Mr. Jong is the captive practice leader and managing director at Risk Management Advisors (RMA), an alternative risk and captive management firm. Mr. Jong began his career at Northwestern Mutual in 1994 after graduating from UCLA. Over 12 years, he built a successful financial services practice while heading up an office overseeing 50 professionals in Los Angeles and Irvine, California. The office was perennially one of the top-producing organizations in the Northwestern Mutual system.
Mr. Jong joined his partners at Risk Management Advisors in 2007 as he began to work with more sophisticated midmarket business owners. RMA specializes in the design, formation, and management of captive insurance companies. There's also an emphasis on self-funded group benefits as well as other creative alternative risk management strategies. The firm assists business owners in better managing their risks without jeopardizing their balance sheets. In 2019, he headed up a merger with Risk Strategies, a top 10 private national specialty insurance brokerage and consulting firm. Since then, he was appointed as the captive practice leader to oversee the growth and development of the organization.
For 5 years, Mr. Jong served as an independent director for Fiat Lux Risk and Insurance Company, one of the largest and most sophisticated captive insurance companies. Fiat Lux was established by the University of California Regents to better manage the broad risks of the University of California system.
Mr. Jong has also been a lifelong supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles. He initially volunteered to be a mentor in 1995 and is currently mentoring his second "Little." Mr. Jong was asked to join the Board of Directors in 2000, eventually serving as their board chair. After 20+ years as an active board member, he continues to support the organization by serving as a trustee. He is married to Alice and they're raising two young children, Hunter and Hayden. Max and Alice are happily married despite her irreparable mistake of having gone to USC. He loves to travel, golf, and is a hopeful Lakers fan.