Denis Guay, Executive Vice President of Allegiant Global Partners, brings unmatched professional experience to Allegiant’s consulting practice. Denis has served in lead underwriting management positions at three of the insurance industry’s biggest international and domestic (US) Insurance carriers and has provided benefit consulting expertise to some of the world’s most dynamic global employers. Over the last seventeen years, Denis has been responsible for more than a billion dollars in premium as an underwriter and as a consultant.
Denis began his underwriting career at CIGNA Healthcare as a senior underwriter in its 50 to 5,000 employee group segments. Later, he spent seven years at Aetna International, the majority of that time as the Director of Underwriting and Sales Support. Most recently, Denis was a Director of Underwriting of Life, Disability and Voluntary products at The Hartford, rounding out his employee benefit underwriting experience.
Between insurance carrier assignments, Denis developed his healthcare consulting expertise as Executive Vice President at Paul Global Benefits (PGB), an international healthcare insurance consultancy. At PGB, Denis designed and implemented long term strategic benefit and risk management plans for some of the world’s larger multinational employers. He also created technology-based services that significantly improved clients’ benefit administration.
Complimenting Denis’ technical background is a foundation of educational training, creativity, and problem solving. Along with his Master’s degree in Management Science (with a focus on Human Resources), Denis has received Innovation awards for system improvements he created and implemented at both CIGNA and Aetna.
Denis lives in Connecticut with his wife and children. He enjoys watching football (Go Patriots!) and spending time with his family. He has traveled significantly throughout his career to some of the largest cities in the Middle East, Europe, Asia and North America. Denis likes to start every morning with a great cup of coffee and has a predisposition to Starbucks!