About the Team


Pat McAleenan

Patrick McAleenan graduated from the University of Missouri-St. Louis with a B.S. in Business Administration. Upon entering the insurance industry after graduation, he spent multiple years as a Production Underwriter with USF&G and Atlantic Companies. Pat’s expertise is serving the Moving and Storage industry. He participated in originating the Vanliner Program and Atlas Owner Operator programs. In addition, Pat has been instrumental in various captives and Alternative Risk programs within the Moving and Storage industry. In addition, Pat was co-owner and President of Insurance Risk Managers of Missouri (IRM) from 1996 to 2012. In 2012, IRM was acquired by Arthur J Gallagher and Pat became co-leader of Gallagher’s Moving and Storage Practice Group. Pat brings a wealth of knowledge to his clients and the Gallagher Moving and Storage team. His expertise has helped numerous clients improve their current program.

 


Brian Dimit

Brian Dimit has been in the insurance industry for almost 15 years. He has worked on both the carrier and broker side. Brian has focused on the Moving and Storage Industry exclusively for almost ten years. After obtaining his MBA from St. Louis University he was the Marketing Team Leader at Vanliner Insurance Company until joining Arthur J. Gallagher as an Area Vice President. He is the co-leader of the Moving and Storage Practice Group based in St. Louis Missouri. In his role Brian directly writes numerous Moving and Storage operations and works with other AJG offices around the country to provide risk management expertise for this industry. In his spare time Brian enjoys going to Cardinals games, live music events, and spending time with his family.

 


Michael Zimmerschied
Michael is a graduate of East Carolina University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics with a minor in Business.  He specializes in the Moving and Storage Industry.  Michael is proficient in the areas of marketing, claims management, and loss prevention. He possesses a strong passion for providing exemplary customer service and support to his clients and keeping their best interests in mind.

 


Colin Pauline

Colin is a graduate of Temple University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Risk Management & Insurance and Accounting. He specializes in Moving and Storage industry. Colin’s focus his time in the Health & Life division specifically consulting and claims analysis. He prides himself in providing excellent customer support to his clients.

 


Brandon Valdes

Brandon Valdes is a graduate of Florida State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Entrepreneurship. He specializes in the Moving and Storage industry. Brandon focuses his time with both loss control and claims management . He prides himself in providing unrivaled customer service and support to his clients.