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Insurance Industry Services

  • Managed Agencies

  • Carriers

  • 3rd Party Providers

Are you searching for a strategic partner to elevate your Insurance business to new heights? SeatonHill Partners has seasoned talent specializing in delivering top-tier Insurance Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) with a wealth of experience in the industry. Our expert CFOs are ready to help you organization by meticulously balancing rating scores and capital needs.

Why Choose SeatonHill Partner’s Insurance CFOs?

Proven Expertise

Our seasoned Insurance CFOs bring decades of experience in navigating the complex landscape of insurance. They understand the nuances of underwriting, risk management, and financial planning specific to the industry.

Strategic Vision

Our CFOs don't just crunch numbers; they craft strategies. They have a proven track record of optimizing financial performance while ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.

Balancing Act

Achieving the perfect equilibrium between rating scores and capital needs is a challenge. Our CFOs possess the keen insight required to strike this balance, helping you gain a competitive edge.

Flexibility is Important

Whether you need our CFOs on a fractional basis to provide ongoing support or for an interim period to lead during a transition, we have the talent available to meet your specific needs.

Cost-Efficiency:

Hiring a full-time Insurance CFO can be expensive. With our fractional CFOs, you get access to top talent without the overhead costs.

 

Immediate Impact:

Our experts hit the ground running. They don't require lengthy onboarding, ensuring a swift and seamless integration into your team.

 

Risk Mitigation:

The insurance industry is rife with risks. Our CFOs are well-versed in risk management strategies, helping you safeguard your operations.

 

Strategic Growth:

With a SeatonHill’s Insurance CFO by your side, you'll be equipped to make informed decisions that drive sustainable growth.

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New York Office – Investment Banking in Insurance and (Re)Insurance

Rhonda is a senior finance executive with an extensive skill set that spans all areas of finance, banking and administration, including board and investor communications, M&A, public and private financing transactions, and initial public offerings.  She has served as Division CFO for Cigna and as Managing Director developed an investment banking practice in the insurance, reinsurance, and asset accumulation industries. Rhonda originated new business for the investment bank and commercial bank, focusing primarily on public and private financings; mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures; and the sale of structured products.

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Rhonda Rosen
Partner

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Chicago Office – Health Insurance Co-op

Dennis is a hands-on, collaborative financial partner to senior leadership and governing bodies with over 20 years of C-level experience in the healthcare and insurance sectors.  As CFO of Unicare Health Plans, Dennis was a critical part of the team responsible for the approval of $160M in governmental funding for the development of a health insurance co-op. He led the financial operations during the development of the enterprise, including compliance with federal loan requirements, negotiation of vendor contracts, and development of accounting systems. Dennis also worked with other key executives to execute a business plan that led to an insurance offering on the Federal Marketplace to Illinois consumers.

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Dennis Rizzo
Partner

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Chicago Office – Financial Services Industry

Jody is a results-oriented financial leader with over three decades of experience. She has earned the 2018 Digital Insurance Women in Insurance Leadership Award and the 2017 Iowa Women’s Foundation Ovation Award.  Jody has served as CFO and CRO for a new PE-backed startup insurance company with responsibility for financial reporting, tax, investment reporting, human resources, and enterprise risk management (ERM) functions. She implemented accounting and financial reporting operations and infrastructure, including a new general ledger system, statutory reporting software, and expense management system. Jody also engaged new audit and tax partners and established the ERM framework and risk governance functions. She was also part of the startup executive team responsible for establishing a relationship with a third-party insurance administration partner and launching the company’s first product. 

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Jody Puffett
Partner

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New York Metro Office
– Insurance Industry, Global (Re)Insurance Company

For nearly 25 years, Ralph served in multiple key leadership roles for a $ multi-billion, international insurance group, including Executive Vice President, Group Chief Financial Officer, CFO, and Controller.  Ralph participated in due diligence teams to evaluate target acquisition companies both domestically and internationally, managing multiple consultants and advisors during the process. Most notably, he managed the accounting and reporting components of a Public Offering via SPAC merger and listing on Nasdaq.

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Ralph Salamone
Partner

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Dallas/Fort Worth Office – Healthcare Industry

Bill is a Chief Financial Officer with 30+ years of experience, with emphasis on the healthcare industry.  He served as CFO for a health data provider for the insurance, life sciences, transportation, and law industries.  Bill worked with the lender and PE firm to provide the company with appropriate liquidity, collaborated with CEO and COO to drive cost reduction initiatives, drove revenue growth priorities in partnership with the CMO and CEO, and worked with an investment banker to drive sales processes for two business units.

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Bill Keys
Partner

Ready to Elevate Your Insurance Business?

Don't let financial challenges hold you back. SeatonHill’s experienced Insurance CFOs are here to empower your organization, enhance profitability, and ensure regulatory compliance. Whether you need fractional support or interim leadership, we have the talent to make it happen.

Want to learn more?  Visit our Insurance CFO Talent Bios, and let’s start a conversation.

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