Philip Karlo is a Risk Management Advisor at GCG Financial. As part of the Risk Management team, Philip’s primary goal is to build long lasting relationships with clients and help identify risk transfer needs and provide solutions by selecting appropriate Insurance products. Philip provides his clients a wealth of information from his diverse business experience that help to differentiate him as a risk management advisor. Prior to joining the GCG team, Philip spent 15 years working in the banking industry, where he held a variety of different positions. Philip started his career as a client service representative, followed by becoming a relationship banker then was promoted into a management position. Ultimately Philip became a Financial Compliance Officer. Philip brings expertise in sales, leadership, risk management and insurance to his clients giving them a well-rounded perspective on how to properly protect their businesses to achieve their financial goals. Philip does volunteer work with an organization called Junior Achievements and mentors K-12th grade students gain practical work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills through simulations and activities. Outside of the office, Philip is currently a resident of East Dundee and enjoys hobbies such as golfing, biking, running and playing with his son.