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!