Primo Center for Women and Children Announces Marsh, USA’s Kate Gaynor joins its Board of Directors

Chicago, IL – July 25, 2013 – Quintin E. Primo III, Co-Chairman of The Primo Center for Women and Children (“PCWC”), is proud to announce the addition of Kate Gaynor to its Board of Directors.  Kate will serve as Chair of the Executive Committee.  Ms. Gaynor is Senior Vice President with Private Client Services division of Marsh, USA, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser.

“Kate is an excellent addition to our Board of Directors,” said Quintin E. Primo III, Co-Chairman of the Primo Center for Women and Children.  “Kate has been very involved in Chicago and has dedicated herself to improving the quality of life for others.”

“It is more important than ever that our board be dedicated to serving the needs of our families,” said PCWC CEO Christine Achre.  “Over the past year, we have expanded by 600%, and with this type of growth, welcome the leadership skills and Kate’s expertise to our board allowing us to thrive in this expanded environment.”

“It is an honor to become a member of this highly-esteemed board,” said Kate Gaynor. “Being able to serve on the Executive Committee enables me to work as a member of this team and focus on what is most important, improving the lives of those we serve.

Prior to joining Marsh USA, Gaynor spent several years working as an executive in the Insurance Industry and on Wall Street as an investment banker. Her personal pursuits include board membership of The University of Chicago Women’s Board, Goodman Theater Business Council, the Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation, the Service Club of Chicago, and has been recently elected to the LookingGlass Theater Board. Gaynor holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Music from the University of Massachusetts.

About the Primo Center for Women and Children – A non-profit, 501 (c) (3) organization committed to breaking the cycle of homelessness in families by providing a continuum of innovative housing and wraparound support services to the west side communities of Chicago.

About Marsh, USA – A global leader in insurance broking and risk management, teams with its clients to define, design, and deliver innovative industry-specific solutions that help them protect their future and thrive. It has approximately 26,000 colleagues who collaborate to provide advice and transactional capabilities to clients in over 100 countries. Marsh is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies.