Gary Abney joined PayneWest Insurance in 2007. Gary has an extensive finance background consisting of banking experience and serving as a Financial Analyst for the State of Montana’s Board of Investments. He is known for his ability to service clients through a dedication to their understanding of their benefits and by helping to make them feel secure in their own benefit plan decisions. Gary works with large clients across all of the PayneWest Insurance benefit locations. He works with specific clients to provide financial reporting, continual claims review and reporting those results to the employer. Examining and analyzing claims data is an integral component in an employer’s decision making process. Gary works proactively to review the data in order to forecast future results and assist the employer in their budgeting decisions. A central question that he helps clients to answer is, “So, what does the data mean to our organization and how can we use it to improve our benefit plans?” Gary received his B.S. in Finance from Montana State University – Billings. Gary is married and has two sons. When not spending time with his family, he enjoys sports and spending time in the Northwest’s outdoors.