Local Gallagher Branch Expands Its Territory through the Hire of a Business Development Associate

DURHAM, N.C., August 2018 – Hill, Chesson & Woody, a division of Gallagher Benefits Services, Inc., has announced the hire of a new Business Development Associate.

As Business Development Associate, Charlie Metzger supports the efforts of the sales and marketing team with outreach to potential clients. Charlie primarily works with clients and prospects in the southern Virginia region which ultimately helps Gallagher to expand its territory and drive future business in that market.

Metzger graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurial Business Development. Prior to this current role, he spent the last two summers participating in the Gallagher Sales Internship Program in Chicago where he learned valuable sales and interpersonal communication skills. Metzger is the winner of the UNCW 2017 Entrepreneurship case competition.

“Company culture, work ethic, and opportunity for growth are important aspects to me, and I am excited to have found those values in Gallagher,” said Metzger.

“Charlie will be a terrific asset to our sales team and we’re excited to see what the expansion to the Virginia territory will bring in the future,” said Todd Yates, area president at Hill, Chesson & Woody.

Gallagher (NYSE: AJG) is a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. The company has operations in 34 countries and offers client-service capabilities in more than 150 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.