John L. Bunce, Jr.
John L. Bunce, Jr. has served as a director of ACGL since November 2001. Mr. Bunce is Managing Director and founder of Greyhawk Capital Management, LLC and Managing Director and Founder of Steel Box, LLC. Both Greyhawk and Steel Box are investment organizations. Mr. Bunce has served as a director of numerous public and private companies and he continues to serve on several private company boards and as an Overseer of the Hoover Institution. He holds an A.B. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Eric W. Doppstadt
Eric W. Doppstadt has served as a director of ACGL since November 2010. Mr. Doppstadt serves as Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of the Ford Foundation. Mr. Doppstadt has been with the Ford Foundation since 1989, most recently as director of private equity investments for the foundation’s endowment. He joined the Ford Foundation as resident counsel, later assuming senior positions managing the Ford’s alternative investment portfolio. He has also served on the investment advisory boards of numerous private equity and venture capital funds. Mr. Doppstadt holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute and is a director of Makena Capital Management, LLC. He holds an A.B. from The University of Chicago and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.
Laurie S. Goodman
Laurie S. Goodman has served as a director of ACGL since May 2018. Ms. Goodman is the Vice President at the Urban Institute and Founder and Co-Director of its Housing Finance Policy Center. Before joining the Urban Institute in 2013, Ms. Goodman spent 30 years at several Wall Street firms. From 2008 to 2013, she was Senior Managing Director at Amherst Securities Group, L.P. From 1993 to 2008, Ms. Goodman was head of global fixed income research and Manager of US securitized products research at UBS and its predecessor firms. Before that, she was a senior fixed income analyst, a mortgage portfolio manager and a senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Ms. Goodman serves on the board of directors of the real estate investment trust MFA Financial, a director of DBRS Inc., and is an adviser to Amherst Capital Management LLC, and is a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Financial Advisory Roundtable. She has also served on the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission and Fannie Mae’s Affordable Housing Advisory Council. Ms. Goodman has a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University.
Marc Grandisson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of ACGL since March 2018 and has served as a director since February 2018. From January 2016 to March 2018, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of ACGL. Prior to that role, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Arch Worldwide Reinsurance Group from 2005 to 2015, and the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Arch Worldwide Mortgage Group from February 2014 to December 2015. He joined Arch Reinsurance Ltd. in October 2001 as Chief Actuary. He subsequently held various leadership roles, including Chief Underwriting Officer and Actuary, President and Chief Operating Officer, eventually being named President and Chief Executive Officer at Arch Reinsurance Ltd. Prior to joining Arch, he held various positions with the Berkshire Hathaway Group, F&G Re, Inc. and Tillinghast/Towers Perrin. He holds a B.Sc. in Actuarial Science from Université Laval in Canada and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
Moira Kilcoyne has served as a director of ACGL since January 2020. Ms. Kilcoyne is a technology industry veteran with extensive financial services experience. From 2013 to 2016, she served as Co-Chief Information Officer of Morgan Stanley where she co-headed the company’s global technology and data business and she also sat on the firm’s Management Committee. Prior to becoming Co-Chief Information Officer, Ms. Kilcoyne held a number of senior technology roles within Morgan Stanley. She currently serves on the boards of directors of Quilter plc and Citrix Systems, Inc. and she is also a Trustee of Manhattan College. Ms. Kilcoyne has a B.S. in Mathematics from Manhattan College.
Louis J. Paglia
Louis J. Paglia has served as a director of ACGL since July 2014. Mr. Paglia is the founding member of Oakstone Capital LLC, a private investment firm. He previously founded Customer Choice LLC in April 2010, a data analytics company serving the electric utility industry. He previously served as Executive Vice President of UIL Holdings Corporation, an electric utility, contracting and energy infrastructure company. Mr. Paglia also served as UIL Holdings’ Chief Financial Officer and as President of its investment subsidiaries. Prior to joining UIL Holdings, Mr. Paglia was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of eCredit.com, a credit evaluation software company. Prior to that, Mr. Paglia served as the Chief Financial Officer for TIG Holdings Inc., a property and casualty insurance and reinsurance holding company, and Emisphere Technologies, Inc. He holds a B.S. in Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
John M. Pasquesi
John M. Pasquesi has been Chairman of the Board since September 2019 and a director of ACGL since November 2001. From November 2001 to September 2019, he was Vice Chairman and from November 2017 to September 2019, he was Lead Director. Mr. Pasquesi is the Managing Member of Otter Capital LLC, a private equity investment firm he founded in January 2001. He holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Brian S. Posner
Brian S. Posner has served as a director of ACGL since November 2010. Mr. Posner has been a private investor since March 2008 and is the President of Point Rider Group LLC, a consulting and advisory services firm within the financial services industry. From 2005 to March 2008, Mr. Posner served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer of ClearBridge Advisors, LLC, an asset management company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Legg Mason. Prior to that, Mr. Posner co-founded Hygrove Partners LLC, a private investment fund, in 2000 and served as the Managing Member for five years. He served as a portfolio manager and an analyst at Fidelity Investments from 1987 to 1996 and, from 1997 to 1999, at Warburg Pincus Asset Management/Credit Suisse Asset Management where he also served as Co-Chief Investment Officer and director of research. Mr. Posner currently serves on the board of directors of Biogen Inc. and he is a trustee of the AQR Funds. He holds a B.A. from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Eugene S. Sunshine
Eugene S. Sunshine has served as a director of ACGL since July 2014. Mr. Sunshine retired at the end of August 2014 as the Senior Vice President for Business and Finance at Northwestern University, the university’s chief financial and administrative officer. Before joining Northwestern in 1997, he was Senior Vice President for Administration at The Johns Hopkins University. Prior to Johns Hopkins, Mr. Sunshine held positions as New York State Deputy Commissioner for Tax Policy and New York State Treasurer as well as Director of Energy Conservation for the New York State Energy Office. He currently is a member of the boards of directors of Chicago Board Options Exchange and Kaufman Hall and Associates. Mr. Sunshine is a former member of the boards of Bloomberg L.P., National Mentors Holdings and Nuveen Investments. He holds a B.A. from Northwestern University and a Master of Public Administration degree from Syracuse University’s School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.
John D. Vollaro
John D. Vollaro has been a Senior Advisor of ACGL since April 2009 and has served as a director of ACGL since November 2009. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ACGL from January 2002 to March 2009 and Treasurer of ACGL from May 2002 to March 2009. Prior to joining us, Mr. Vollaro acted as an independent consultant in the insurance industry since March 2000. Prior to March 2000, Mr. Vollaro was President and Chief Operating Officer of W.R. Berkley Corporation from January 1996 and a director from September 1995 until March 2000. Mr. Vollaro was Chief Executive Officer of Signet Star Holdings, Inc., a joint venture between W.R. Berkley Corporation and General Re Corporation, from July 1993 to December 1995. Mr. Vollaro served as Executive Vice President of W.R. Berkley Corporation from 1991 until 1993, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of W.R. Berkley Corporation from 1983 to 1993 and Senior Vice President of W.R. Berkley Corporation from 1983 to 1991.
Thomas R. Watjen
Thomas R. Watjen has served as a director of ACGL since January 2020. Mr. Watjen has extensive experience in the insurance sector having spent over 20 years at Unum Group and its predecessor, The Provident Companies. From 2003 to 2015, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Unum Group. Prior to this, Mr. Watjen served as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Unum Group from 2002 to 2003 and Executive Vice President, Finance and Risk Management for the company from 1999 to 2002. In 1994, he joined The Provident Companies as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and was later named Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer, a position he held from 1997 to 1999. Prior to Unum Group, Mr. Watjen worked at Morgan Stanley & Co. as Managing Director, Investment Banking from 1987 to 1994. From 1984 to 1987 he worked at Conning & Company in the consulting and venture capital areas, and from 1981 to 1984 he worked with Aetna Life & Casualty in both the investment and finance areas. He currently serves on the boards of directors of LocatorX and Prudential plc. Mr. Watjen also serves on the board of visitors of Virginia Military Institute. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the Virginia Military Institute and an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business Administration.