Laura Handal Joins WGA

09/26/2013

For Immediate Release

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, September 26, 2013 -William Gallagher Associates (“WGA”) announces that Laura Handal has joined the firm as a Vice President in the Employee Benefits Group.

Ms. Handal comes to WGA with 22 years of experience in the insurance industry. She specializes in working with large employers, underwriters and those in the financial industry to develop and manage their employee benefit programs. Prior to joining WGA she was a Senior Consultant at Lockton and at The Bostonian Group.

“Laura’s background in benefits management and compliance issues strengthens the expertise and overall capabilities of our department,” said Christopher Nadeau, Principal and Leader of the Employee Benefits Practice at WGA. “She has a proven ability to coordinate and deliver effective benefit strategies to clients that helps to attract and retain talent.”

Ms. Handal received a Bachelor’s degree from Bradley University and is a licensed Health and Life Insurance Agent in Connecticut.

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.

Please further information, contact:

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