Board of Directors

Steven J. Bensinger, Director

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Steven J. Bensinger has served as one of our directors since July 2015. Mr. Bensinger currently serves as Partner and Senior Advisor of TigerRisk Partners LLC a leading risk, capital and strategic advisor to the global insurance and reinsurance industries. Prior to joining TigerRisk in October 2015, Mr. Bensinger served as Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting in its Global Insurance Services Practice, and from January 2010 to June 2011, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at The Hanover Insurance Group. From September 2002 to October 2008, Mr. Bensinger held a number of senior executive positions, including Chief Financial Officer, at American International Group, Inc. (AIG). In May 2008, he was appointed Vice Chairman, Financial Services in addition to retaining his Chief Financial Officer responsibilities. Mr. Bensinger has also held senior positions with Combined Specialty Group, Inc. (Aon), Chartwell Re Corporation, Skandia America Corporation and Coopers & Lybrand, a predecessor firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Bensinger is a director of Clearcover Insurance Company, The Doctors Company and Ariel Re Holdings Limited. Mr. Bensinger is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Global Management Accountant. He received a B.S. from New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Teresa P. Chia, Director

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Teresa P. Chia has served as one of our directors since January 2021. Ms. Chia currently serves as the Managing Director of Post Mills Capital, LLC, where she provides advisory and consulting services to growth-oriented businesses in the insurance, financial services, and consumer sectors. Previously, from September 2013 to February 2021, she served as a Managing Director at White Mountains Capital LLC, a subsidiary of White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. where she focused on the company’s direct investing and merger and acquisition activity in the insurance and financial services sectors. Prior to joining White Mountains in 2013, Ms. Chia was an investment professional at Permira Advisers LLC, a global investment firm, from 2009 to 2013. Prior to joining Permira, Ms. Chia served as an investment professional at Nautic Partners, LLC, a middle-market private equity firm, and as an investment banker at Credit Suisse. Ms. Chia received a B.A. in Economics from Wellesley College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Robert V. Hatcher, III, Director

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Robert V. Hatcher, III has served as one of our directors since January 2021. Mr. Hatcher has more than 40 years of insurance industry experience and previously served as Vice Chairman of Willis Re Inc., a reinsurance division of Willis Towers Watson plc, from January 2018 to April 2021. Prior to that position at Willis Re Inc., Mr. Hatcher served as Executive Vice President from April 2006 to December 2017 and as Senior Vice President from January 1994 to April 2006. Before joining Willis Re Inc., Mr. Hatcher held positions of increasing responsibility at Towers Perrin Reinsurance, Willis Faber Ltd. and Chubb & Son Inc. Mr. Hatcher received a B.A. in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College.

Michael P. Kehoe, Director

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Michael P. Kehoe founded Kinsale in 2009, and serves as one of our Directors and as President and Chief Executive Officer. From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Kehoe was the President and Chief Executive Officer at James River Insurance Company, and before that, served in various senior positions at Colony Insurance Company from 1994 to 2002, finishing as Vice President of Brokerage Underwriting. Mr. Kehoe received a B.A. in Economics from Hampden Sydney College and a J.D. from the University of Richmond School of Law.

Anne C. Kronenberg, Director

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Anne C. Kronenberg has served as one of our directors since June 2017. Since May 2010, Ms. Kronenberg has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, a non-profit organization dedicated to ocean research, exploration and education where she serves on the Finance Committee. Previously Ms. Kronenberg served as Treasurer and Head of the Finance Committee. From August 2003 to January 2010, Ms. Kronenberg was a Managing Director and the Co-head of North American Insurance Investment Banking at J.P. Morgan. Prior to J.P. Morgan, Ms. Kronenberg was a Managing Director in Insurance Investment Banking with Citigroup Solomon Smith Barney from August 1997 to August 2003. Earlier in her career, Ms. Kronenberg was a Principal in Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley both in New York and in London. Ms. Kronenberg is a director of Transamerica Financial Life Insurance Company. She received a Sc.B. in Physics and Philosophy from Brown University and an M.S. in Finance from MIT Sloan School of Management.

Robert Lippincott, III, Director and Chairman of the Board

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Robert Lippincott, III has served as the Chairman of our board of directors since March 2015, and has served as one of our directors from July 2010. Mr. Lippincott is the President of Lippincott Consulting, LLC. From November 2005 to September 2006, Mr. Lippincott was the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Quanta Capital Holdings Inc., and before that worked at Towers Perrin Re as Executive Vice President. Prior to Towers Perrin, Mr. Lippincott was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the AXA Property and Casualty Reinsurance companies, which he founded in October 1983. Mr. Lippincott was also a director at Quanta Capital Holdings Inc. and AXA Art Insurance Company. He received a B.S. in Marketing and Management Science from St. Joseph's College.

James J. Ritchie, Director

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James J. Ritchie has served as one of our directors since January 2013. From 2001 until his retirement in 2003, Mr. Ritchie served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd.'s OneBeacon Insurance Company, a specialty insurance company, and as the group Chief Financial Officer for White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd., a financial services holding company. From July 1986 to December 2000, he worked at CIGNA Corporation, where he held a number of senior executive positions. Mr. Ritchie currently serves on the board of Nuveen Churchill BDC Inc. Mr. Ritchie's former board experience includes: Brightsphere Investment Group plc.; Ceres Group, Inc.; Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Company (formerly Old Mutual Financial Life Insurance Company, Inc.); KMG America Corporation; Lloyd's Syndicate 4000; and Quanta Capital Holdings Ltd. He is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Ritchie received a B.A. in Economics with honors from Rutgers College and an M.B.A. from Rutgers Graduate School of Business Administration.

Frederick L. Russell, Jr., Director

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Frederick L. Russell, Jr. has served as one of our directors since April 2010. Mr. Russell has been a Managing Partner at Virginia Capital Partners since its inception in 1997. Mr. Russell received a B.S. from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from at the University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School.

Gregory M. Share, Director

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Gregory M. Share has served as one of our directors since August 2017, and was previously a member of our Board of Directors from its inception in June 2009 to March 2015. Mr. Share has been a Managing Director at Oaktree Capital Management since January 2021. Previously, Mr. Share served as Managing Partner of Ambina Partners, LLC from April 2015 to December 2020, until becoming its Chairman. Mr. Share served as a Partner at Moelis Capital Partners LLC from August 2008 to March 2015, and as Managing Director of Fortress Investment Group LLC from August 2003 to July 2008. Prior to joining Fortress, Mr. Share served as Vice President at Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC from August 1998 to July 2003. Mr. Share is a director of Neo Performance Materials Inc. Mr. Share received a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School.