Talmanson to Lead WGA’s Technology and Cyber Risk Practice


Press for Immediate Release

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, December 9, 2014 – William Gallagher Associates (WGA) announces that Michael Talmanson has been named the leader of the firm’s Technology and Cyber Risk Practice. Mr. Talmanson is a Vice President who has been with the firm for ten years.

WGA currently serves the risk management needs of over 600 technology related companies, making the firm one of the world’s largest providers of insurance services to the technology industry.

“Michael brings a new vision and leadership to a practice that has been a pillar of WGA’s business for over 30 years,” commented Patrick J. Veale, President of WGA. “Amidst the growing threat of cyber and technology-related risks, Michael’s expertise and experience serves as a tremendous resource to our clients.”

As a member of the Property and Casualty Group, Mr. Talmanson advises a large number of technology companies on insurance and risk management matters.  Mr. Talmanson negotiates the placement of coverage for Property, General Liability, Management Liability, Errors and Omissions, Cyber, Media and Products Liability insurance.  Previously he practiced corporate law and is a member of the Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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 services, healthcare, aviation, energy 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; Columbia, MD; Princeton, NJ; and Atlanta, GA. For more information visit WGA’s website www.WGAins.com or WGA InsureBlog.

For further information, please contact:

Laura McCormack
Marketing Director
William Gallagher Associates
470 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02210
(617) 261-6700 direct (617) 204-6754