Leadership

Our Leadership Team has over 50 years of combined insurance and risk management experience serving a wide variety of industries to deliver the superior solutions our clients deserve.

S. ANTHONY MILLER

Founder & CEO

Email: anthony@gsisol.com

With over 15 years in the Property Casualty Insurance and Risk Management Industry, Anthony Miller has lead and brought an abundance of experience and resources to every agency he has had the privilege of being a part of.  Anthony is currently the Founder and President at GSI, Golden State Insurance Solutions where he is responsible for leadership and overseeing the growth of the organization as a whole.

 

Anthony served as the Chief Sales Officer and was part of the founding team of a technology startup that has been named one of the 24 companies shaping InsuranceTech globally and one of the top ten companies driving superb customer engagement in insurance.  Prior to launching GSI, Anthony was a principle at the largest privately held insurance brokerage in the world (Hub International, formally Lawson-Hawks Insurance Associates, Inc.) in 2005, where he served as the Senior Vice President and Program Manager in their Mountain View office. He was responsible for managing their program division, overseeing client management staff, key in bridging marketing partnerships and was instrumental in overseeing various operational and structural policies. Anthony received this agencies most prestigious “Sharp Award” 3 years consecutively for his exceptional performance in Sales and Leadership.

 

Prior to joining Hub, Anthony has had the privilege of serving in leadership roles at Hobbs Group (HRH) a large regional brokerage and Willis, a large international firm.  Anthony has worked with virtually every aspect of insurance and risk management within the apartment owner and property industry from handling some of the largest property management companies in the country, managing owner controlled insurance programs (OCIP’s) for large construction projects and to developing one of the largest exclusive property owners insurance programs in the state.  As a result, Anthony has become an expert and specializes in insurance products for apartment owners, rental owners and property management companies.  Anthony has been also been empowered to address the myriad complex exposures and issues of surgery centers, large physician groups, manufacturing, non-profit and technology industries.

Anthony has used his insatiable thirst to learn the nuances of client security through managing risk and his natural business acumen to provide clever and resourceful solutions to his many loyal partner clients.  His enthusiasm and characteristic persistence have placed him in the enviable position of found and build Golden State Insurance Solutions, Inc.  His tremendous knowledge of fluid and dynamic markets has created exceptional resources for his partner clients.

 

Anthony has earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from Notre Dame de Namur University.  He is also currently in the process of obtaining his Associate Risk Management Designation (ARM).  Anthony is involved with a number of non-profits and serves on the board of directors for the Mid-Peninsula Boys and Girls Club. Married to wife Jasmine and the proud father of his two princess daughters Lydia and Leah, Anthony divides his free time between church functions, community service and various sporting activities and events.  Go Dubs!

JUSTIN FOWLER, MBA, CIC

Principal

Email: Justin@gsisol.com

Justin has been a leader in the insurance industry for over 17 years.  He has founded and built other firms from insurance technology companies like Ninja Rater to regional insurance brokerages.  He has served in a variety of different roles from head of sales, customer service team lead to designing and implementing different risk management solutions for businesses across the country.

 

Justin loves yoga and traveling around the world to places like Dubai.

JON MCGRAW

Benefits Practice Leader

Email: jon@gsisol.com

Jon spearheads GSI’s benefits practice while focusing on large group consulting.  With over 25 years in a wide range of human resource and employee benefits organizations, Jon has specific expertise in supporting organizations in navigating the intricacies of budget analysis and financial management.  He brings over 25 years of experience in the field having successfully supported all types and size organizations in the management of their employee benefit programs. Jon has a specific talent in helping groups define and articulate their benefits program goals to help them find a balance that satisfies both the organization budgetary constraints and employee expectations.

 

Prior to founding GSI, Jon has enjoyed a successful career in employee benefits on both the insurer and broker/consultant fields, nearly all of it in the bay area. He started with a large national carrier where he advanced in both the underwriting and account management disciplines. Jon moved to the broker/consulting world over 15 years ago and has worked in both regional and national organizations in various capacities as a consultant, operations manager and sales leader. As an operations manager he is actively involved in both process analysis and improvement and M&A opportunities.

 

Jon has been involved in the review, analysis and integration of new companies for much of the last 10 years and brings a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities that come from change. In his consulting practice he has developed a particular interest in helping organizations find the balance between their budgetary constraints and the needs/expectations of the employee base. Working with different constituencies within an organization to find consensus in developing specific, actionable recommendations is a core strength, including extensive experience in financial analysis and contribution modeling in concert with overall budget goals.

 

As a consultant he has supported a wide variety of organizations in many industry segments, including construction, higher education, healthcare and manufacturing.  He has managed multi-employer trusts, risk sharing captives and industry based collaborative programs providing a many different programs.  Jon’s particular expertise is in larger multi-site, multi-plan programs.

 

Jon is a graduate of Carnegie-Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA) and has spent most of the last 20 years enjoying life in the North Bay with his wife Sandy and their kids. They are actively involved in numerous non-profit organizations that address the needs of the developmentally delayed adult population.  He is an avid baseball fan and player… Go Giants !