Jeff French is a lifelong Houstonian and currently serves as Senior Area Vice President for Arthur J. Gallagher. He started his career in Employee Benefits in 1995, and his 20 years of industry experience have resulted in Jeff being highly recognized and respected in the field of Employee Benefits Consulting. Prior to Gallagher, he held sales positions with CIGNA, The Hartford, and NYLCare.

Jeff is passionate about and he brings to the table a personal and professional commitment to wellness, including his past service as a board member of the Houston Wellness Association. As a member of Gallagher’s Corporate Strategic Planning Team, he is a valuable contributor to the many objectives that are initiated in that process, which ensures that his clients are always receiving fresh and cutting-edge advice. Jeff also serves on the national advisory councils of three major health insurance companies where he is able to interact with the senior leadership of those organizations and to glean valuable market perspective.

Jeff graduated from the University of Texas Business School with a BBA in Marketing. He is committed to serving the local and international community as a board member of two Houston based nonprofits, LEAD (Letting Everyone Achieve Dreams) and Millennium Relief and Development Services. Jeff and his wife share three children. Together they enjoy cross-cultural travel, outdoor activities and entertaining in their home.