Paris Joins WGA Healthcare team


Press for Immediate Release

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, May 1, 2014 – William Gallagher Associates (“WGA”) is pleased to announce the addition of Matt Paris to the firm’s rapidly growing Healthcare Practice.  He is a Senior Vice President responsible for building relationships and servicing healthcare clients.

WGA’s Healthcare Practice Leader Peter Reilly noted, “The addition of such a well-known and multi-talented industry veteran to our Healthcare team further expands our capabilities in providing Healthcare organizations with hands-on insurance solutions and leading-edge risk management advice.”

Mr. Paris has 23 years of experience in the insurance industry, focusing primarily in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining WGA, he worked at Marsh providing risk management services and placing strategic risk transfer programs to many of New England’s largest healthcare systems.  His experience includes clients in all aspects of the healthcare field including; community hospitals, academic medical centers, managed care providers, senior care organizations, physician groups and other medical service providers. He was also instrumental in developing new insurance products to help his clients address their continually evolving world of risk.

“Matt’s ability to understand his clients’ risks while assisting them in reaching their strategic, operational and financial objectives has made him highly sought after as a broker who effectively operates in an outsourced risk management role,” commented Patrick Veale, President of WGA.

Mr. Paris has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Vermont.  He can be reached at or via his direct line at 617.653.7475.

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.

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