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Paul Hering CPCU
Chief Executive Officer
Marsh & McLennan Agency West Region

Paul Hering is an insurance industry innovator and a San Diego civic leader with over 30 years of business experience. As CEO of Marsh & McLennan Agency’s (MMA) West region, Paul is responsible for setting strategy and managing the company’s operations In California, Arizona, Nevada, Washington, Oregon and Alaska. Paul is also a member of MMA’s Strategic Steering Committee. He joined the firm in 1985 and was elected CEO by the firm’s executive committee in 2003.

Paul is committed to giving back to the community, serving on numerous boards of directors including Rady Children’s Hospital and Foundation, Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles Chancellor’s Associates, Timken Museum of Art, and the San Diego Bowl Games Association. Additionally, Paul is President of the Barney & Barney Foundation. Named in honor of the West region’s legacy agency, the foundation provides grants to community non-profits. Since its inception in 2009, the foundation has awarded over $2.5 million to more than 80 California non-profits.

Paul graduated from UCLA with a BA in economics and holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation.