BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Communications, LLC (Access) has named David P. Gagliano the company's president and chief executive officer (CEO). Since mid-2009, Access was under the leadership of a group of managing partners, a role in which Gagliano served in addition to his responsibilities as chief financial officer (CFO).
"I am humbled and honored to be named president and CEO of Access," said Gagliano. "Having been this agency's first and only CFO for the past 10 years has enabled me to be a part of its remarkable growth. This has given me invaluable insight into all aspects of what is necessary to successfully lead a company in the health care marketing industry.
"The quality and drive that I have witnessed in our people, especially in our management team, is both impressive and inspiring," added Gagliano. "Access has built a solid management core of professionals with a reservoir of knowledge that is second to none. They will direct this agency in meeting and exceeding the client challenges that lie ahead in today's ever-changing health care environment."
Gagliano was instrumental in growing Access from a small agency to a full-service network that currently employees more than 115 health care communications, product marketing, and medical education professionals in 4 offices nationwide. Before becoming president and CEO of Access, Gagliano was the agency's CFO since 2000. He was responsible for developing and leading all Access infrastructure services to support business development activities, including operations, human resources, finance, contracting, and information technology services. In 2006, Gagliano led the public auction process of Access with investment bankers and private equity sponsors, resulting in the successful