Over the last 17 years Dennis has been engaged in various aspects of the insurance industry. He has served as an agent, an insurance company executive and in the marketing, design and analysis of alternative risk products including large deductibles, self insured retentions, captives, risk purchasing groups and risk retention groups.
Dennis holds the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter designation from the American Institute for CPCU and the Accredited Advisor in Insurance designation from the Insurance Institute of America. He earned a Masters Degree in Management from Regent University with an emphasis in alternative risk financing.
Dennis has helped in the design and implementation of many successful alternative risk programs including ones in the nursing home, general construction, trucking, taxi, charter bus and roofing industries.
He is a regular contributor to articles about captive insurance issues and topics as well as serving as a panelist for captive conferences and serves on the faculty for the ICCIE. See the Resources page for links to publications and audio files.
Jacob previously worked for NASA, configuring the Mission Control Center and helping train astronauts. Now he develops software full time, doing accounting part time.
Jacob is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and is certified AIIM ECM Practitioner. He is an avid reader and a sometimes writer, occasionally dabbling in indie video game development and literary character databases. He also does freelance web design.