Gerry Wilson

President and CEO, Plymouth Rock Assurance Direct Group

Gerry is President and Chief Executive Officer of Plymouth Rock Management Company of New Jersey and oversees all aspects of Plymouth Rock's Direct to Consumer and Prudential Agent operations in the states in which Plymouth Rock does business. He began his career with Plymouth Rock in 2000.

Prior to joining Palisades, Gerry served a 13-year tenure with The Progressive Corporation. He was President and General Manager of the Progressive Michigan Insurance Company, where he was directly responsible for Progressive's business in his home state of Michigan.

Gerry received a B.A. in East Asian Studies from Oberlin College, an M.A. in History from the University of Michigan, and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He also spent time in Osaka, Japan, where he researched Japanese human resource management policies. Gerry was named 2003 Insurance Company Person of the Year by the Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey (PIANJ).

Gerry is a scuba diving instructor in his spare time and an avid underwater photographer. He reluctantly replaced his Mazda RX-8 with a Honda Ridgeline pickup truck to hold all the dive gear.