Brian Bellware

Consultant | Employee Benefits

Phone: 269-682-8851



Brian Bellware

Professional Experience

Brian is a Consultant in the Employee Benefits practice. He works closely with clients to strategically purchase health care and proactively improve the health and wellbeing of their employees. With over 10 years of experience as a human resources leader and business owner, Brian helps businesses create clarity and proactively address the risks they face.

Prior to joining Gibson in 2017, Brian was a Client Account Executive at Keyser Insurance Group where he gained experience in employee benefits and strategies for driving employee engagement and culture.


  • Consumer Directed Health Care Certification, National Association of Health Underwriters
  • Self-Funded Certification, National Association of Health Underwriters
  • Certified Insurance Counselor, State of Michigan

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Missional Chaplains
  • Chaplain, Western Michigan University Hockey Team
  • Chairman, Christian Business Round Table (CBRT) - Kalamazoo Chapter
  • Volunteer, Boys & Girls Club of Kalamazoo
  • Volunteer, Urban Alliance
  • Former Varsity Hockey Head Coach, Portage Central High School

Specialty Areas

  • Employee Benefits
  • Self-insurance & Alternative Financing Strategies
  • Cost Containment Tactics
  • Employee Engagement & Communication
  • Financial Wellbeing


  • Western Michigan University | Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology