James P. Gallagher Joins SelmanCo as Director of Product and Supplier Management
Cleveland, OH – January 05, 2017 – Selman & Company, a leading insurance administrator and marketer with customers throughout the U.S., the District of Columbia, and Canada, announced today the hiring of James P. Gallagher as the Director of Product and Supplier Management. This key hire underscores the company’s commitment to offer superior products for clients.
In this role, Jim will oversee carrier partner relationships, business under management, compliance activities, as well as the strategic direction of critical products.
Jim comes to Selman & Company from Northwestern Mutual. Previously, he developed a career spanning more than 18 years with USI Affinity, an organization that specializes in providing insurance, financial, and risk management services. With positions at USI Affinity that included Manager of Marketing Support and Product Development and Senior Vice President of Business Development, he pioneered products and services for members of affinity organizations such as associations, alumni groups and non-profits. He also has served as President of the Professional Insurance Marketing Association (PIMA). Jim received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University.
“Jim’s experience in our industry will help us pivot quickly with our current business,” said Cheryl M. Ahmad, Selman & Company’s Vice President of Client and Corporate Services. “With the addition of Jim to our leadership team, we will enhance service to our insurance company relationships and clients and define clear ownership of our overall product strategy. He’s been a recognized industry leader for a long time, so this is very exciting news!”
About Selman & Company
Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Selman & Company has enjoyed a 36-year record of uninterrupted growth, diversification and success. Our firm has been built through a series of 10 strategic acquisitions, along with significant organic new business development. Selman & Company is among the largest privately held firms in the nation with focus on the markets in which it serves. Visit us at www.SelmanCo.com.