Thirty-three Gallagher Professionals Recognized as 2019 Power Brokers®

Gallagher is pleased to announce that 33 of its retail insurance brokers and benefits consultants have been recognized as 2019 Power Brokers® by Risk & Insurance® magazine. Winners are selected annually from hundreds of nominees based upon client recommendations, their "creativity and resourcefulness, their excellent customer service and their industry knowledge."

"Our clients are our number one priority. We focus on their diverse needs and that requires thought leadership, professionals who are steeped in their business and a relentless approach to solving problems and designing new solutions. We are very proud of these talented professionals for the outstanding work they are doing on behalf of Gallagher clients," said  J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr. , Chairman, President and CEO of Gallagher.

Thirty-three Gallagher professionals are honored as 2019 Power Brokers within 12 industry categories:

  • John Riley  (Agriculture)
  • Frank Albrecht  and  Dave Harman  (At-large)
  • Bradley Meinhardt  and  William Willer  (Aviation)
  • Justin Felker  (Captives)
  • Ken BanksKelly EthierByron GivenPaul PoussonBill Powell  and  Nancy Sylvester  (Education)
  • Paul FetteroffWes GrigstonEthan Hendrickx , Pepper Krach,  Michael RankinJeff RiesJoshua Rubich  and  Tamra Walton  (Employee Benefits)
  • Daniel R'bibo (Entertainment)
  • Sollie Bartoe  and  Erik Burt  (Healthcare)
  • Sean Murphy  and  David Owen  (Hospitality)
  • Brandon ColeTim DePriestMark Munroe  and  Bruce Tindal  (Nonprofit)
  • Karen Graham  and  Marcus Henthorn  (Public Sector)
  • Morgan Anderson  and  Alex Ranney  (Real Estate).

Eleven additional Gallagher professionals are recognized as Power Broker finalists within seven categories on the magazine's website: They are:

  • William Jackson  (At-large)
  • Lenny BrucatoMel DiazShannon Gilbert  and  Kim Lobato  (Employee Benefits)
  • Walker Taylor  (Pharmaceuticals/Life Sciences)
  • Mark Jagor  (Private Client)
  • Brandon Miller  and  Michele Montgomery  (Public Sector)
  • Will Giambalvo  (Real Estate)
  • Craig Parres  (Transportation/Trucking/Rail).

About Risk & Insurance®Power Broker®
The Risk & Insurance®Power Broker®Awards are an annual selection of the most effective and influential commercial insurance brokers. The Power Broker®designation is based on nominations provided by brokers and risk managers, and is judged based on the quality of the application and on references by risk managers in each industry sector. Hundreds of risk managers and risk executives are interviewed in the process of identifying and soliciting, evaluating and judging the nominees. Brokers are judged primarily on their creativity in solving risk-related problems during the previous year, their demonstrated industry knowledge and their high level of client service.

Media Contact:
Linda J. Collins                         
VP – Corporate Communications