Insurance Resource Center

The first of its kind in the state, the Insurance Resource Center, located at the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut office, administered by Chamber Insurance Trust (CIT) and coordinated through its carriers ConnectiCare, Anthem, Aetna, Mutual of Omaha and HealthNet, allows Chamber members to speak directly with member insurance agents that will assist them with their insurance needs and questions. Along with health insurance options, members can learn about dental insurance, long and short-term disability, life insurance and even pet insurance.


ConnectiCare offers a full range of health insurance products including newer ones such as health savings accounts and individual insurance. We continually develop new products to meet the changing demands of consumers, government, and business. ConnectiCare has distinguished itself as an industry leader in disease management and health management programs. These programs are designed to help our members manage their asthma, diabetes, heart care, and pregnancy, to name a few.  For more information on Connecticare, visit

Chamber Insurance Trust

Chamber Insurance Trust is a voluntary alliance of all participating Chambers of Commerce across Connecticut and western Massachusetts. Created to bring the combined buying power of thousands of chamber members, CIT’s complete range of insurance options offer small, mid-sized and large businesses competitively priced benefit packages. For more information on CIT, visit


To talk to one of our insurance agents below, contact Sheri



Rob Hecker is an agent with Morin Associates, LLC. Established in 1984, Morin Associates is an independent insurance brokerage firm based in Groton. As an employee benefits organization, their primary focus is to create innovative and cost- effective benefit solutions based on customer needs. This includes specially designed plans and products, superior customer service, communication and marketing materials, consulting, unique value-added services and administrative service placement for employer groups of all sizes. Rob has been a participating agent with the Eastern Chamber’s Benefit Center since its inception. He lends his expertise and experience to members of the Chamber of Commerce weekly, manning the Benefit Center, as well as the Chamber’s Health Care Committee.



Jodi has been a licensed agent in the State of Connecticut for property, casualty, life & health insurance for nearly 10 years. She lives in Westbrook, CT with her husband & two daughters. She is continually updating her knowledge of products and training in the field of insurance. She enjoys working with clients to provide appropriate coverages in all areas of insurance, such as employee group benefits, individual health plans, business owner’s insurance, workers compensation and all personal lines of insurance. Curtin Insurance Agency provides complete service and has an array of excellent markets.



Jeffrey Sandstrom is an insurance agent with T. M. Burrows Associates, an independent insurance and financial services agency specializing in health and employee benefits for small to medium size companies. They have been serving Connecticut business owners and individuals for the past 20 years. He can be contacted at the Eastern CT Benefit Center at the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, Friday mornings from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 860-701-9113.


Arbella has been protecting New Englanders with low-cost auto, home, and business insurance for decades. We speak the language of New England, and understand its idiosyncrasies. Have a claim? You don't have to convince your Arbella adjuster how an April snowstorm brought that tree down on the roof of your business, or how that collision on the rotary was unavoidable. We get it. We live here too. For more information on Arbella, visit



Aetna offers a broad range of traditional and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities and health care management services for Medicaid plans. Our customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information on Aetna, visit



Anthem's mission is to improve the health of the people they serve. At Anthem, they believe the best health care coverage can actually help people stay healthy. That's why they go beyond simply providing health care coverage and help encourage members' wellness by: offering large networks of some of the region's best physicians, specialists and hospitals; reminding members to have important preventive screenings; and providing programs and information to help manage chronic health conditions. For more information on Anthem, visit