Michael O’Malley is a managing director for Strategic Risk Solutions. Mike is responsible for overseeing the delivery of all SRS’s business planning consulting services, including statistical loss and exposure analyses, feasibility studies, implementation programs and financial analysis for captives and other types of risk financing programs. Mike has over 20 years of experience in the captive and insurance industries and has formed over 100 captives/risk retention groups for P&C and Benefit risk in 14 different domiciles. Mike has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance/Economics from Babson College and an MBA (with concentrations in entrepreneurship and tax from Bentley University. He holds an Associate in Risk Management (ARM), an Associate in Reinsurance (ARe)and a Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management from the CERMAS program at Georgia State University.
Brandon is a SVP Product Liability Leader for Christensen Group Insurance and host of the podcast Axe of Pod, which explores trends in litigation, insurance and newsworthy lawsuits and verdicts. Brandon graduated from the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) with a B.A. in Pre-Law. He holds his CLCU designation.
The market continues to harden, capacity continues to shrink, and losses continue to mount through COVID-claims, natural disasters, social inflation and nuclear verdicts. Captives provide an alternative risk financing option to counter the impacts of the traditional marketplace.