Jeffrey currently serves as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Gemini Financial Holdings Corporation and its subsidiaries, Olympus Insurance Company, a Florida domesticate property and casualty insurance company; Radiant RE, a Bermuda-based reinsurance company; Olympus Managing General Agency; and Gemini Financial Services Corp.
Jeffrey assumed the role of Olympus Chief Executive Officer in 2009 and thereafter responsibility for the company operations as President in 2013. Jeff acquired a control level ownership interest in the company in 2014. Prior to Olympus, Jeffrey was an operating partner in the New York City based private equity firm Pegasus Capital Advisors from 2006 to 2012. Together with Deerfield Capital Management and Pegasus Capital Advisors, Jeff formed Deerfield Pegasus Loan Capital, a $90 million co-venture to acquire senior secured loan obligations with dislocated pricing during the 2009 financial crisis. Prior to Pegasus Capital, Jeff founded and served as CEO of Capitol Payment Plan, Inc. and Barry Scott Companies, Inc. until their acquisition by Premium Financing Specialists, Inc. (2006) and Progressive Insurance Corp (1999), respectively.
Jeffrey is founding principle and general partner of private equity firm Albany Pegasus Capital, shareholder and board member of Valogix, Inc., a global business inventory optimization software provider, and shareholder and board member of Deep Blue Communications, LLC, a national provider of wireless internet and telecom services. He is a former partner of Zico, LLC, a national beverage company acquired by Coca-Cola in November 2013.
Jeff served as a trustee of the College of Saint Rose and is trustee of the Scott Family Foundation.
Born and raised in Colchester, Vermont, Jennifer began her career at Marsh, Inc., managing a portfolio of diverse clients in the captive insurance field. Before joining Olympus Insurance Company in September 2008, she served in various accounting functions for AmCOMP, Inc. and was most recently employed as controller for HomeWise Insurance. Jennifer points to flexibility, a sense of humor, and the ability to multi-task as the keys to success. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont.
Martin joined Olympus in June 2016 bringing over 28 years of claims and operations experience. He began his career with State Farm Insurance Company handling and managing claim operations on a local level as well as national catastrophe operations. Martin also served roles at State Farm Corporate managing national repair programs. He has extensive Florida carrier experience with executive responsibility for claim and catastrophe operations. Prior to joining Olympus, Martin served as President of an independent adjusting company which serviced several Florida clients, including Citizens Property Insurance Corporation. Martin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Tennessee.
Christina joined Olympus Insurance Company in January 2008, bringing a wealth of experience in the Florida property insurance market. After launching her career with the Florida Department of Insurance, she served in compliance and marketing roles for American Superior Insurance Company, Federated National Insurance Company, and AIG Private Client Group. Prior to accepting her position with Olympus, Christina served as Florida Sales and Marketing Manager for PURE High Net Worth Insurance. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Creative Writing from Florida State University.
Joining Olympus Insurance Company in 2007, Brad began his insurance career at Travelers Insurance Company in an underwriting and marketing capacity. He went on to hold key management and executive underwriting roles for Southern Heritage Insurance Company, Florida Family Insurance Company, and Tower Hill Insurance Group. He also gained valuable experience owning and operating a Florida independent insurance agency.
Brad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Education from the University of Tennessee.
Pete is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. He has worked in personal lines insurance since 2002, focusing mainly on the Florida property market with Kemper, Citizens, and Florida Family.
Pete holds a BA in applied mathematics from Northwestern University, and an MS in biostatistics from the University of Vermont.
Paul is an insurance professional offering 30 years of experience in the industry beginning as an agent for Prudential Insurance Company in 1985. He moved into the claims end of the industry back in 1995 with Safeco Insurance Company and has built his claims knowledge through positions with Safeco, Traveler’s, and Nationwide Insurance companies. His current role is the Director of Claims for Olympus Insurance.
Paul has a Business degree from Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Kentucky and has earned his stripes as an adjuster, large loss, property claims manager, catastrophic claims handler and director during his 20 plus years while specializing in property claims. Paul sustained his knowledge of the Florida Insurance market starting after Hurricane Charlie in 2004.
Paul has been involved with The United Way, the American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society for several years hosting fundraisers.
Renee joined Olympus in June 2016, as our Director of Product Development bringing with her over 30 years of Insurance Operations and Product Development experience. She was working as an Independent Product Development Consultant for a little over a year, her most recent permanent position was Vice President at Safeway Insurance Group.
She is responsible for all product development functions. These involve cradle to grave processes including overall organization, policy planning and development, endorsements, forms, rules, rates and manuals, correspondence with the Office of Insurance Regulation and Department of Financial Services to obtain proper approvals, training, roll-out and product implementation. Her areas of expertise include product development and compliance for 16 property casualty lines of business in 14 states and the District of Columbia.