Senior Vice President - Retail & Retail Senior Leader
Don McGowan is Brown & Brown’s senior vice president (SVP) and regional president of the Retail segment. His customer-centric approach and focus on top and bottom-line growth, along with his intense commitment to building an extremely talented and entrepreneurial team, has helped lead the Northeast region to great success.
Don’s close teammate relationships have created an energy and passion prevalent throughout the region. His commitment to seeking and attracting top talent through the acquisition and individual hiring process has been a major factor in contributing to the region’s growth.
Don joined the team via the acquisition process in 2004 and held positions in sales, office leadership and regional management, before being promoted to his current role of SVP and regional president.
Don graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.
Don’s personal interests are first and foremost his family, friends and teammates, all of whom he considers to be family. He also enjoys working out, golf, boating, reading and jigsaw puzzles.
Don resides in Laconia, New Hampshire, and Bedford, Massachusetts, with his wife, Kelly. He has one daughter and one son, who is a Brown & Brown producer in the Boston area.