Kinney Joins WGA

05/02/2011

William Gallagher Associates (WGA) announces that James Kinney has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President and will be heading the large account initiative in the firm’s Employee Benefits Practice.

Mr. Kinney joins WGA from Frank Crystal & Company where he was the Managing Executive for the West Region, prior to that he was the President & CEO of USI Consulting Group. He has also held senior positions with Mercer Human Resources Consulting, Sedgwick Noble Lowndes and KPMG. Mr. Kinney is a graduate of BU School of Law, Quinnipiac University, and State University of New York.

“We are pleased to welcome James to our WGA team. His expertise in large account strategy and services, combined with his legal ERISA background and retirement experience will be invaluable to our client base,” commented Chris Nadeau, Principal and Employee Benefits Practice Leader at WGA.

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
sforbes@wgains.com