Meet the team

Marc McGinnis

Senior VP of Sales and Strategic Client Management

The Word & Brown General Agency


Marc McGinnis is Senior Vice President of Sales and Strategic Client Management at Word & Brown. He manages all sales across the general agency’s six regional offices in California and Nevada, while providing strategic oversight of key agency and high-profile partnerships. 

Marc also supervises leadership for the Underwriting, Plan Maintenance, Broker Services, and Account Management departments. These teams work collaboratively to provide sales, enrollment, case review, and other assistance to brokers in their delivery of employee benefits products and services to employers, employees, and dependents.

He is the keystone of the sales organization, and his 2020 promotion to Senior VP reflects an ongoing commitment to broker support. Marc returned to Word & Brown in 2015 to serve as Director of Compliance and Partnership Relations. Previously, he was Regional Vice President at CONEXIS, the benefits administrator formerly a part of The Word & Brown Companies. He first joined Word & Brown in 1996 as a benefits consultant and sales representative.

Marc earned his Bachelor of Science degree from California State University, Fullerton, and has a Certified Financial Consultant® designation from the Employers Council on Flexible Compensation.


CO-Founders

John M. Word III
Edward J. "Rusty" Brown, Jr.

Executive Leadership

Jessica Word
Marc McGinnis
Scott Diehl

Regional Vice Presidents

Cindy West
Matt Leslie
Michele Isaly
Vanessa Benitez
Marc A. McGinnis

Leadership

Dientre Le’on
Emily Crognale
Karen DeFazio
Ken Venier
Lydia Robledo
Paul Roberts
Paul Tran