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Active Captive Management Company Biographies – Executive Staff

Fred Turner

Fred Turner



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



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 in the America’s Cup.

Dana Sheridan

Dana Hentges Sheridan

General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer


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


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


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


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.

Susan Jacobson

Susan Jacobson

Chief Claims Officer


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.

Rick Weiner

Rick S. Weiner



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 25 years.

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.


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