Gerald Wester is a founding member of Capital City Consulting, LLC. He is widely held as the foremost expert in insurance, healthcare and financial services issues in the state of Florida. For over 35 years, government leaders have relied on Gerald’s knowledge and experience to navigate the extremely complicated and diverse regulation of the Florida insurance industry.
Gerald’s clients are among the largest insurers and the most politically powerful business and insurance associations in Florida and nationally. Their long standing relationships with Gerald are a testament to his extensive knowledge and leadership in the political arena.
Gerald began his career in 1971 as a Budget Analyst in the Governor’s Budget Office where he gained working knowledge of the state appropriations process. Beginning in 1976, he spent twelve years at the Florida Department of Insurance serving in various management positions, including four years as chief of the regulatory staff.
Gerald graduated from Florida State University with a B.S. in Accounting and a Master’s in Public Administration.