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Kraig Klinkhammer

Chief Operating Officer, Gallagher Executive Benefits

Kraig Klinkhammer has more than 20 years of experience in executive benefits, asset management, and various applications of life insurance and financial planning. He manages investment and portfolio strategy for Gallagher Executive Benefits. Kraig works closely with asset management, life insurance, and other financial service organizations to develop competitive solutions for unique client objectives. He is responsible for monitoring performance and diversification metrics of clients’ impermissible investment portfolios and recommends adjustments to remain properly aligned with investment guidelines.

Prior to joining Gallagher, Kraig served as manager of the bank-owned insurance portfolio for a large regional bank where he was responsible for insurance investments exceeding $5 billion. He was responsible for budgets, forecasted revenue/expenses, cash flow management, P&L impact, Sarbanes-Oxley/GAAP compliance, and financial account procedures. Kraig is a graduate from Portland State University in Oregon, where he received a Master of Science in Financial Analysis and Bachelor of Science in Finance-Law.