“We strongly support the efforts of the Builders Exchange Foundation, especially the expanded educational opportunities for young people. The future of all industries is dependent on the education of the young people in our community. The Builders Exchange does a wonderful job creating opportunities that benefit our young people while investing in the quality of tomorrow’s businesses.”

— the late J. Robinson McCormick, Co-founder

Shown above: the late J. Robinson McCormick, Co-Founder and Niles Overly, Chairman & CEO.


Company Description:

Third-party claims administration and risk management services, including workers’ compensation, liability, alternative risk, captive programs, managed care and claims-management software.

Year Founded; by whom:

1946; Frank Gates, J. Robinson McCormick and Don Overly

Historical Tidbit:

Frank Gates was a pioneer in the third-party administration industry. He founded both the Frank Gates Service Company (1946) and Gates McDonald & Company (1929). Today, The Frank Gates Companies remains a third generation, family-held business with more than 1,400 employees in 48 U.S. locations

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