Assistant Vice President
Client Management

John joined McGowan Allied Specialty Insurance in April of 2022.  John’s primary focus is the leadership of client teams in the retention of existing business, placement of new business, and the tactical and strategic delivery of key client services.  John also serves as the key relationship contact for insurance carrier partners, who are integral to servicing the book of business.  His expertise in creating solutions for customers is extensive, having worked in the commercial insurance industry for over 37 years. 

John‘s commercial insurance experience includes 24 years with Liberty Mutual Group, two years with Arthur J. Gallagher Company, three years with Britton Gallagher, six years with Oswald Companies, and two years with AssuredPartners.  Of his 24 years with Liberty Mutual, 18 were spent in the Commercial Claims Department, where he held multiple positions.  Some of those positions include Director of Hiring and Training, Regional Operations Manager, and Claims Manager.

In the Claims Manager position, John’s office managed liability claims for 14 states.  His commercial insurance sales/broker experience totals 19 years from a carrier and agency perspective.  

Personal Snapshot

John is a 1982 graduate of Ball State University with a B.S. in Finance.