Wielding more than 20 years of business experience, Steve Mangapit stepped in as Western Growers first Chief Operating Officer in January 2022. As COO, he is focused on advancing and elevating operational efficiencies, improvements and innovations throughout the Western Growers Family of Companies.
He joined WG from AP|Keenan, where he served as Vice President. At Keenan he was responsible for three business units: Employee Benefits TPA, Healthcare Analytics and Large Group Agency Operations.
Mangapit previously worked at WG for four years with Western Growers Assurance Trust/Pinnacle Claims Management, Inc. In 2010, he served as Director of Administration and was promoted in 2013 to Assistant Vice President, Operations.
Mangapit holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a MBA (Finance) from the Lee Business School at UNLV. Mangapit is married with two young children.