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Michael Van Gilder Takes Leave of Absence as Employee and Director of Van Gilder Insurance Corp.

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DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Van Gilder Insurance Corporation, a privately held insurance brokerage firm serving clients for more than 100 years, today announced that Michael Van Gilder is taking an indefinite leave of absence from his role as an employee of the company and as a member of its board of directors, effective immediately.

“Michael's legal matters are personal to him and are very separate from the business of Van Gilder Insurance,” said Don Woods, president of the company. “The company is not a subject of the investigation and does not trade in securities. Our priority is serving clients with integrity, as we have done for more than a century.

“We're grateful for the statements of support we've received for the company from clients, employees and insurance carriers, and we are moving forward together with a continued focus on client satisfaction,” Woods added.

Mr. Van Gilder stepped down from his role as CEO of Van Gilder Insurance Corp. on October 25. Mr. Woods, who serves as president of the company, assumed Mr. Van Gilder's management responsibilities.

The company and Mr. Van Gilder mutually agreed he should take a leave of absence.

About Van Gilder Insurance Corp.

Founded in 1905, Van Gilder Insurance Corp. is a privately held insurance brokerage firm serving clients in the Rocky Mountain region and across the U.S. for more than 100 years. The company offers business insurance, employee benefits programs, risk management services and personal insurance products for individuals. Van Gilder has more than 130 employees and is headquartered in Lower Downtown Denver. For more information on the company, visit www.vgic.com.

Linhart PR, for Van Gilder Insurance Corp.
Amanda Kiely, 303-951-2564
akiely@linhartpr.com

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