Gallagher Bassett (GB) is pleased to announce that Steve Pelletier has joined the Gallagher Bassett Specialty team as Vice President of Healthcare Sales. Mr. Pelletier will be supporting the growth of Gallagher Bassett’s healthcare practice.
Robert Blasio, Managing Director of Gallagher Bassett Specialty, said, “We are delighted to have Steve join our team. With his years of experience in the healthcare space, we are confident that he will help us grow our business and enhance our reputation as the best in class claims and risk management solution in the healthcare industry.”
Mr. Pelletier is a seasoned insurance professional with 25 years of sales, marketing, and consulting experience with Prudential, Mercer, The Hartford, ELM Exchange (now Med-IQ), and Coverys. He helped grow ELM Exchange from a small, family-owned business dedicated to training healthcare providers on risk avoidance into a nationally-known company in the hospital and medical professional liability marketplace.
Mr. Pelletier is an active member of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM), as well as a participant and supporter of industry associations and events, including the Vermont Captive Insurance Association; Cayman Captive Forum; and Medical Professional Liability Association. He has been a frequent speaker on the topic of managing clinical risk through provider education and has presented at regional ASHRM chapters (Arizona, California, Indiana, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia, Washington), as well as the University HealthSystem Consortium; Children’s Hospital Association; and Hospital Insurance Forum.
Mr. Pelletier earned a B.A. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and M.S. at Northwestern University. He lives in West Hartford, Connecticut.