WGA’s Verheul Elected to CEBE Board


William Gallagher Associates (“WGA”) announces that Anita Verheul, Executive Vice President in the Employee Benefits Practice, has been appointed to the Employee Benefits Executives (CEBE) Board, a standing committee of The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers (CIAB). The CEBE Board, made up of the leading U.S. benefits agents, brokers and consultants, provides a forum for peers around the country to discuss industry-wide challenges and provide input into the CIAB’s legislative and regulatory agendas.

Ms. Verheul has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry and specializes in handling large, multi-state and self-funded clients for WGA. She is a frequent speaker on current healthcare industry trends, products and developments, and various funding arrangements and legislation affecting group life, health and disability programs. Ms. Verheul co-manages the Employee Benefits Practice and has oversight of the WGA’s Health Reform Advisory Team and the Engage in Health efforts at WGA.

The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers is the premier association for the top regional, national and international commercial insurance and employee benefits intermediaries worldwide. Council members are market leaders who annually place 85 percent of U.S. commercial property/casualty insurance premiums and administer billions of dollars in employee benefits accounts. The Council also continues to expand its international reach, and currently 20 percent of its members are headquartered outside the U.S. Based in Washington, D.C., The Council fosters relationships industry-wide by engaging lawmakers, regulators and stakeholders around the world to promote the interests of its members and the valuable role they play in the mitigation of risk for their clients.

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.

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Susan Forbes
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