Gallagher Bassett is pleased to announce the promotion of Joe Zinga to the position of Senior Vice President, Risk Management Sales. Joe will be responsible for driving growth throughout North America while deepening GB’s relationships with new clients and broker partners across the Risk Management Industry.
Joe has been with Gallagher Bassett for his entire professional career, since 1999, and has grown along with the GB organization. He has held the roles of Business Analyst, Sales Director, and AVP of Business Development.
Chief Client Officer, Michael Hessling, is very excited to have Joe take the lead for GB’s Risk Management sales team. "Joe’s talent of fostering long-term relationships with both colleagues and customers is based on his ability to deliver on his commitments. Even without the title, he has been a leader and mentor to many team members. He has a vision for growth, a passion for the business, and a confidence that is incredibly contagious. I am thrilled to have him as a part of our leadership team.”
Scott Hudson, President and CEO, adds, “Joe is passionate and purposeful in everything he does, and always makes sure the customer’s interests are front and center. Joe’s top performance track record speaks for itself. His promotion to lead our Risk Management sales team is well deserved, and a true GB success story.”
When interviewed, Joe said, “I am deeply honored to have this responsibility to lead the best sales team in the industry. Over the last 18 years, I’ve had an incredible group of mentors, leaders and teammates at GB. They’ve all helped develop me into the professional I am today. I’m looking forward to continuing that legacy of leadership as we grow our team, and our business.”
Joe lives in Bartlett, Illinois with his wife, Amy, and their 2 children. He is a graduate of Illinois State University and has a Bachelor of Science in Business Finance.