About / Leadership

Don Garlitz

Don leads business development and carrier partner relationships for bswift’s marketplace and contributes to the development of consumer-facing technology, including bswift’s Ask Emma decision support tool. Don started as an insurance producer in 1997 and has held various sales, consulting and management positions at FirstWest Benefit Solutions, Beneficial Life and Aflac. Don also has significant legislative and regulatory experience and received a formal commendation from the Governor of Utah for outstanding work as a consultant to the state while helping establish a multi-carrier, employee-choice small business exchange prior to the passage of the Affordable Care Act. Don has a BS from Brigham Young University.