Ed Flanagan Named Executive Vice President



William Gallagher Associates (WGA) announces that Edward Flanagan has been promoted to the position of Executive Vice President. In his new role, Mr. Flanagan will oversee the firm’s efforts to recruit, train and develop Client Executives.

Mr. Flanagan has been with WGA for 13 years and in that time has provided risk management and brokerage advice to clients across a number of industries, managed WGA’s global brokerage partnership with the Worldwide Broker Network, and most recently was charged to lead WGA’s High Technology Practice, among other strategic initiatives.

He has extensive experience in negotiating complex insurance programs for clients ranging from venture backed start-up companies to publicly-traded multinational corporations, and has developed an expertise in Directors’ & Officers’ Liability, Errors & Omissions Liability, and Security/Privacy Liability.

“Ed has always been an impressive team player and has served his clients well as an advocate,” said Phil Edmundson, CEO of WGA. “This new role capitalizes on his enthusiasm and talent for motivating colleagues. With our growth plans, we look forward to his leadership in all areas of production and training to improve the quality of brokerage services WGA provides to clients.”

WGA’s sales initiatives include coaching to improve the team professionally, growth in markets outside of New England area, measuring performance and achievements, and focused encouragement.

Mr. Flanagan holds his Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI) designations, and received his B.A. from Stonehill College.

William Gallagher Associates (WGA) is a leading provider of insurance brokerage, risk management and employee benefit services to companies with complex risks and dynamic needs, within industries that include life sciences, technology, financial risks, healthcare, energy, clean tech and environmental services. The firm was founded in 1983 and is one of the country’s leading independent brokerage firms, with offices in Boston, MA; New York, NY; Hartford, CT; Princeton, NJ Columbia, MD; and Atlanta, GA.

WGA’s professionals are available with expertise to provide background or be interviewed on the record in a range of subject areas.

Please feel free to contact us directly at the firm:

Susan Forbes
Marketing Director and Senior Vice President
William Gallagher Associates
470 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210
Main 617.261.6700
Direct 617.646.0282