Our People

Advisors with experience that delivers results, not theories…

Insurex is composed of high-profile insurance and financial services executives with a broad range of expertise and experience.  Their depth of knowledge extends from: • strategic direction • executive mentoring, staffing, and succession planning • launching new ventures • mergers and acquisitions • marketing and sales management programs • insurtech solutions • capital markets • relationship introductions of manufacturing and distribution facilities.

Partners

Ron Colby

Founding Partner

Ron Colby helped lead UnitedHealth Group to become one of the largest companies in health care by holding a number of positions including CEO of UnitedHealth Group Specialized Care Services, CEO of UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company, and Senior Vice President of UnitedHealthcare Product Management.

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Mike Corey

Founding Partner

Mike Corey is Senior Managing Partner of Corey Search Group and MJC Ventures.  Corey has lead the financial and service practices for many of the top recruitment firms across the globe for over 40 years, helping to build world class leadership teams across the leading companies in the industry.

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Matt Foran

Founding Partner

Matt Foran is the Head of Alternative Distribution at The Hartford.  Foran was previously Head of Market Solutions at IVANS Insurance, a Division of Applied Systems.  Foran was founder and CEO of EvoSure, a leading Insurtech firm acquired by Applied System after radically evolving the interactive landscape between agents and underwriters in the commercial insurance ecosystem.

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Doug French

Partner

Doug French is a senior consultant with over 35 years of experience as a client advisor, including all aspects of the insurance value chain.  From 1999 to 2020, French built and ran Ernst & Young’s (EY) Actuarial Practice within the United States.  During his tenure, EY’s practice grew to be the largest of the “Big Four” accounting firms.  He also served as leader of the firm’s Global Actuarial Network, and as North American Insurance Sector leader.

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Fred Jonske

Founding Partner

Fred Jonske is the Managing Partner for Insurex and the founder of FHJ Capital Partners.  Jonske is formerly President and CEO of M Financial Group, the nation’s premier financial services design and distribution company, serving the ultra-affluent and corporate markets through an exclusive network of 140 of the nation’s most successful and innovative financial services firms.

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Peter Lynch

Partner

Peter Lynch is a global insurance advisor with over 30+ years of experience in the insurance industry. His expertise includes
strategic and global business development; product management; new product launch execution; and deep knowledge of sales, marketing, operations, finance and customer service.

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Randy O'Connor

Randy O’Connor

Partner

Randy O’Connor has been a leader in the insurance industry as the former CFO of M Financial, President of M Securities, North American Practice Leader of the Integrated Risk and Capital Management Practice for Tillinghast-Towers Perrin, and roles at Combined Insurance, United Insurance, and Northwestern Mutual.

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Matt Popoli

Founding Partner

Founder and Managing Partner of ICG with 20 years of insurance industry experience with a specialized focused on sponsored demutualizations and similar complex conversion transactions. Prior to founding ICG, Mr. Popoli was a partner and Senior Managing Director at Reservoir Capital Group, which he joined in 2005, and led its financial services investing activities.

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Bud Schiff

Founding Partner

Albert “Bud” Schiff is Managing Director and CEO of Alvarez & Marsal Executive Compensation and Benefits.  Formerly, Schiff served as CEO of NYLEX Benefits, the executive benefits consulting arm of New York Life Insurance Company.  Before that, he served as Senior Executive Vice President and a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York (MONY).

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Gabe Shaheen

Founding Partner

Gabe Shaheen is President, CEO, and Principal of GLS Capital Ventures.  Shaheen is a Board Member of Steel Dynamics and held Board positions with a number of companies, including M Financial Holdings, Horace Mann Insurance Company, and Doxa Insurance Holdings.

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