30 Years of Giving

Beacon Mutual is committed to the community that we serve. To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we've selected 30 local charitable organizations to receive donations from The Beacon Foundation! Each of our employees and board members had the opportunity to direct a $100 donation to their charity of choice. Together, we donated over $16,000 to support our community!

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Commit to Care

Commit to Care

Do The Right Thing

Do the Right Thing

Explore Possible

Explore Possible

Embrace Inclusion

Embrace Inclusion

Be Remarkable

Be Remarkable

Impact Our Community

Impact Our Community

Stories from Our Policyholders

"It is a true partnership that we have with Beacon. Beacon is like our security blanket. If we ever have any problems, we can reach right out to Chris and he supports us in the way that we need to be supported."

~ Tammy Lederer
Chief HR Officer

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"Safety is of utmost importance, and Beacon has helped us work on initiatives to become a safer, better place to work."

~ Gregg Scarlata
President & COO

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"It is proven that offering a modified duty Return-to-Work/ Stay-at-Work program is beneficial to the employer and employee. The Groden Network has been very successful in implementing the program.”

~ Jean Mandell
Beacon Return to Work Disability Consultant

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“I knew that Beacon was a strong RIMI safety partner. They have been instrumental in supporting RIMI in Covid-related safety and in our normal day-to-day operations. It is a partnership we value and look forward to building upon."

~ Sara-Anne Poirier
RIMI Facility & Safety Manager

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“Beacon has been a valued partner of ours. We have a great relationship and mutual respect. This has been something our organization has valued a great deal.”

~ Wendy Duncan
Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

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Our History

Before Beacon

In the 80’s, the RI workers’ compensation system was out of balance. Businesses were leaving the state because the cost of workers’ comp insurance was too high.

1990

The State of Rhode Island chartered the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fund to improve the workers’ comp system and market.

1991

The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fund hired its first employee.

1992

The Fund was renamed The Beacon Mutual Insurance Company and Beacon’s first policy was written. Beacon became a mutual company, owned by its policyholders.

1996

Beacon’s presence and operations stabilized the Rhode Island workers’ compensation insurance market and system.

1997

Beacon started providing ergonomic assessments  and defensive driving training to help prevent workplace injuries.

2000

Beacon moved to it’s new building at One Beacon Centre in Warwick.

2003

Beacon launched Online University providing access to safety training anytime, anyplace, any pace.

2009

Beacon launched BEACONNECT, the secure online portal for policyholders and agents.

2018

Beacon launched the new beaconmutual.com for policyholders, employees and agents.

2020

The Beacon Foundation was created as a charitable fund to support local nonprofits in Rhode Island.

2022

Beacon launched the BeaQuick Quote instant application to connect businesses with agents in minutes!