Our Team

In order to provide great service, you require great people. We are fortunate to have a quality team of principled individuals committed to providing excellence in care for the benefit of every student.

John Gallivan
John Gallivan

President John is the President and Founder of Gallivan & Associates Student Networks. With over 20 years of consulting experience in the benefits field, John has a unique ability to author breakthrough buying and care strategies for the student market. John personally hired all members of the Gallivan & Associates Leadership Team, and is responsible for the Gallivan & Associates Leadership Intern Program.

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Our Student Service Coordinator Team

Cory Wright
Cory Wright

Executive Vice President Cory joined Gallivan & Associates following his graduation from Ryerson University, where he served 2 years as an executive, including one year as President. Cory’s unique understanding of the culture and the subtle nuances of the student market in Canada are critical to his role in advancing Gallivan & Associates, by growing the Buying Group and demonstrating our unique service offerings.

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Binny T. Abraham
Binny T. Abraham

Senior Vice President – Operations and Client Services National responsibility for operations and clients services for over 35 clients in the post-secondary sector. I provide leadership to our team of regional directors, client relations specialists and operational and service support staff. Additional Responsibilities include oversight and management of enrollment, marketing, IT infrastructure underwriting and the ancillary programs.

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Bryan K. Boechler
Bryan K. Boechler

Benefits Services Director With over 22 years of experience providing service in post-secondary, Bryan’s focus of students-first embodies our commitment to the highest levels of support for those we serve. His service experience includes working with students, institutions, and insurers on plan and service enhancements, systems development, implementations, fulfilling governance requirements, and providing education and development sessions.

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Shelly Walker
Shelly Walker

Regional Director, Client Services With over 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry, Shelly’s extensive knowledge in Group Health and Dental benefits allows Gallivan & Associates to provide our clients with expert level leadership. In addition to conference planning, Shelly leads various projects including referendums, student surveys, new plan implementations and is key in the development of our select savings provider network.

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Julia Wang
Julia Wang

Divisional Controller

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Sean Gallivan
Sean Gallivan

Client Relations Specialist

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Mary Catherine MacDonald
Mary Catherine MacDonald

Client Relations Specialist

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Kyle Thiel
Kyle Thiel

Web Service Associate

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Steven Kim
Steven Kim

Enrolment and Data Analyst

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Nick Vongthavy
Nick Vongthavy

Brand & Creative Design Lead

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Shane Qi
Shane Qi

Accounting Coordinator

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Debbie Kinlin-Hynes
Debbie Kinlin-Hynes

Benefits Plan Coordinator

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