Southfield-based Plante Moran Insurance Agency has announced that Steven J. Gibson has been named president.
Gibson’s new responsibilities will be to further develop the insurance firm, expand career growth opportunities within the agency, and deliver outstanding service and advice to clients. He will be taking over for Dawn Jinsky, who led the firm from 2017-2020 and will continue to work as Plante Moran’s head of the wealth transfer team.
With more than 20 years of industry experience, Gibson most recently served as a senior manager at Plante Moran’s Chicago office. He is a member of the firm’s wealth management practice and focuses on estate planning, business succession strategies, and complex life insurance planning. He works with high-net-worth clients to maximize their transfer of wealth and help them support charitable causes.
Gibson first joined Plante Moran in 2013 to help build the insurance practice in the Chicago market. Previously he worked at Fifth Third Securities as an insurance specialist serving high net worth clients. He earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Minnesota and holds a certified financial planner designation.