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 35+ 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 credential actuary with a broad background across lines of business, operating functions, and business models.

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John Lummis

Investor

John is a 25+ year veteran of the P&C industry. He has served in executive roles in corporate turnarounds and in the formation of market leading businesses. He is currently active as an investor and advisor with private investment funds focused on the insurance sector.

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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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Jayant Khadilkar

Investor

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.

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Bob Deutsch

Chairman

Bob provides 30+ 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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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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