The North Carolina Captive Insurance Association (NCCIA) has selected its officers for 2021–2022 and elected new members of the organization's board. At the association's annual meeting in May, the NCCIA board named Matt Holycross of Taft Companies chairman for 2021–2022.
Ian Davis is senior vice president, captive insurance relationship manager at People's United Bank in Burlington, Vermont. He is responsible for business development, qualification, expansion, and overall relationship management of the bank's captive insurance portfolio. He previously served as director of financial services in Vermont's Department of Economic Development.
Cassie Bachman will join captive insurance management and consulting specialist Elevate Risk Solutions, LLC, as managing director of operations and legal. Ms. Bachman has acquired extensive experience in the captive insurance industry after coming from the international law sector. She has worked with both government agencies and private industry.
AXA XL Insurance has appointed Andrew Diesel as casualty risk consultant—fleet in the Americas. Based in Dallas, Mr. Diesel will provide technical support to AXA XL's underwriters and clients primarily in the US and Canada. Mr. Diesel has nearly 10 years' experience in fleet management and consulting.
Brady Young, president and CEO of Strategic Risk Solutions, has been named to the top spot in the Captive Review annual Power 50 ranking of influential individuals in the captive insurance industry. Representatives of other Captive.com sponsors also made this year's Power 50.
Len Crouse, Vermont's longtime top captive insurance regulator, died earlier this month. In 2008, Mr. Crouse retired from his position as Vermont's deputy commissioner of captive insurance. During his 18 years as a captive regulator, Mr. Crouse presided over tremendous captive growth in Vermont.