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Gerard Vecchio joined MarshBerry in 2017 and works specifically with the Insurance Services Division of MarshBerry. Gerard’s responsibilities include providing strategic and operational consulting services to specialty insurance distributors, insurance carriers and outsourced service providers within the insurance industry.
Gerard has nearly 30 years of experience within the insurance industry where he has gained knowledge related to being a private equity investor in, board member of, and advisor to insurance distributors, underwriters and service and technology providers. Through his career, Gerard has worked as a Director with approximately a dozen insurance companies, financial services, health care service firms, including two publicly-traded entities and was formally a State Board Member of the Connecticut Venture Group. Prior to joining MarshBerry Gerard was a Director in the Insurance Research Group at Conning, Inc. While there, he was responsible for providing strategic consulting and producing proprietary research related to the property & casualty ("P&C") insurance industry. Areas of focus included P&C distribution, workers’ compensation, commercial auto, and outsourced insurance services. Most recently, Gerard was Chief Financial Officer and head of Business Development at Distinguished Insurance Services where he was responsible for sourcing, financing and integrating insurance broker acquisitions.
Gerard currently maintains the FINRA Securities Industry Essentials (SIE®) Exam, in addition to the Series 62, 79, and 63 FINRA Registrations through MarshBerry Capital, Inc., the affiliated FINRA-registered Broker/Dealer of Marsh, Berry & Co., Inc.
Prior to Conning, Inc., Gerard was a partner with Century Capital Partners (now Century Equity Partners), a private equity firm focused on insurance and financial services. Gerard started his insurance private equity career at Conning Capital Partners, where he spent 12 years investing in privately-held carriers, brokers and insurance services firms.
Gerard graduated with honor from Middlebury College with a Bachelor of Arts and graduated from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, with a Master of Business Administration.