The Connecticut Captive Insurance Association (CCIA) has added eight new members to its board of directors.

The new members were introduced at the board’s annual meeting on 23 April.

The recent additions included; Pam Ferrandino, vice president of business development at Gallagher Bassett; Brendan Maher, Connecticut mutual professor of law at UCONN School of Law; William Murphy, senior vice president of alternative markets, Arch Insurance Group; Dave Raikowski, consulting actuary, Actuarial & Technical Solutions; Frank Tedesco, director of marketing and client relations, Hillswick Asset Management; and Dawne Ware, director at Marcum.

Also joining the board were Mersini Keller, senior manager of business tax services, and George Levine, director of advisory, both from KPMG.

CCIA president Stephen DiCenso, said the new additions showed that captive momentum in Connecticut is growing.

DiCenso added: “We appreciate the volunteer spirit exemplified by these consummate professionals who are very experienced in the captive field.”

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