Kevin Dougherty is the founder and president of GCL Group. Located in the Indianapolis area, GCL Group is one of the nation’s premier consultants in executive search for the insurance industry, recruiting field executives and home office executives for positions across the U.S. and Canada. Dougherty has conducted many high-profile and sensitive seaches using proprietary methodology based on client needs. GCL Group provides consulting services focused on the areas of compensation surveys, competitive analysis and market research. Additionally, the firm often participates in executive strategy sessions and serves as expert witnesses on behalf of the companies it represents.
Before founding GCL Group, Dougherty was first vice president/department head in charge of insurance sales, service and strategy for Michigan National Bank in Farmington Hills, Michigan. MNB was a subsidiary of National Australia Bank ($124.4 billion in assets), before pulling itself out of the U.S. Dougherty led an insurance strategy process that identified 42 potential insurance product offerings, quantified their potentials, defined insurance products to implement the offerings and worked with management in all areas of the corporation to set appropriate priorities.