People's United Ins. Agency Management Team

John C.  Lyon, President and Chief Executive Officer
John Lyon is President and CEO of People’s United Insurance Agency.  John is responsible for all aspects of the agency’s insurance operations, with a primary focus on growing the agency.   

John has a background that features 29+ years of productivity, professionalism and consistent performance in the insurance industry in positions as President, CEO and Office Leader, Senior Sales Consultant, Regional Practice Leader, Account Executive and Underwriter. He’s had quantifiable successes in growing revenues and operating margins, developed strong client relationship management skills, and became a definitive leader that creates a culture of excellence, focused on retaining key employees and coaching others to a better performance.

John received a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics from Eastern Connecticut State University, and is pursuing an Executive MBA from the Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University. In addition, John was identified as a high achiever within the Willis Towers Watson organization, selected as 1 of 15 leaders from around the world to participate in the Willis ELP program. This cutting edge program included segments in: Inspiring and Inspired Leadership, London, England; Understanding Risk and Resilience from Within, Mumbai, India ;Connecting and Growing in New Realities, MIT and Harvard, Boston, MA, USA; Capstone Presentation to Board and Op. Co., New York, NY, USA

John currently lives in Tolland, CT with his wife Cheryl and their three children, Olivia, Jackson and Ian.

Scott Brabant, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Scott Brabant joined People's United Insurance Agency in 2015 as Chief Financial Officer, and is responsible for supporting the finance, technology and training needs of the organization. He also plays a leadership role in the acquisition and integration of acquired insurance agencies.

Scott has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Investments from Babson College. He is a hands-on, senior finance professional with over 25 years of experience in banking, private equity backed and middle market organizations. Scott has also been successful developing operating platforms to support both M&A and organic growth activities.

Scott is a board member of Mental Health Connecticut, Inc. and the Center for Children's Advocacy..

Daniel F. Casey, CIC, Executive Vice President, Strategic Agency Relations
Dan Casey is responsible for upholding the agency’s prestigious relationships with our top insurance carriers

With more than 30 years of commercial insurance experience, Dan was named National Chairman for the CNA PACER Executive Advisory Council in 2006 and a member of the Hartford VIP National Board in 2016. He has served in various capacities over the past 15 years as an executive advisor to many of the nation’s top insurers.

Dan received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from St. Michael’s College in Vermont. He has also earned the Certified Insurance Counselor designation.

Jonathan W. D'Elia, CPCU – Executive Vice President, Commercial Insurance
Jon D'Elia joined Peoples United Insurance Agency in 2013, and serves as Executive Vice President of Commercial Lines. He began his insurance career with Marsh McLennan and later joined Beardsley, Brown & Bassett as a producer in 1982, where he became an agency principal.
After leading sales and marketing for one of the largest records management firms in the United States, Jon returned to the insurance industry serving as Northeast Region President at USI Insurance Services before joining People's United.

After leading sales and marketing for one of the largest records management firms in the United States, Jon returned to the insurance industry serving as Northeast Region President at USI Insurance Services before joining People's United.

Jon received a Bachelor’s degree from The University of Georgia and an MBA from The University of Connecticut. He also holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation.

For more information on how we can help protect your interests, please call us at 800-303-5408 or email insurance@peoples.com.

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Insurance available through People's United Insurance Agency, a subsidiary of People's United Bank, N.A. Insurance Products are:

  • NOT A DEPOSIT
  • NOT FDIC-INSURED
  • NOT INSURED BY ANY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY
  • NOT GUARANTEED BY THE BANK OR AFFILIATES
  • MAY LOSE VALUE

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