Human Resources and Employee Benefit Services

APN has partnered with Arthur J Gallagher to provide its members access to a wealth of information and resources.  Below you will find a sample of the many areas where Gallagher Consultants will be able to assist your organization enhance your employee experience and reclaim dollars for your mission.  If you have questions or interest, please contact one of our Gallagher representatives. 

  • Insurance. We can provide a full package solution that includes property, liability (including D&O, Pastoral Professional, SML, EPLI), auto, crime, and workers compensation (including EPL). Just reach out with an email to Brian Hall to get the request started.
  • Ministry Protection. Whether it be a checklist or an online system customized to your training and risk management needs, our Religious Practice has developed a myriad of tools. How about our Ministry Protection Memos or our White papers. Just send a note to our Managing Director, Religious Practice, Peter Persuitti at and mention APN.
  • Special Programs.
    • Crisis Solutions. We have an easy application online at We have built an exclusive product for crisis resilience for churches with less than $250M in revenue with only two questions. Premium is $1,000 and gives church and ministry access to the largest crisis consulting firm in the world – basically a “bat phone” to assist you and your board of eleders in your duty of care (including training that is built into the form), handling the crisis, etc.
    • Online Training SafeMinistries. We have a discounted program for APN members, thanks to Gallagher’s partnership with Attorney Greg Love (and SafeMinistries) who has developed this comprehensive training program (and discounted background screening services) for Churches and Pastors.

Contact Information

Brian J. Hall, CPA, CIC
Area Vice President, Director of Surety
Marketing Executive

Employee Benefits

Health and Ancillary Insurance Coverage

  • Traditional
  • Faith Based Plans
  • Gallagher Marketplace

               - Individual or Group

Retirement Plans

  • Retirement Readiness Assessment
  • Administrative Fee Review

Employee Engagement

  • Wellbeing
  • Employee Communications
  • Employee Engagement Survey
  • Workforce Evaluation

Legislative Compliance

  • ACA, ERISA, HIPAA, etc. 

Contact Information

For more information contact:

Charlie Eisenbies
P: 617.769.6458

Where you have a specific question you want to lift up or you need a full service broker for your insurance and risk management program, we are here to help, our Gallagher Religious Practice service team all over the world. Just mention your APN affiliation and we will be there to listen.

Contact Information

Dana Crowl
P: 864.907.2185
Marketing Executive

Our proprietary International Travel Insurance product is a comprehensive package of benefits that is specifically designed for international missions travel. The church or sending organization will have the assurance that individuals and groups traveling have appropriate coverage. Accidents happen during overseas travel and your Church needs an insurance program that protects against the steep costs of an emergency evacuation or a lawsuit emanating from the actions of one of your trip participants. The Web-based enrollment and payment process is easy.

International Travel Insurance includes:

  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Medical Expenses
  • Disability Income
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation
  • Crisis Management, including the expense and coordination of a security evacuation
  • Family Coordination
  • Repatriation of Mortal Remains
  • Personal Property
  • General Liability

Please contact Dana Crowl, 864.907.2185 at Gallagher Charitable if you would like to set up a discussion. We also offer International Group Medical policies for missionaries residing overseas and International Medical Malpractice for medical teams. More information is available on our website:

Church Governance

Contact Information

Consultative inquiries can be arranged by contacting Gallagher at:

James A. Rice, Ph.D., FACHE
Managing Director & Senior Advisor
Governance and Leadership
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Protection for Pastors

Life Insurance

  • Traditional
  • International Coverage
  • Policy Reviews

Disability Income Protection Insurance

  • Short-term
  • Long-term
  • Retirement Security

Long Term Care Insurance

  • Asset Preservation Review
  • LTCi Product Design

Fixed Annuities

  • Deferred Income
  • Immediate Income
  • Qualified/IRA Annuities

Retirement Services

  • Benefit Reviews
  • IRA Reviews
  • Retirement Annuities

Estate Succession

  • Beneficiary Designation Reviews
  • Estate Document Reviews (Wills, Trusts, Letters of Intent, etc.)
  • Legacy & Family Harmony

Contact Information

For more information contact:

Nick Profancik
P: 314.800.2154

Phil Bushnell
P: 314.800.2241

This travel coverage is applicable for Singles or Teams for Student, Educational, Religious, Mission, Humanitarian Relief, Volunteers Pastors and Congregants participating in Mission related travel.

Pastors may face questions about how best to engage with the boards
or key stakeholders groups in their churches or local communities.
The Gallagher alliance with the APN enables a variety of supportive resources to be made available in such diverse areas as:

  • Strategic visioning or planning
  • Board orientation and development programming
  • Governance design
  • Board self-assessment studies
  • Church mergers
  • Board leadership succession planning
  • Board role in Pastor or staff succession planning


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    Student, Volunteer & Participant Accident Coverage

    Accident insurance is an important line of coverage for any school or organization working with students, volunteers and general event (one-time or ongoing) participation from a wide variety of groups.  The Gallagher Special Risk team is here to provide their expertise in this specialized coverage; from plan design to best practice recommendations to obtaining carrier quotes for the best coverage at a competitive price. 

    Insurance & Ministry Protection

    Contact Information

    Consultative inquiries can be arranged by contacting Gallagher at:

    James A. Rice, Ph.D., FACHE
    Managing Director & Senior Advisor Governance and Leadership
    Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

    Some of the benefits of purchasing an accident policy for your students, volunteers and event participants include:

    Please contact Charlie Eisenbies at Gallagher Student Health & Special Risk if you would like to set up a discussion. 

    More information is available on our website at Gallagher Student - Religious & Nonprofit Accident Coverage.



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