Gerry Gates
President, National Stop-Loss Practice Leader

Stop Loss Insurance Services was formed in 2009 by the merger of American Stop Loss Insurance Brokerage Services (ASL), Health Benefit Solutions (HBS) and Medex and the simultaneous acquisition of the merged entity by AmWINS Group, Inc. Mr. Gates was President of ASL prior to the acquisition by AmWINS. He is active in industry groups and serves on the Government Relations Committee of the Self Insurance Institute of America.

Prior to joining American Stop Loss Insurance Brokerage Services, Gerry was a senior executive with UMassMemorial Health Care, Inc., one of the largest integrated health care delivery systems in New England, with responsibility for corporate strategy development and implementation, marketing, public relations and government relations. Gates previously worked as Senior Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness for The Provident Companies (now Unum) with additional responsibility as leader of its Worcester, MA facility and as Senior Vice President/ Chief Marketing Officer for the Paul Revere Corporation/Textron.

Gerry earned a Bachelor of Science degree with high honors from Bentley College and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Babson College.

Rebecca Bocek
President, National Sales Director

Ms. Bocek was President of Health Benefit Solutions (HBS) prior to the acquisition of her firm in 2009 by AmWINS Group, Inc.

Prior to joining HBS, Rebecca was Director of Sales with C.C.H.I, a reinsurance specialist for large self-insured groups, where she was responsible for all aspects of sales activity including recruiting, sales training and development and product development. Additionally, Rebecca held production roles at HealthNET (HIS) and EBP Healthplans where she was consistently a top-performing sales executive.

Rebecca earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Santa Clara University.