Kellie Thornelle-Crete

Health and Safety and Environmental Compliance


Kellie manages the Safety & Loss Prevention division at Gowrie Group, New England's premier independent insurance agency.  Kellie is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and resides in Marion, Massachusetts. Kellie started her career in the environmental, health and safety industry twenty-three years ago.  She is an industry leader in safety and loss prevention, and has worked with companies across all segments, including manufacturing, pharmaceutical, utility, construction, non-profit, and marine.  Kellie focuses on helping her clients decrease their liabilities and exposures to fines, lawsuits, negative press, and employee complaints.  Her work also focuses on lowering her client’s workers compensation rates.  Kellie ‘s experience has led her to conclude that employee education, ongoing training, written programs, and management “buy in” are the primary ingredients for environmentally friendly facilities, healthy workplaces, and safe employees.

Kellie is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and resides in Marion, Massachusetts with her husband and two children.  Kellie can be reached at kelliec@gowrie.com.