Jen Pino-Gallagher recently joined M3 Insurance as the director of M3’s Food & Agribusiness practice group. Jen brings 11 years of experience working with food processors, agribusinesses and international trade to this role.
According to M3’s Dale Van Dam, Executive Vice President of Sales, Property & Casualty, “Jen’s deep knowledge of agricultural supply chains and the risks and opportunities inherent in producing food and agricultural products make her an ideal fit to lead this practice group for M3.”
Prior to joining M3, Jen served as Director of the International Agribusiness Center at the WI Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection, where she was responsible for leading the strategy and executing programs to grow Wisconsin’s diverse agricultural sector locally, regionally and internationally. She also worked with Wisconsin’s seven commodity boards through the market orders program as well as the county and district fairs. All of her work centered on supporting Wisconsin’s agribusiness.
According to the University of Wisconsin-Extension, food and agribusiness accounts for $88 billion in economic activity in Wisconsin. “Agriculture is a powerful economic force in our state,” said Van Dam. “It’s exciting to have someone with Jen’s background join our team to support M3’s existing and potential food and agribusiness clients.”
Regarding her new role, Pino-Gallagher said, “One of my greatest motivations is to help Wisconsin’s food and agricultural companies grow and remain competitive, world-class providers of quality products. I’m delighted to continue to work with processors and agribusinesses around the state in my new role at M3 Insurance.”
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