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Daniel S. McGarvey

Managing Director, US Power and Utility Practice Leader

Mr. McGarvey is the chairman of Marsh's US Utility Practice, where he oversees the service of more than 250 utility customers. He has served the firm in many capacities, focusing primarily on the service of construction, public sector, power, and nuclear clients during his 28 years with Marsh.

Mr. McGarvey graduated from the US Naval Academy and is a retired Navy commander who served in the nuclear surface ship community, attaining the designation of Naval Nuclear Chief Engineer and retiring with the rank of commander. He joined Marsh in 1989 as a nuclear risk consultant and has served the firm as a client executive, sales professional, casualty unit leader, regional construction, public sector, and utility practice leader, national nuclear practice leader, regional sales leader, and office leader.

As a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) instructor, Mr. McGarvey has taught the CPCU Finance and Accounting course, Economics course, Introduction to Risk Management, Business Law, and all three courses of the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) curriculum.

Mr. McGarvey also received Naval Nuclear Power Training and Naval Nuclear Chief Engineer Certification and, in 1989, earned a master of business administration degree with honors in finance from the University of Rhode Island. Mr. McGarvey has been recognized five times as one of the nation's most influential insurance brokers in Risk & Insurance Magazine's power broker issue and has also been honored as a Responsibility Leader, a RIMS Fellow, and the inaugural winner of the RIMS Ambassador Award. He is an accomplished speaker and instructor and a 2015 recipient of the IRMI Words of Wisdom Award, presented at the 35th IRMI Construction Risk Conference, having presented hundreds of seminars on risk management topics, including 37 sessions delivered at the national RIMS conference.

He has earned the CPCU, ARM, and seven additional risk management designations and is a Fellow in the Society of Certified Employee Benefits Professionals.