Mr. Gilson has over twenty years experience in the insurance industry developing markets for insurance companies, general agencies and employers.
Mr. Gilson started several insurance related companies, the first of which was a general brokerage operation. The company marketed employee benefits to businesses throughout the State of Colorado. Mr. Gilson expanded the business with a wholesale division working on behalf of insurance carriers to distribute insurance products to agents. Mr. Gilson sold off the agency division to concentrate on the wholesale opportunities which created Gilson and Associates. In a series of transactions, Mr. Gilson merged his wholesale business with American Select Insurance Management Corporation and managed the southwest sales division of American Medical Securities. Upon the acquisition of AMS by PacifiCare, Mr. Gilson moved over to American Select Insurance and became senior vice president of sales, marketing and product development.