Kevin R. Callahan

Executive Chairman

Kevin Callahan provides senior leadership, vision and strategy to accelerate growth and income for Renaissance Alliance customers, the independent agency members. His primary focus is geared to their success and, in turn, delivering an enhanced value proposition to partner insurers.  Kevin’s mission also encompasses building the Alliance as the superior insurance distribution and service platform of the digital era; managing regional growth and expansion; helping members successfully navigate the disruptions of the insurance marketplace; and expanding the top-tier, diverse team of insurance professionals to deliver an industry-leading experience for agent members and business partners.

Throughout his career, Kevin held executive roles in industry-leading organizations spanning the property-casualty insurance and financial services sectors over more than three decades. His focus has been on building operational models that maximize innovation, growth and income, while adapting to evolving market forces and technologies. His expertise encompasses organizational transformations, restructurings and expansions. 

Previously, he was a Partner in the private equity firm, Long Arc Capital LP, which focuses on the financial services industry and the property & casualty insurance sector. Before that, he served on the Operating Committee at Marsh, Inc. as Head of Global Sales for the Risk Solutions and Specialty Market business segment. He also worked as a Business Partner with Accenture in the Management Consulting group, specializing in transformational work with Accenture insurance clients.

Earlier in his career, Kevin was Chairman and CEO of Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc., a company with over 250 agencies in ten states that provided personal auto insurance in the non-standard customer segment. He also served as CEO of Allianz Global Risks US Insurance Holdings, Inc., where he helped restructure the company into a large account and specialty products to the global risk management customer segment.

Kevin began his career with The First National Bank of Chicago, and subsequently spent a decade at Goldman, Sachs & Co. He then served as a senior executive with Aon Corp., establishing Aon Capital Markets and Aon Financial Products, working closely with Aon Re Worldwide and helping transform Aon's U.S. retail brokerage business. 

He is a graduate of Univeristy of Notre Dame, with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and majors in Finance and Philosophy.

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