Our Team

Guy Gilpin 
Executive Director 
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After a national executive search, Guy was appointed executive director of the Trust in March of 2019. He brings over 30 years’ experience in the life insurance, health insurance, and pharmaceutical industries to his work for the Trust. Guy built his insurance industry expertise working with both nonprofit and for-profit plans, including through various underwriting and operational roles with Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia. During his tenure at Optum, one of the largest consulting firms in the country, he advised insurers on underwriting, strategic planning, process improvement, and software implementations. Guy has a BBA in accounting from Eastern University. Guy and his wife, Joyce, live in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, and enjoy spending time with their three adult daughters and grandson.

 

Joan Barone
Associate Director 
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When the Trust was formed in 2014, Joan was elected as one of the original trustees and assumed the role of treasurer. In 2018, Joan left the Trust’s board as well as her longtime position as director of finance and operations with PAISBOA-member Waldron Mercy Academy to serve as the Trust’s interim executive director. Once the permanent executive was hired, Joan moved into the role of associate director, where she continues to lend her expertise to the Trust. Joan's previous professional experience includes work in the investment banking and commercial lending fields. She holds a BBA in marketing from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in finance from Drexel University. Joan and her husband, Joe, have three daughters and have enjoyed living in Penn Valley, Pennsylvania, for the past 30 years.


Andrea Bagnell
Communications and Project Coordinator
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Andrea joined the Trust staff in March of 2020. She comes to PAISBOA Health Benefit Trust from a nonprofit organization where she served as development officer. Andrea brings many years of diverse professional experience in nonprofit fundraising, project management, and corporate sales and marketing to her role with the Trust. She earned her BS in business administration with a concentration in marketing from the University of Delaware. Andrea has lived in Narberth, Pennsylvania, for over 25 years with her husband, Tom, and their three children, all of whom have attended independent schools.