Wes Gray is the Associate Vice President of Commercial Solutions, Eastern Region, for Sovereign Insurance. Based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia, he is responsible for regional staffing stewardship, business development and underwriting management.
After graduating from university, seeking out a diverse life and professional experience, Wes moved to Canada’s north and managed several retail operations. That experience provided him foundational experience in the areas of diversity, entrepreneurism, adaptability, team work and coaching which have all been influential in the developmental of Wes’s career.
He began his career in the Insurance industry over 20 years ago at one of the largest direct distributers of insurance products in Canada – sales and service were his key accountabilities. As his career evolved, he took on underwriting roles which eventually led to progressive opportunities with other Canadian insurers.
Wes joined Sovereign in 2001. He has held several leadership and business development roles at the company and has become an advocate for adapting to an environment that meets the needs and expectations of stakeholders.
Wes has his CIP designation and has participated in a wide variety of advanced leadership programs.
When he’s not at the office, sports and athletics play a significant role in his life. Either participating, coaching on the sidelines, being an enthusiastic fan, or experiencing the exhilaration of competition, he participates in many different sporting events.
Finally, Wes is an extremely passionate and loyal Blue Jays fan. Go Jays Go!