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.
Peter is the Founder and CEO of Carbry Capital. Prior to forming Carbry Capital, Peter was the Founder, President, and CEO of Extraordinary Markets, AEGON / Transamerica’s fully integrated global business insurance solutions platform. Beginning his relationship with AEGON in 1989, Peter ultimately grew Extraordinary Markets into a team of over 350 employees, over 3,000 clients, over 100,000 insurance policies and $40 Billion of insurance policy values being administered. The Fund benefits from Peter’s strategic perspectives in the life and annuity space.
A seasoned insurance operating executive, Andrew is Executive in Residence at Oak HC/ FT where he focuses on InsurTech. In his prior role as Global COO and EVP for Crawford & Company, Andrew oversaw Crawford's four businesses with revenues of $1.1BN and 8000 employees. Previously, Andrew was President Specialty Insurance, EVP Corporate Development, and Chief Risk Officer for The Hanover Insurance Group, reporting to the CEO with oversight of all six US specialty businesses. Andrew was also Managing Partner for the Global Insurance Practice at Diamond Consulting (now PwC Consulting).
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.