Meet Our Health & Welfare Specialists

To provide more insight into the Health & Welfare thought leaders, we've provided several brief profiles below.

Kent Lonsdale

Regional President, Northeast Region Benefits & HR Consulting

North America

Kent manages operations and provides consulting support in the Northeastern Region, including guiding strategies that help clients invest productively in their future and their employees. He also drives initiatives to transform employee benefit consulting services, such as how they are delivered to clients. Within these areas of focus, Kent specializes in better aligning business and employee objectives through comprehensive benefit solutions that reduce organizations’ risk, meet their cost targets, and strengthen their ability to compete for top talent.

John Neumaier

Regional President, Great Lakes Region Benefits & HR Consulting

North America

John leads the South Central Region and manages the company’s health and welfare offices in nine states, oversees the Executive Benefits Consulting Practice and wholesale life insurance division. He is also responsible for maximizing the region’s operating performance and achieving its financial goals, and contributes to the company's direction and as a member of the division’s Executive Committee and Strategic Planning Committee. John helps drive success by not only ensuring the execution of corporate objectives and growth of top-line and bottom-line revenue, but also enthusiastically maintaining the Gallagher culture. In addition to his region’s strong financials, hallmarks of John’s leadership include setting the region’s strategic direction, recruiting and retaining talented professionals, and developing creative solutions. His team knows him as a “people manager” with a knack for motivating their drive for innovation and exceptional results.

Norbert Chung

Regional President, Western Region Benefits & HR Consulting

North America

Norbert leads the Western Region and is responsible for the region’s growth, maximizing operating performance and achieving its financial goals. As a member of the division’s Executive Committee and Strategic Planning Committee, he contributes to the leadership and direction of the company. Across the 11-state region he supervises, Norbert focuses on mergers and acquisitions, managing strategic planning, driving new revenue generation, building healthy team-based working environments and generating operational efficiencies. His management and consulting experience, gained in the evolving health and welfare and retirement fields over the past 29 years, solidifies his versatile, innovative approach to meeting both market-facing client objectives and branch-level strategic and operational needs.

Leslie Lemenager

Regional President, International Benefits & HR Consulting

North America

Leslie focuses on expanding the Benefits and Human Resources Consulting division's international capabilities, and developing the business. In working with global employers to strengthen employee engagement and increase productivity, her specialty is helping to maximize their investment through impactful total rewards programs. Leslie's expertise in health and welfare, pensions and international work, as well as U.S. domestic and international compensation and benefits, guides her success in developing strategy and vision, executing on objectives and driving for results.

Kevin Cipoletti

Vice President Sales & Marketing, Western Region, , Health & Welfare Benefits & HR Consulting

North America

Kevin creates and drives Western Region organic growth strategies, working with branches and consultants to help them connect and leverage all Gallagher capabilities for the benefit of their clients. Recognized in the industry as a keen observer of employee benefit trends, issues and emerging strategies, he is known for his ability to design, administer and implement forward-thinking total rewards and employee engagement solutions. Kevin has recently contributed to the implementation and integration of Gallagher's Workforce Evaluation tool, which provides a foundation for consultants to produce a comprehensive, integrated plan for their clients' human capital strategies and investments.

Adam Wolff

Regional Vice President, Sales, Vice President North Central Region,, Health & Welfare Benefits & HR Consulting

North America

Adam spearheads the North Central Region’s organic growth initiatives, driving best practices across marketing and sales to enhance the client experience and produce business results. Pivotal projects he leads for the region include the Gallagher Marketplace Private Exchange, coordinating the efforts of practice areas and sales teams, and optimizing a total rewards strategy and other solutions that help clients succeed in the constantly changing human resources environment.