Kuvare is an ideal growth partner for existing insurance companies, given the caliber and experience of the team and its access to strategic, long-term capital.
— Altamont Capital Partners
Dhiren JhaveriChief Executive Officer
Before founding Kuvare, Mr. Jhaveri was a member of the executive committee of Sammons Financial Group, where he led corporate development and investment risk. Sammons Financial Group (SFG) is the holding company for Midland National Life Insurance Company and North American Company for Life and Health (NACOLAH). Previously, he worked at McKinsey & Co. and Barclays. Dhiren is actively involved on various committees for the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) and is a designee of the LIMRA Life Insurance Fellows (LLIF).
Carlos SierraChief Operating Offficer
Carlos leads the overall operational strategy for Kuvare. With over 20 years of operations experience, Carlos previously served as COO for the Americas at Aon Risk and Global COO for Combined Insurance where he led global operations, including Front Office (sales model; multichannel sales), Back Office (contact centers; order entry; claims; field operations) and Technology (Application Development and Infrastructure). Previously, Carlos worked at McKinsey & Co where he served clients in the Financial Institutions Group and at FMC where he led Manufacturing Planning and Latin American Operations. Carlos earned engineering and masters degrees from ITESM, Ohio State and Stanford.
Steven NicholsonCorporate Development
Steve leads the corporate development efforts for Kuvare. He has 9 years of private equity and transaction execution experience with Access Holdings, Sterling Partners and Wells Fargo. Steve earned a BS in Accounting from Brigham Young University.
Erik leads the accounting and finance functions for Kuvare. Most recently, he was with Fidelity Life Association as the manager of accounting and finance and the assistant controller. Previously, Erik worked in public accounting within the assurance practice, where he served insurance industry clients across most commercial and personal lines. Erik attended Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, earning a BS in Accounting and Finance and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
Laura GallagherChief Actuary
Laura leads the actuarial analysis and product development efforts for Kuvare. With 17 years of life & annuity insurance experience, Laura has a broad background in valuation and financial reporting, product management, risk controls, and mergers & acquisitions. Most recently, she was the Chief Actuary for Colorado Bankers Life after the company was sold to new ownership. She spent over 10 years with Dearborn National Life with accountability for the individual product lines and served as the appointed actuary for the company and its two subsidiaries. She began her career at Allstate Life Insurance Company. Laura is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries and earned BS degrees in Actuarial Science and in Mathematics from the University of Iowa.
David A. GoldbergGeneral Counsel
David directs the legal, regulatory and corporate governance functions for the Kuvare businesses. He provides more than 20 years of broad commercial law and senior executive experience, having started his legal career in 1993 at the Sidley & Austin firm in Chicago. He has served in numerous corporate General Counsel roles, including insurance sector roles at Coregis Insurance, a specialty property and casualty company, as well as life and health companies Combined Insurance (and its worldwide affiliates) and Sterling Life Insurance Company. Most recently he served as General Counsel to the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority. David is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Washington University School of Law.
Brad RosenblattPresident & Chief Revenue Officer
Brad leads revenue and growth strategy for Kuvare. Brad has over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and strategy and most recently served as Chief Distribution Officer for Sammons Financial Group (holding company for Midland National Life and North American Company) leading the company’s growth strategy in new Life insurance markets. While at Sammons Financial Group, Brad also led the company’s strategy and corporate development function and held various sales and marketing leadership roles. Previously, he worked at McKinsey & Co. in the insurance practice, serving life, property/casualty and health insurance carriers. Brad holds an MBA from Michigan Ross School of Business and LLIF designation from LIMRA.