Meet the Team: Alyssa Preidt

Title and Role: Underwriting and Claims Manager

Length in Industry: 4 years since college graduation in 2018

During college, Alyssa had several internships within the insurance and risk management industry sector.

Certifications: Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and currently obtaining the Certified Risk Manager (CRM)

Favorite Project: Alyssa’s favorite project has been building and developing a database used to track, manage, and manipulate data concerning claims processing, reinsurance information, renewal processing, captive entities, and coverage information. The database is used for reporting, loss runs, and renewal summary purposes along with numerous other purposes.

Favorite personal activities: She loves to read, spend time with her family and friends, play the guitar, exercise, play with her dog Harley, and travel.

Meet the Team: Jeff Ellington

Title: Senior Vice President

Responsibilities: Jeff is responsible for business development & the oversight of the captive formation process, including risk assessments, feasibility studies, organizational structure and design, and policy production.

Time at Capterra: New in 2022

Time in insurance/financial services: 35+ years; 10+ in captive management and consulting.

Jeff has worked in multiple facets of the commercial insurance industry, including sales, marketing, underwriting and management.

Education/Certification: Jeff is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He achieved and maintains the Certified Insurance Counselor designation.

Personal tidbits:

Jeff is married to Debbie; they live in Indian Land, SC. Together they have 5 children from previous marriages & 3 grandchildren, and 1 dog, Winston.

Jeff enjoys golf, gardening, and reading; he is an avid fan of college and pro football and basketball.

Jeff and Debbie

Meet the Team: Jeremy Hirsch

Title: Director of Marketing

Responsibilities: Jeremy is in charge of the firm’s marketing and branding. He was heavily involved in Capterra Risk’s rebranding in 2013.

As a seasoned, senior marketer, Jeremy has run several Marketing departments in both large and small companies.

Time at Capterra: 5+years

Time in insurance/financial services: 5+years

Education/Certification: Jeremy earned his MBA from Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business.

Personal tidbits:

Jeremy enjoys running, traveling with his family and barbequing.

 

Meet the Team: Bill Eleamos

Title: Controller & Fiscal Officer

Responsibilities: Bill manages the day-to-day accounting functions of all captive insurance companies under Capterra Risk Solution’s management.

He is also responsible for the accounting operations and strategic planning of Capterra Risk Solutions, LLC.

Time at Capterra Risk: 5+ years (Bill joined in 2015)

Time in insurance/financial services: 10 years

Education/Certification: Bill graduated from Clarion University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Subsequent to his undergraduate degree, he obtained his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from California University of Pennsylvania.

Bill has also obtained his Associate in Captive Insurance (ACI) designation from the International Center of Captive Insurance Education.

Personal tidbits:

Bill is married to Victoria; the couple has a two-year old son (Maxon). They live in the Canonsburg, PA area (south of Pittsburgh).

During his free time, Bill enjoys golfing in a local league, taking his son to gym class and swim lessons, and vacationing in Myrtle Beach, SC with his family.

Bill is an active member of the All Saints Greek Orthodox Church in Canonsburg.

 

Congratulations to Stefanie Cellitti

Stef's Photo - sized 2

We congratulate Stefanie Cellitti on her new position with Capterra Risk Solutions as the Assistant Controller. Stefanie was previously responsible for the day to day accounting functions of all captive insurance companies under the management of Capterra, and now Stefanie is responsible for the day to day internal accounting functions of Capterra.  Stefanie’s full bio can be viewed at https://capterrarisk.com/about-us/our-team/stefanie-cellitti/.