Dale Hammond - Chairman of the board and equity partner

Mr. Hammond is a veteran property and casualty insurance executive whose expertise is in strategic and operational issues.  His extraordinary experience is nationally recognized, and he provides our company with a level of skill and management that will translate into a tremendous benefit to our existing and prospective client partners. By way of background, Dale began his career with Travelers Insurance Companies in 1970, and among other ventures, he led a multi-disciplinary team that developed the first computer-based automobile and homeowners quoting and policy issuing system. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Hammond served as president and CEO of the First Floridian Insurance Co., achieving exceptional financial results while drastically reducing the firm’s catastrophe exposure. He then joined Kemper Auto and Home as head of the company’s personal lines unit and he later became president and CEO of the HomeWise Insurance Companies where he established two insurance firms and a management company that focused on dislocated homeowners markets along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. Mr. Hammond has been a member of a number of organizations within the insurance community including the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, an alliance of insurance professionals working together to make America's roads safer; and the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, an independent, nonprofit, scientific research and communications organization supported by the property insurance industry. Mr. Hammond and his family are also involved with a number of charities and philanthropic societies. 

Frank Coyne - Investment partner

Frank J. Coyne is chairman of the board of Verisk Analytics. He joined the company's ISO subsidiary in February 1999 as president and chief operating officer. On July 1, 2000, he was elected president and chief executive officer, and he became chairman two years later. In 2008, Mr. Coyne led the initiative that created Verisk Analytics as the parent of ISO and its family of companies. In 2009, Verisk completed the initial public offering of its stock on the NASDAQ exchange. It was the largest domestic IPO of the year. As chairman of ISO and Verisk, Mr. Coyne has played a leadership role in property/casualty insurance, delivering numerous speeches at major industry forums and writing many articles with performance-enhancing best-practices themes and forceful calls for market discipline. Many chief executives around the world have come to know Mr. Coyne through his extensive efforts to position the company as a global enterprise. Mr. Coyne came to ISO from Kemper Insurance Companies, where he served as executive vice president–specialty and risk management groups. From 1981 to 1998 Frank was at General Accident Insurance Company and serving as President and Chief Operating Office from 1991– 1998.  He also held leadership positions at Universal Underwriters Group, Reliance Insurance Company, and PMA Insurance Company. He began his career as a trial attorney with the U.S. Treasury Department. Mr. Coyne received his bachelor’s degree in political science, magna cum laude, from the University of Scranton and his law degree from Duquesne University. He also had a distinguished career in the United States Army, rising to the rank of captain.

Keith Sievers - Investment partner

Keith Sievers began his career with the Kemper Insurance Companies in 1972.  His 40 year career with Kemper began in the pricing/actuarial area and quickly expanded to include both financial and technology responsibilities.   In subsequent years, he held CFO, CIO and CEO positions with various Kemper subsidiaries, specializing in business strategy, acquisitions, divestitures, reengineering and other large projects. Mr. Sievers was a frequent contributor to various industry publications in the technical space, and was ultimately recognized by Insurance and Technology Magazine in 2009 as one the top eight CIO's in the insurance industry for his work in systems and data architecture. Mr. Sievers was also active in the community, having served on numerous corporate and community boards, including chair positions with the United Way and Junior Achievement. He holds a bachelors  degree from Kalamazoo College.  

Andrew diloreto - investment Partner

Prior to serving as CEO for Insight Catastrophe Group, Mr. DiLoreto served as Executive Vice President at Benfield Inc., the US division of Benfield Group Limited, where he was responsible for new client production and was a member of the Global Group
Executive Committee.  Mr. DiLoreto also served as President and CEO of Herbert Clough Inc. and Ardent Risk Services' business development and intermediary activities, both wholly-owned subsidiaries of General Reinsurance Corporation. He also served on General Reinsurance's Executive Committee. Mr. DiLoreto began his career at AIG and spent the first eight years of his career in various underwriting capacities. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Villanova University.

Investment team

"The board room"