Bonnita Boone

Bonnie Boone is a producer and client executive for Gallagher’s risk management practice group.  She develops strategy and places professional liability and other casualty lines for a broad range of large clients. Her expertise includes large physician groups, healthcare organizations (hospitals, MCO), large academic medical centers/ universities, financial institutions, manufacturing companies, reinsurance facultative, and treaty, and start-up biotech companies. Her focus is on captives, cash flow-loss sensitive programs, and coverage analysis in these areas.  She co-chairs the Managed Care Practice Group. She also manages the overall coordination of Gallagher’s resources as well as account management and new business development.


Bonnie has over 38 years of experience in the insurance industry as a broker and underwriter. She joined Gallagher in 2017 from Marsh, where she sat on the national executive committee for its healthcare practice. Prior to that, she was with Alliant Insurances Services where she oversaw healthcare and casualty for the Chicago and New York offices. She also held a national position with Willis for more than a decade and worked with 280 retail offices on a global basis to produce business, market, and set strategies for the health care industry and casualty business. She chaired product line/industry segments for long-term care, managed care, and HPL (integrated delivery systems), among others. She has placed reinsurance for some of the largest captive programs in the country.

Additional experience includes managing an underwriting staff and a book of business for Continental Insurance Company with a premium volume of $103 million. Establishing market direction, reinsurance treaties, developing rates, underwriting guidelines, and corporate strategies were a part of her duties.

She has been the underwriter and/ or broker on five of the top ten managed care companies in the country.

In 2019 Bonnie received the honor of Savoy Magazine Most Influential Women in Corporate America.

She also received the 2019 Life Time Achievement Award from NAIAA

In December 2015 Bonnie was honored by Business Insurance, with its first Impact Award for exceptional contributions to diversity and inclusion in the industry. Bonnie is an accomplished lecturer and author. Recent speaking engagements include RIMS, IMAC, and the Fox School of Business at Temple University.

Education and Professional Designations:

Xavier University of Louisiana, Bachelor of Arts, Communications