Leadership

Executive Committee

Back Row (L to R): Dan Keough, Ellen Willadsen, and Den Bishop. Front Row (L to R): John Hurley II, Wally Gomaa, Charisse McCumber, Tom Stewart, and Jerry Ouimet.

Your business deserves the best. When you partner with Holmes Murphy, you’ll be represented by some of the industry’s most knowledgeable, experienced professionals – starting with our Executive Committee. So we want to introduce the Holmes Murphy Executive Committee members who lead our team to compete to win every day. These seven are true game changers!

Board of Directors

Now that you know our Executive Committee, we’d like to introduce you to our Board of Directors. Each are incredible at what they do and bring value to Holmes Murphy that is unmatched in the industry! Want to know a bit about them? Take a peek by hovering over each board member; you may find something interesting you didn’t know about the men and women leading Holmes Murphy.

  • Little known fact about me, I am an aviation geek and am working on getting my private pilot’s license.

    Brad Bierman

    Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits
  • What am I passionate about? Well, I mentioned my desire to fix the Affordable Care Act on our family Christmas card. Is that strange?

    Den Bishop

    President
  • Unknown fact about me: I’m scared of the five “S’s” — sharks, snakes, spiders, scorpions, and Stacy (yeah, that one is a long story)!

    Chris Boyd

    Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits
  • My favorite things to do outside of work are taxi drive my children (unpaid) to all their activities, spend time outside, run, and Pilates!

    Kari Cooling

    Senior Vice President, Market Leader, Property Casualty
  • Outside of work, I love to go road cycling all the while not getting hit by cars or getting chased by dogs!

    Wally Gomaa

    CEO, ACAP HealthWorks
  • The three things I dislike the most are paying taxes (who likes that?!), working out and waiting between my kids’ tournament games.

    John Hurley II

    President, Property Casualty
  • A little fun fact about me: I’ve ridden more than 100,000 miles on my bicycle over the past 15 years!

    Gerald Johnson

    Senior Vice President, Property Casualty
  • Dan Keough, CEO of Holmes Murphy

    My three favorite things to do outside of work are watch my boys compete in sports, travel with my family, and drink wine and break bread with family and friends.

    Dan Keough

    Chairman & CEO
  • My dream is to win on the TV show Lip Sync Battle!

    Charisse McCumber

    Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits
  • Something you may not know about me…I have more shoes than my wife! It’s all about the style, folks!

    Steve McManus

    Senior Vice President, Property Casualty
  • One thing you may not know about me — I worked in a restaurant in Yellowstone Park one summer. I made it two weeks and came home because I was homesick!

    Doug Muth

    Senior Vice President, Property Casualty
  • Fun fact about me: I am a multi-year award winner of “The Biggest Sweater.” Ten years of hot yoga will do that to a guy!

    Jerry Ouimet

    President, CSDZ
  • A fun tidbit about me — I love to cook and do 95 percent of the cooking in my household. In fact, in another life, I would be a chef!

    Jay Reavis

    Senior Vice President, Market Leader, Property Casualty
  • Fun fact about me...I married my high school sweetheart. Also, my second favorite passion (behind captive consulting) is cooking for my wife and four kids!

    Tom Stewart

    President, Innovative Captive Strategies
  • Outside of work, my favorite thing to do is whatever the sport of the day is, which may include riding, running, boxing, or golfing!

    Ellen Willadsen

    Chief Financial Officer