walking distance of Hanscom Field. He is former president, treasurer and currently director of the Aero Club of New England. He’s also a board member of Above the Clouds, a non-profit utilizing small aircraft to help sick and disadvantaged youth. He’s a long time subscriber of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and serves as an overseer to the board. Dan is a graduate of Harvard College.
Karen Lewis has been working as an office manager at Schrager Hampson Insurance Agency since 1996, after graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree from Bridgewater State College. In 1997, she obtained her Broker’s License which has allowed her to work directly with customers to find the best options for their insurance needs. During this time, her love of aviation has grown. Married to a corporate pilot for 18 years, she has had the privilege to fly with him to many exciting places and had the opportunity to meet some interesting people. Her many hobbies include gardening, boating, ping pong, hiking, collecting Italian nickels and kite flying.
Ashley Maguire began her career in the insurance industry nearly 10 years ago. The past 5 years she was a dedicated employee to Cross Insurance-Portland, ME, in the Commercial Division as the Processing Unit Supervisor as well as the Aviation Account Manager. It was a great place to work and learn about the insurance business and also master skills of efficiency, organization and responsiveness. These skills are especially important today in her role as an Account Manager and as she continues to service her clients with a high level of personalized and responsive customer service.
Having worked in the large corporate insurance marketplace, Ashley has really enjoyed specializing exclusively in Aviation Insurance. The opportunity arose when Schrager Hampson Aviation Insurance Agency LLC acquired Cross Insurance-Portland’s aviation business as part of a strategic partnership between the two agencies. Ashley was overjoyed to join the Schrager Hampson team, and to continue to enhance her knowledge in the Aviation field. She graduated from Husson University, in Bangor, ME, with a Bachelor’s Degree in 2008 and obtained her Producer License in the summer of 2015.
Ashley has lived in Maine her entire life, and resides in Gorham, ME, with her husband Ryan and 2.5 year old son Maxon. She comes from a huge close-knit Canadian family that resides within walking distance of the Sanford Airport, in Sanford, ME. She is thrilled to be apart of the Schrager Hampson team and wants to pursue her pilots license within the next couple of years.
Buddy Hampson is an account manager and accounting administrator based in our North Hampton, NH office. Buddy has been a licensed insurance producer for over 10 years and has previously worked in both financial services and banking, starting as a teller in 2007 and working her way up to several management positions before leaving banking in January 2019 to join the family business. Budd is originally from Cape Town, South Africa but has been living in the United States since December 2006. Although bilingual in English and Afrikaans, she now seldom gets to practice the latter! Buddy lives in Greenland, NH with her husband, David B., and two sons, David J. and William.
Jean Sullivan began her time as a brokers’ assistant for Schrager Hampson Aviation Insurance Agency in the spring of 2017. She focuses on implementing the renewal process for existing accounts, assisting with correspondence, and managing policy documentation for the brokers. She is a graduate of Lehigh University with a BS in Industrial Engineering, and Chapman University with an MA in Organizational Leadership. Prior to joining the Schrager Hampson Team, Jean spent 8 years on active duty with the USAF as a Management Engineering officer. She moved on from her military experience into the corporate world in the health insurance market, developing web-based services as a project manager for Blue Cross of Northeastern PA and Tufts Health Plan. Originally from Reading, Pennsylvania, Jean lives in Woburn, Massachusetts with her husband, Mike, and their teenagers, Sean, Justin and Kate. In a quiet moment, she finds there is nothing better than a good book, time with family and the beach.
Rachel Lewis is executive assistant to David B. Hampson, based out of our North Hampton, NH office. She is a graduate of The University of Central Florida with a BS in Anthropology. Prior to joining the Schrager Hampson team, she worked in the restaurant and staffing industries in management roles with a specialty in implementing new technologies and procedures. Rachel moved to the Portsmouth, NH area from Orlando, Florida with her husband, dog, and three cats. She enjoys traveling, live music and comedy, and movie marathons at home with her husband and pets.