Holmes Murphy(R) & Associates Announces Wally Gomaa as New Board Member

DALLAS, Jan. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Holmes Murphy & Associates, one of the nation's largest independent insurance brokers, has named Senior Vice President and shareholder Wally Gomaa as a board member.

Gomaa joined Holmes Murphy in 2003 with a passion for working with employers to help them control medical costs while keeping their employees healthy. Gomaa is also a founder and President of ACAP Health, a Holmes Murphy affiliate company.

He was a featured speaker for the Disease Management Association of America and has been quoted in various healthcare magazines. His overall healthcare expertise and experiences allowed him to implement the nation's largest chronic disease management program for individuals with diabetes and heart disease.

Gomaa earned his Bachelor of Business Administration and Accounting degree from Stephen F. Austin State University in East Texas and an MBA from the University of Houston in Clear Lake, Texas. Gomaa is also certified by the American College of Practice Executives.

About Holmes Murphy

Founded in 1932, Holmes Murphy & Associates, an independent insurance brokerage, is ranked 26th among America's top 100 brokers. Holmes Murphy has 12 offices in 10 states, including Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Dallas, Texas; Kansas City, Kan.; Omaha, Neb.; St. Louis, Mo.; Madison, Wis.; Peoria, Ill.; Oklahoma City, Okla.; Scottsdale, Ariz.; and Sioux Falls, S.D. Holmes Murphy partners with business and industry leaders throughout the Midwest and across the nation in the areas of property casualty, employee benefits, captive insurance, risk management, and loss control.

For more information, call 800-247-7756 or visit www.holmesmurphy.com . Follow Holmes Murphy on Twitter.com @holmesmurphyins or visit us on Facebook.

Lori McMurray



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