Our Team Members

Members of our leadership team have each achieved note-worthy success building profitable companies—and are now helping our portfolio companies realize their potential. 

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Jim Stanard

Co-Founder

Jim is a 45+ year insurance industry veteran having founded some of the insurance industries best performing businesses based on ROE. Jim currently serves as Chairman and/or director of several privately held companies.

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Allan Cohen

Managing Director

Allan is a Managing Director of Pelican Ventures and responsible for the day-to-day management of the firm's activities. Allan is a credentialed actuary with a broad background across lines of business, operating functions, and business models.

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John Lummis

Investor

John as served as a senior executive (CEO,COO,CFO) and Board member in several public and private companies. He has over 25 years in property/casualty insurance experience and has been a Principal in highly successful offshore reinsurance ventures.

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Rod Fox

Co-Founder

Rod is a Founder and CEO of TigerRisk Partners, the fourth-largest reinsurance & capital advisory firm. Previously, Rod was CEO of Praetorian Financial Group, leading a successful re-structuring, re-branding, and sale to QBE.

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Win Hotchkiss

Managing Director

Win is a Managing Director of Pelican Ventures engaged in all day-to-day investing activity. Win has 30+ years of insurance industry investing and deal making experience on behalf of private equity, hedge fund, HNW and corporate (re)insurance platforms.

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Rob Bredahl

Investor

Rob serves as President of TigerRisk Partners, a global reinsurance and capital advisory firm working with a high-end group of insurers. Rob has previously held roles of CEO of Third Point Re and CEO of Aon Benfield Securities, Aon’s Investment Banking Group.

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Bob Deutsch

Chairman

Bob provides 35+ years of P&C and Life insurance experience, including startups such as Executive Risk (now part of Chubb), Ironshore Inc., and Hamilton Insurance Group where he served a variety of senior executive roles.

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Jayant Khadilkar

Managing Director

Jayant is the Co-Founder of ImpactKarma, mentor, investor, and a 30 year insurance veteran. Prior to ImpactKarma, Jayant was global head of analytics and technology at TigerRisk where he oversaw development and integration of disruptive technologies.