Douglas Hammond

Doug Hammond

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Doug advances initiatives that ensure NFP is synonymous with a leading, full-capability insurance broker and consultant that cares deeply about the well-being of its employees and clients. Doug has over 25 years of experience in executive management, operations, underwriting, and law. He joined NFP in 1999 and has held several leadership positions, including president, chief operating officer, and general counsel. He became Chairman and CEO in 2013. Prior to NFP, Doug practiced corporate law at a national firm, where he represented NFP’s founding capital partner before and during its startup phase. Doug’s people first approach drives his commitment to build exceptional leadership teams that embody NFP’s dedication to trust, transparency, and communication, and to delivering a broad range of high-quality solutions to clients. In 2013, he led NFP’s pivotal $1.4 billion go-private transaction with Madison Dearborn Partners LLC (MDP), a leading private equity firm. In early 2017, Doug led a recapitalization of NFP with HPS Investment Partners, which valued NFP at over $3 billion, to provide NFP with significant opportunities for future growth. Doug is a member of the MDP Financial Services Industry Advisory Group, the Board of Trustees at Fairfield University, and the board of directors of Kestra Financial Inc., one of the largest retail independent broker-dealers in the U.S. He also serves as a Trustee of the Committee for Economic Development, a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy organization working to advance reasoned solutions from business in some of the nation’s most critical public policy issues. In addition, Doug co-authored Reinsurance Law, a leading subscription treatise on reinsurance practice and legal trends. Doug earned his Bachelor of Arts from Fairfield University and his Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law.

Michael Goldman

Mike Goldman

President and Chief Operating Officer
Board Member

Mike directs initiatives that empower NFP to strategically expand within an extremely efficient, regionalized operating structure. To ensure that the company offers the most complete services possible to clients, Mike is involved in bringing in new acquisitions and guiding the seamless integration of their employees and unique skill sets. Mike came to NFP in 2001 and served in a number of diverse roles before becoming the head of Mergers & Acquisitions in 2005. He leads NFP’s emerging InsurTech/FinTech Venture Investment Fund, supporting the company’s initiative of active and deliberate investment in technology. Prior to NFP, he worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions department of the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Yale University and Juris Doctor from Columbia University School of Law.

Edward O’Malley

Ed O’Malley

Executive Vice President, Head of Insurance Brokerage and Consulting

Ed has been the lead architect in transforming the company’s outstanding corporate benefits businesses into a strong cohesive unit delivering NFP‘s diverse offerings to our clients. He now directs the operational progress of Corporate Benefits, Property and Casualty and Individual Solutions, as well as NFP’s two flagship membership organizations, PartnersFinancial and Benefits Partners. Part of the company since 2002, he efficiently aligns people, services and products across all regions, enabling NFP advisors across the company to stretch the expectations of customer relationships with competitive tools and a consistent, highly personalized experience. Prior to NFP, Ed launched vSimplify, a benefits administration technology company. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Cincinnati.

Henry Lombardi

Henry Lombardi

Executive Vice President, Property and Casualty

Henry brings more than 40 years of strategic experience and expertise in the property and casualty (P&C) space to NFP. He is responsible for managing NFP’s P&C operations and resources across the company, working alongside our regional and platform leaders to build and elevate a world-class P&C business. Since joining the team in 2017, Henry’s insights have been invaluable to the strategic planning process, helping to construct strategies to leverage NFP’s increasing scale in P&C to build a better business, while positioning NFP to become a premier broker as distribution models continue to evolve. Henry previously served as Aon’s Global Chief Broking Officer and Executive Vice President in the company’s construction and infrastructure practice. Prior to that, he spent 25 years as Allied North America’s President and Chief Operating Officer. Henry graduated from Farleigh Dickson University with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing.

Kim Davis

Kim Davis

Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Board Member

As Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Kim builds on the work she began during her six-year tenure as Chief Human Resources Officer of NFP. Kim created a unified, people-centric culture throughout the NFP family, emphasizing our people as our priority and crafting an identifiable program we refer to as PeopleFirst. Kim will now continue her career’s work of supporting strategic empowerment programs and ensuring that NFP attracts, engages and retains an innovative workforce dedicated to considering and celebrating diverse perspectives for the betterment of our entire organization. In addition to her new role, Kim was appointed to the NFP Board of Directors, allowing Kim to contribute at multiple levels in the success of NFP. Kim joined NFP through the acquisition of a company that she co-founded, bringing in her entrepreneurial expertise from the private equity world of benefits consulting and high-level HR design. Prior to NFP, Kim built and led HR teams within large companies such as GE, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, MCI, Equity Residential and Icahn Enterprises.

Eric Boester

Eric Boester

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Eric joined NFP in 2001 and has held many roles within the company, giving him great insight into NFP at many different levels. In 2012, he assumed responsibility for the marketing department and has helped transform the group from an internally focused department to an award-winning team. As CMO, Eric works to dedicate additional capital, resources, and executive attention to support NFP’s marketing team as the company as a whole expands its efforts to develop and execute a more robust digital strategy and elevate the NFP brand. Eric also continues to influence the progress of NFP’s corporate development initiatives. His dual function enables marketing and distribution to remain closely aligned as the company advances its integrated sales and marketing strategies. From 1996 until joining NFP, Eric was at Putnam Investments, focusing on sales and distribution of mutual fund, retirement, and variable annuity products. He has an economics degree from the University of Colorado and a Master of Business Administration from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Mark Grosvenor

Mark Grosvenor

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Mark drives the technology that accelerates NFP’s evolution. His specialized team develops and standardizes technology across the company to maximize economies of scale and enhance client support. He also protects NFP employees and clients with best-practice cybersecurity solutions and elevates common technology practices and systems into intelligent client-facing technology tools. Mark effectively articulates the benefits of technology tools and resources, cultivating strong relationships with business leaders to optimize adoption. Prior to NFP, Mark served in a variety of leadership roles, including vice president of Professional Services and Support at Resolution EBS, program manager and regional delivery lead at GTECH, director of Consulting at Trilogy Software, and manager at Andersen Consulting. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in operations management and management information systems from Texas A&M University.

Mike James

Mike James

President, NFP Life Solutions and PartnersFinancial

Mike charts the course for NFP’s PartnersFinancial, leading all sales, marketing, member services, lead generation and recruiting efforts for our remarkable membership organization while simultaneously driving the strategic direction and expansive capabilities of our life insurance division. Joining us in 2006 as senior vice president of PartnersFinancial’s Business Development team, Mike is instrumental in aligning the organization’s business guidelines with its vision and culture and ensuring the organization’s success. Before joining the NFP family, he served at John Hancock Financial Services for over 14 years, where he was integral in building a thriving relationship between John Hancock and NFP. Mike received his Bachelor of Science from American International College.

Evan Michael

Evan Michael

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Evan is the principal legal advisor to NFP’s senior management on the company’s strategic and tactical legal initiatives. He’s also responsible for overseeing NFP’s legal, compliance and risk management functions. With NFP since 2006, Evan leads our legal department, which works on all aspects of major transactions and acquisitions to help maximize growth, mitigate risk and make sure we maintain and expand our robust compliance offerings. Before joining NFP, Evan began his career as a mergers-and-acquisitions attorney for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, followed by work as a private equity and mergers-and-acquisitions associate at Goodwin Procter. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania and law school at New York University.

Carl Nelson

Carl Nelson

Executive Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions

Carl and his highly experienced Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) team are dedicated to expanding NFP through the acquisition of firms that strengthen and scale our operations nationally and internationally. As the entry point for all new acquisitions, he ensures they are an economic and cultural fit with values that align with NFP’s personal commitment to every employee and client. From prospecting and negotiating to closing and integrating, Carl and his M&A professionals actively enhance NFP service offerings while positioning the company for future growth. Carl also oversees NFP’s Integration Management Office (IMO), which helps to create a more seamless process between the acquisition and onboarding activities for new firms and employees joining NFP. Prior to NFP, Carl was a member of the M&A teams at Ernst & Young LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He graduated from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management and holds a Master of Business Administration from Fordham University.

Terrence Scali

Terry Scali

EVP, Corporate Strategy
Board Member

As Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Terry will continue to focus on broader corporate strategy and related opportunities. As a board member, Terry’s P&C industry expertise is invaluable to his stewardship of the NFP vision. His P&C experience at NFP has helped him to prioritize the growth and alignment of the P&C business within the framework of the company’s other core offerings, with extra attention given to NFP’s technology investments, venture fund sourcing and deal assessment. Terry has led NFP’s P&C expansion from $50 million in revenue to almost $300 million. Previously, Terry was CEO of Lapre Scali & Company Insurance Services, which NFP acquired in 2011. He also established and managed Milne Scali & Company Insurance Services, which he sold to BNC National Bank, where he was president and CEO of Insurance Operations. He earned his Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Arizona.

Brett Schneider

Brett Schneider

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Brett leads the financial planning and analysis, financial reporting, tax, treasury, investor relations and internal audit divisions of NFP. He’s key in managing the capital structure of the company and is active in its debt-raising activities. As a strategic partner to executives across NFP, Brett provides guidance to growth initiatives that result in new capabilities throughout the organization. Prior to joining NFP, he was an audit manager at KPMG. Brett holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, and is also a CPA in the state of New York.

Suzanne Spradley

Suzanne Spradley

Chief Compliance Officer, Associate General Counsel

Suzanne spearheads NFP’s corporate compliance initiatives, emphasizing the company’s commitment to legal and regulatory compliance, integrity and business ethics. Her primary areas of focus are legal and regulatory compliance, corporate governance, corporate ethics, legislative affairs, interactions with government agencies and corporate compliance communications. Suzanne has 17+ years of insurance industry experience and joined NFP in 2007 as Vice President, Legal and Compliance, to lead the benefits compliance department and create a centralized insurance licensing department. Prior to joining NFP, Suzanne worked as an insurance regulatory attorney for Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and was awarded the Rising Star Designation by the Super Lawyers edition of Texas Monthly magazine. She serves on the Legal Counsel Working Group of the Council for Insurance Agents & Brokers and the Women in Leadership Council. Suzanne earned her bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Texas and graduated cum laude from the Southern Methodist School of Law.

Mary Steed

Mary Steed

Chief People Officer

Mary drives NFP’s PeopleFirst agenda. In particular, she partners with NFP’s business leaders to ensure the strategies employed and programs offered attract, engage and retain top talent. Mary is also responsible for all human resources field operations, talent management, recruiting, and community and charity initiatives, among others. Mary joined NFP in 2008 and she has progressively taken on more responsibilities throughout her tenure. Mary has been working in human resources for over 25 years across a range of industries including financial services, hospitality, restaurants and construction. Her experience, paired with her knowledge of NFP’s rich culture and history, positions her strongly to help define where we need to go to support our employees and culture. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in management from the University of Texas at Austin.

Ginnette Quesada-Kunkel

Ginnette Quesada-Kunkel

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Ginnette brings results oriented leadership and expertise to NFP, directing the full spectrum of human resources activities for the company. She leads all human resources operations, compensation and benefits practices, employee benchmarking, change management, and mergers and acquisitions diligence, playing an integral role in creating an environment that attracts and retains top talent through a people-first culture. Ginnette is a member of NFP’s Executive Management Committee. Before being promoted to Executive Vice President in January 2019, Ginnette was Senior Vice President of Human Resources. She joined NFP in 2007 as Vice President, Human Resources. Her strong technical and strategic knowledge, depth of organizational awareness, and insightful guidance on opportunities continue to elevate NFP’s human resources capabilities. Ginnette is an engaged advocate of the caring and collaboration that are critical to NFP’s success. Prior to NFP, Ginnette was Director of Faculty Affairs at Columbia University and an HR Generalist for MetLife.

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