MGIS Leadership Team
Experience & Commitment
We’re passionate about protecting medical professionals.
Our highly talented management team brings years of specialty insurance program innovation and passion for the medical profession that keeps our clients well ahead of the healthcare curves.
Meet our team.
The MGIS executive team is made up of savvy industry veterans who are experts at building excellent value and unmatched protection for our medical professional clientele.
Jeff provides the vision and strategic direction to ensure that MGIS continues to lead the physician-insurance market by delivering what clients, insurer-partners, and brokers expect in a rapidly evolving environment.
A 25-year industry veteran, he began his career as an underwriter for St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company. Since joining MGIS, he’s held increasingly responsible management and executive positions, culminating in his appointment as president in 2005. Along the way, he’s been active as a broker, negotiated specialty solutions with domestic and international reinsurers and primary insurers, and worked with a wide variety of healthcare providers and their specialty insurance needs. He is currently guiding the company through significant product and service expansion in anticipation of ongoing changes in the healthcare industry.
Jeff graduated from Brigham Young University in 1984 and holds the CPCU, GBDS, and RPLU insurance professional designations.
In his free time, Jeff loves to ski, be with his family (preferably both), and read fun books. A fitness fan, he’s a regular at both the cross-fit gym and his physical therapist’s office.
Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Mike is responsible for all aspects of IT operations, software and systems development and technology security for MGIS. He leads the company’s vision for developing and executing information strategies that allow the company to excel in an increasingly challenging environment.
Mike’s experience spans a broad range of technical disciplines encompassing systems architecture and design, process improvement and optimization and distributed cloud solutions. His previous experience includes increasingly responsible positions with ADP/AdvancedMD and PGP Corporation.
Mike holds an Associates of Applied Science degree in Computer Information Systems and Business Management.
In what little spare time he has, Mike enjoys riding horses and ATVs in Utah’s mountains and watching his son play high school football.
Kurt Meyer, P&C, L&H
Vice President of Sales
Professional Group Benefits
Kurt Meyer, vice president of sales, oversees sales for the Professional Group Benefits business. He is a veteran industry executive with a track record of leading profitable growth through innovation and focus on customers’ best interests.
At the Guardian Life Insurance Company, Kurt turned around a series of underperforming sales offices, leading to his promotion to regional vice president of sales for the company’s largest division. He subsequently served as managing director for an innovative sales and sales management training company.
Kurt served in key executive roles in the group insurance business with both Jefferson Pilot/Lincoln Financial and OneAmerica. In these roles, he had executive responsibility for sales development, sales operations, product development, marketing communications, and corporate training.
Innovations that Kurt introduced to these organizations include:
- Segmented distribution: small group sales desk, renewal and product specialists, enrollers
- Multi-channel distribution
- Internal customer advocacy: dedicated account management and implementation specialists
- Unique voluntary value proposition: product, multi-channel communication and enrollment
A strong supporter of the industry, Kurt held officer positions in numerous state and local chapters of NAHU. Most recently, he served a five-year term on LIMRA’s National Group Sales and Marketing Committee.
Kurt graduated from The George Washington University with a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and an emphasis in Accounting, as well as from Columbia University’s Executive Program focusing on Marketing Management.
When he’s not on a field coaching future sports greats, Kurt and his wife, Suzanne, share their passion for sports, reading, and the great outdoors.
Andrew B. Davison
Andrew B. Davison
Vice President of Operations and Underwriting
Professional Group Benefits
Andrew has over 25 years of industry experience with three of the largest U.S. group disability carriers. During this time, he has enjoyed a broad-based leadership, managerial and technically oriented group employee benefits career that has included Group Underwriting (in all market size segments, including National Accounts), Compliance, Product Development, Contracts, and in leading various process improvement initiatives.
Most recently Andrew was senior vice president, underwriting, with Reliance Standard Life. In this position, he was the organization’s chief underwriting officer and also managed the medical underwriting and contracts functions. Prior to this role, he was with The Hartford, where he held the position of assistant vice president for product compliance supporting their Group Benefits Division.
Andrew also spent approximately 10 years at Unum, including serving as director of group underwriting for their Central Region and as Risk Director, Group and Individual Underwriting for First Unum. He began his underwriting career with Unum as a disability underwriter and was subsequently promoted to a senior underwriter role.
Andrew earned his Bachelor of Science degree from University of Maine and his M.B.A. from the University of Southern Maine.
Born and raised in Charlottesville, VA, Andrew enjoys family time with his wife, Susan, and daughter, Allyson. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and exploring American history. He is an amateur musician, playing drums in various groups over the years. He also continues to participate in ‘masters’ lacrosse tournaments.
Matthew Frost, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Matt is a seasoned financial executive with a successful track record in building and leading highly effective finance, accounting, strategic planning, information system, and consulting organizations and initiatives. His background includes extensive M&A experience, covering the spectrum from development of investment sources, identifying and negotiating deals, to integrating and streamlining merged entities for maximum productivity and profitability.
Prior to joining MGIS, he served as CFO of The Buckner Company, a large regional insurance brokerage. During his tenure, the company realized triple digit revenue and EBITDA growth through a combination of acquisition, organic growth and streamlining of operations. His strategic planning and process focus and expertise improved company performance, resulting in a Best Practices Agency designation for five consecutive years. For his outstanding contributions, he was recognized as CFO of the Year for 2009 by Utah Business Magazine.
Previous experience also includes controller positions with Digital Signature Trust and Heritage Management, Inc., where he developed and deployed internal financial, budgeting, costing and accounting systems, as well as financial forecasting processes. Matt’s background also includes tax and audit management, financial consulting, and creation of a loan/funding program to facilitate acquisitions.
Matt holds a Masters of Accountancy (MAcc) from Brigham Young University, is a Certified Public Accountant, and is a licensed Property and Casualty agent.
Outside the office, he enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife and four children, hiking and other outdoor activities, traveling and golf. Matt has been associated with the BYU Management Society for a number of years, serving in leadership roles, including vice president of the scholarship committee.