Leadership Team

Philip J. Edmundson

Mr. Edmundson co-founded WGA in 1983. He became CEO in 1997 and has since grown the firm to be one of the largest independent brokerages in the country.

Mr. Edmundson is a Director of the Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers (CIAB), in Washington, D.C.  He is Chair of The Alliance for Business Leadership (formerly the Progressive Business Leaders Network).  He is a past President of the Insurance Library Association of Boston. Mr. Edmundson served as the Chairman of Affordable Care Today, a coalition of business, consumer, provider, and labor organizations that led the campaign for Massachusetts Healthcare Reform in 2006.  He serves on the Board of Overseers of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He is a Trustee of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.  Mr. Edmundson is a Trustee of the Trustees of Reservations, a conservation organization.

He is an honors graduate of Amherst College, with a B.S. in Psychology/Neuroscience, where he was elected to Sigma Xi, the national scientific honor society.  Mr. Edmundson received his Masters of Business Administration degree with honors from Babson College.  He also received a Masters of Public Policy degree from the Kennedy School at Harvard University.

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