MMA Western Region Names New Principals in San Diego and Alaska
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SAN DIEGO, January 17, 2018 – Marsh & McLennan Insurance Agency LLC (MMA) today announced the promotion of eight executives to Principals of the firm.
In San Diego, the new Principals are Donna DeBolt, Wayne Pages, Greg Pendergast, Erin Quigley, Jeff Simpson, Ryan Stover, and Chris Wilson. In MMA’s Anchorage office, Jennifer Meyhoff was also named Principal.
“MMA is a meritocracy in which outstanding performance is recognized and rewarded,” said Paul Hering, MMA Western Region CEO. “The promotion of these eight executives to Principal reflects their valuable contributions to the firm and their commitment to MMA’s mission and values. The quality of our team is the reason for MMA’s growth, and we look forward to their continued leadership as Principals.”
The new Principals are:
Donna DeBolt. DeBolt joined the firm in 2003 and works in MMA’s Commercial Property and Casualty Division. She has more than 40 years of industry experience and works primarily with technology and life science companies. DeBolt is also a member of MMA’s Multinational Practice and serves as the Western Region Coordinator. She also holds an Associate in Underwriting designation.
Jennifer Meyhoff. Meyhoff joined the firm in 2004 and leads the Employee Benefits Division in MMA’s Anchorage, Alaska office. She has more than 25 years of industry experience and works with companies on health and welfare, compensation, and retirement services. Meyhoff attended the University of Oregon and is on the Board of the Alaska Association of Health Underwriters. She also serves on the Advisory Council for Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska.
Wayne Pages. Pages joined the firm in 2007 and is Director of Actuarial and Underwriting Services. He has 22 years of employee benefits experience and works with clients to analyze claims trends and forecast healthcare costs. Pages has a master’s degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California State University, Dominguez Hills. He is an Associate with the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
Greg Pendergast. Pendergast joined the firm in 2003 and is a Client Executive in MMA’s Commercial Property and Casualty Division. He works with companies to develop risk management solutions and has extensive experience working with firms of all sizes. Pendergast earned a Bachelor of Science in finance from San Diego State University and holds the Certified Insurance Counselor designation. He is a member of the FM Global Property Broker Council.
Erin Quigley. Quigley joined the firm in 2007 and is Director of Corporate Communications. Quigley directs the firm’s corporate communications and marketing strategy for Marsh & McLennan Agency’s West Region. She is also responsible for media relations, branding strategy, and special projects for the Barney & Barney Foundation. Quigley has more than 12 years of industry experience and earned a Bachelor of Arts in art history from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Jeff Simpson. Simpson joined the firm in 2008 and is a Client Executive in the Property and Casualty Division. He has more than 13 years of experience and specializes in workers’ compensation, property and casualty, professional liability, and cyber liability for technology, manufacturing, and nonprofit organizations. Simpson earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California State University San Marcos. He holds the professional designation of Accredited Advisor in Insurance.
Ryan Stover. Stover joined the firm in 2009 and is a Client Executive in Retirement Services. He has more than 20 years of experience and helps lead the Retirement Services Division. Stover is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM, an Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst, and one of approximately 80 Certified Behavioral Finance Analysts in the U.S. He is also a Registered Investment Advisor and holds Series 7 and 66 licenses, as well as Life and Variable licenses with the California Department of Insurance. Stover earned a Bachelor of Science in engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Chris Wilson. Wilson joined the firm in 2012 and is a Client Executive in the Employee Benefits Division. He develops customized employee benefit solutions for middle market companies and has more than 12 years of industry experience. Wilson earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from West Virginia University and holds the Group Benefits Associate designation through the International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans.
About Marsh & McLennan Agency
Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) is one of the nation’s leading insurance brokerages, offering a comprehensive line of risk management and employee benefit solutions. The firm specializes in commercial property and casualty insurance, employee benefits, workers’ compensation, retirement and wealth management, compensation consulting, executive liability, personal lines, and surety. MMA is a subsidiary of Marsh Inc., the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor. MMA’s Western Region is heaquartered in San Diego and has offices in Orange County, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Walnut Creek, and Anchorage, Alaska. For more information, visit www.mma-west.com, or call 800.321.4696.