Sussman to Head WGA Hartford


Press for Immediate Release

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, July 30, 2014, – William Gallagher Associates (“WGA”) announces the promotion of Reed Sussman, Esq. to Senior Vice President and leader of the firm’s Hartford Connecticut office.

A member of WGA’s Property & Casualty Group and key member of the Mergers and Acquisitions team, Mr. Sussman has been responsible for implementing and managing the insurance programs of his diverse client base, which ranges from start-ups to multinational publicly-traded companies across a wide spectrum of industries.

“Reed is a true leader at WGA,” said Phil Edmundson, Chairman and CEO at WGA. “His industry expertise spans across multiple sectors, allowing him to attract and retain clients, as well as additional colleagues, for WGA in Connecticut.”

Mr. Sussman has over 12 years of industry experience. Prior to joining WGA in 2002, he spent six years as a corporate attorney with the law firm of Goodwin Procter, LLP in Boston, where he handled various corporate transactions, including public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Massachusetts Bar Association.  He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Boston College Law School, where he was a member of the Law Review, and his B.A. from Tufts University.

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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