With 45 years of insurance industry experience, Michael O’Halleran chairs ManchesterStory’s Board of Advisors. Mike was the founding CEO of Aon Re and later the Executive Chairman of Aon Benfield, the largest reinsurance brokerage capital advisory firm in the world. He has also served on the board of directors of Allegiance Corporation, Cardinal Health, CareFusion Corporation and NuVasive Inc. In addition to providing critical advice and insights, Mike connects the firm to key insurance and healthcare thought leaders and executives and identifies attractive startup companies for potential investment.
Rocker has over 43 years of experience in the insurance industry. He has served in a number of executive positions including President of Aon’s global Reinsurance division and Chief Operating Officer of its North American Retail and Wholesale divisions. In addition to his operational roles, Rocker was a principal architect and COO for several of Aon Group’s global initiatives.
Bill serves as Chairman and CEO at College Raptor, an online financial planning and college discovery platform that helps students find appropriate, affordable college options - and discover ways to pay for college - while considering each student's unique academic and financial circumstances. As an information technology serial entrepreneur, Bill has overseen the development and implementation of numerous technology solutions for many large and demanding companies worldwide. Bill previously was CEO and a founder of Stockpoint, a provider of financial data and decision support solutions to banks and brokerage firms. After selling the business to Pinnacor, he served as their EVP of Technology and Products until its purchase by CBS Marketwatch (now News Corp). Bill was previously founder and VP of Technology at Neural Applications Corporation. Mr. Staib is the primary inventor on six U.S. patents in the fields of investment banking, document processing, competitive analysis, and internet commerce. Bill earned bachelor of science and master of science degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University.