Chris Williams 2013

Christopher L. Williams
Managing Director, Bay Area
Marsh & McLennan Agency West Region

Chris Williams is the Managing Director of the Bay Area’s offices for Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA).Chris joined the firm in 1993 and became a principal in 2005. With over 25 years of experience in the employee benefits industry, Chris specializes in health and welfare consulting. He leads a team dedicated to serving as a strategic business partner and extension of our clients’ human resources departments.

Prior to joining MMA, Chris worked for The Travelers Insurance Company where he was Western Regional Director in charge of sales, underwriting and service. This provided Chris the foundation and extensive knowledge to move into a health & welfare consulting role at MMA.

Chris has extensive experience working with the healthcare and non-profit sectors among other industries. He is responsible for developing strategy, design, implementation, and communication of employee benefit packages to address the specific needs of some of the firm’s largest and most complex clients. His strong financial background is valuable in his ability to provide customized and effective analytics, financial modeling, and negotiations for his clients. 

Chris is active in his local community of Clayton. He has been involved in industry associations such as the Northern California Employee Benefits Council and the Western Pension Conference. He earned a BS in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.