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Active Captive Management Company Biographies – Executive Staff

Fred Turner

Fred Turner

 

Founder
fturner@activecaptive.com

 

Frederick E. Turner, Founder, J.D. Since establishing his first captive management firm in 1996, which was rebranded as Active Captive in 2005, Fred has directed the companies growth of establishing a management presence in the majority of U.S. domiciles, the formation of single parent and special purpose captives as well as a national strategic business network. As a leading innovator of the single parent captive structure, Active is positioned at the forefront of the growing industry and continues to develop strategies to provide risk mitigation solutions. Prior to entering the field of alternative risk solutions in 1986, Fred was the founding partner of Turner, Reynolds, Greco & O’Hara. Fred’s background also includes a degree of B.A. Economics Long Beach State University, “high distinction”, Graduate Juris Doctorate, Loyola Law School,1980, “cum laude”, Member of California Bar Association, Central District State of California, Ninth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, U.S. Supreme Court, Rated “AV”. Fred also currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the captive committee business law section of the American Bar Association and Director of the Utah Captive Insurance Association.

Park Eddy

Park Eddy

 

President
peddy@activecaptive.com

 

Park Eddy is Active Captive Management’s President. Park joined ACM as Executive Vice-President in 2007. Prior to that, he worked in the alternative risk market for Beecher Carlson and AON, and in the sales, management and marketing of pension investment programs for John Hancock and The Guardian Insurance Companies. Park is well-regarded by his colleagues and industry professionals for his exceptional leadership skills and work ethic. Park is actively engaged in the captive insurance industry and is on the Alternative Risk Transfer Committee of the Self Insurance Institute of America (SIIA).

 

Park holds a Bachelor’s degree in Investment Finance and an MBA from the Marshall School of Business, both from the University of Southern California. He is a licensed insurance broker. Prior to launching a professional career in the financial industry, Park was on the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee. In 1986-87, he had the opportunity to sail and win the America’s Cup.

Dana Sheridan

Dana Hentges Sheridan

 

General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
dsheridan@activecaptive.com

 

Dana is Active Captive Management's General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Dana brings almost 20 years of experience in insurance, regulatory compliance, and risk management to ACM. Prior to joining Active Captive, Dana practiced in a law firm setting as a trial attorney and insurance coverage counsel, where she represented commercial insurance companies. Over the course of her career, Dana has also provided contract drafting services and risk management counsel to corporate clients, including design of insurance programs, counsel regarding regulatory compliance, privacy advice, and counsel on information risk management. Dana has extensive insurance experience with complex claims and suits involving P&C lines, excess/umbrella, E&O and D&O coverage.

 

Dana was a contributing author to Chapter 38, “Understanding Errors and Omissions Insurance,” New Appleman Insurance Law Practice Guide, Volume 3 (2007). Dana was selected for inclusion in the 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2012 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars®. She was also named as a 2011 Top Attorney by Pasadena Magazine. Dana is a member of the California and Minnesota State Bars, PLUS, CICA, and RIMS. She is also a member of the ABA’s Tort and Insurance Practice Group and the Business Law Section, including the Captive Committee. She frequently speaks and writes on a variety of insurance related topics, including organizational risk management, coverage and claim trends, and regulatory and compliance issues.

Deanna Gilpin

Deanna Gilpin

 

Chief Financial Officer
dgilpin@activecaptive.com

 

Since the formation of Active Captive in 2005, Deanna has assisted clients on a wide range of assignments in the design, approval process, capitalization, ongoing administration and regulatory compliance of privately held captives. She currently holds the position of Chief Financial Officer. Deanna has an extensive background in domicile relationships, captive management, insurance coverage, accounting and policy administration. Deanna is responsible for the management and supervision of client accounts including financial and regulatory reporting. Deanna received her B.S., Economics California State University of Long Beach in 1986.

Michael McKahan

Michael C. McKahan

 

Chief Operations Officer
mmckahan@activecaptive.com

 

Michael is responsible for the operational management, quality controls and client management systems for ACM’s client and strategic advisor base. Michael also manages on shore and off shore domicile relationships, Special Purpose Captive formations and company branding and strategic marketing relationships. Michael has over 25 years of operations management experience and has represented operations, sales and marketing platforms in the lending and advertising industry. Prior to joining Active Captive, he held executive positions with nationally recognized mortgage banking corporations. Michael received his B.S., Central Michigan University in 1985.

Cinda Carbone

Cinda Carbone

 

Executive Vice President of Sales
ccarbone@activecaptive.com

 

As the Executive Vice President of Sales, Cinda is responsible for providing consulting and educational services on issues related to the captive world, including feasibility studies, strategic reviews of existing captives, design and formation of new captives, domicile regulatory compliance, and the expansion of existing captives. Prior to joining Active Captive Management, Cinda worked at Marsh & McLennan as Assistant Vice President in Marsh’s Captive Advisory practice for the western U.S., based in Newport Beach, CA. Previously she was a Captive Account Manager with Marsh in Honolulu, Hawaii. In addition, Cinda was Marsh’s Marketing Liaison for the State of Arizona, Hawaii, Utah, and Nevada. Cinda has been directly involved in a wide variety of captive insurance structures and industry groups. Prior to joining Marsh in 2004, Cinda was the Division Controller for Supervalu, Inc., which at the time, was the nation’s largest grocery wholesaler. Cinda received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration – Accounting from Iowa State University. Cinda received her Associate of Captive Insurance (ACI) certificate from ICCIE in 2009. Cinda earned her Certified Public Accounting status in 1988 (currently Inactive) and holds a California P&C Broker / Agent License.

Diana Parsons

Diana Parsons

 

Chief Accounting Officer
dparsons@activecaptive.com

 

Diana is responsible for the accounting and financial reporting of Active Captive Management’s clientele and corporate operations. She has over 20 years of experience in Accounting, Finance and Business Operations throughout various captive related industries including medical device, high-technology, manufacturing, consumer electronics and aerospace. During Diana’s career, she has worked for Applied Medical, Johnson & Johnson, Toshiba and Beckman Coulter supporting accounting operations, financial management, auditing, strategic planning, business development and mergers & acquisitions. Diana received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance from California State University, Fullerton and her Master of Business Administration degree from Pepperdine University. She is an active Certified Public Accountant and a member of California Certified Public Accountants.

Shelly Caprio

Shelly Caprio

 

Chief Underwriting Officer
scaprio@activecaptive.com

 

Shelly is the head of ACM’s underwriting department and is responsible for the oversight of underwriting for existing and new captive insurance companies including appropriate line selection, pricing for captive risk, coordinating with outside actuarial resources, and Active Captive’s design and claims teams.  Shelly has over 20 years experience underwriting commercial and alternative risk insurance.   Shelly’s experience also includes forming and managing multiple group captive insurance company programs and working with self-insured groups in California and Nevada.   Shelly is a graduate of Santa Clara University and holds a California Property & Casualty Broker-Agent license.

 

Susan Jacobson

Susan Jacobson

 

Chief Claims Officer
sjacobson@activecaptive.com

 

Susan Jacobson serves as Chief Claims Officer, responsible for quality control in the areas of: Risk Assessment, Risk Control and Policy Management.

 

Prior to joining the Active Captive team, Susan served as Vice President of Risk Management in the real estate development industry. In that capacity she managed numerous captives on behalf of the parent company and managed the insurance portfolio, risk related issues, claims management and business continuity. Additionally, she provided expertise related to company contractual matters, always ensuring the Company is in the best possible risk prevention position. Mrs. Jacobson received her B.A. degree, from the University of California, Irvine in 1991.

Lyn Wilder

Lyn Wilder

 

Vice President
lwilder@activecaptive.com

 

Lyn’s primary responsibilities include spearheading National Strategic Sales Development and Client Relations. Since joining ACM, his emphasis has been on expanding the company brand name nationally in the Captive market and the development of a national strategic advisor network and client base. Today, ACM services clients in over 20 states.

 

Lyn has over 40 years of experience in the financial, construction and real estate sectors serving as a CEO, owner, partner, and participation as a Board of Director member of several operating companies. Through Lyn’s diverse and direct hands-on experience as an owner of numerous companies, Lyn is a tremendous asset to ACM in working closely with our clients in establishing captives and the management of the captives. As a community leader, he has received several awards for outstanding charitable service. He is a University of Kentucky alumnus.

Rick Weiner

Rick S. Weiner

 

Director
rweiner@activecaptive.com

 

Rick’s primary responsibilities include client and product development. Rick is a highly experienced attorney and certified public accountant with a practice dedicated to the complex planning and transactional needs of high net-worth families, entrepreneurs, and business owners. Rick has practiced in Orange County California for over 20 years. Rick specializes in providing advanced and comprehensive estate, gift, corporate, partnership, real property, and tax planning services. Rick serves his clients beyond any single transaction to assist them in accomplishing their ultimate objectives and long-term strategic needs.

 

Rick graduated from UCLA with a degree in Economics. Rick joined Arthur Andersen & Company in 1984 as an audit and tax professional. Rick later earned a law degree from Arizona State University (1989) and was later qualified by the California and Nevada State Bars for practice in those states. He is also a licensed CPA in the State of California. This experience has enabled Rick to work with generations of families to help them facilitate their objectives for integrated tax, business, and estate planning and administration.

 

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