RVI Group has appointed James Bedard as Chief Financial Officer. Jim has more than 20 years of experience in finance including business planning, financial modeling, expense management and distribution channel effectiveness. He also has a strong track record of driving profitable growth across Healthcare, Financial Services and Property Casualty insurance businesses. Most recently, Jim has held several roles within UnitedHealthcare, including M&A Lead and divisional Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, he had financial management leadership roles at The Hartford, CIGNA and Traveler’s.
“We believe Jim’s reputation for execution and achieving results makes him the right choice to lead our finance department,” said Michael McGroarty, Co-CEO. “Adding Jim to the Executive Team will be invaluable to our continued development and success. He will play a significant role in helping us to manage, scale and evolve our business and also support our growth into specialty reinsurance.”
Jim replaced David Klanica, who retired as of December 31, 2022.
“We are grateful to Dave for his 15 years of dedicated service to RVI. The highly knowledgeable and long-tenured team we have at RVI is a result of Dave’s leadership. We are very pleased that Jim has joined the team, as his experience with growth and diversification will help us accelerate the expansion of our business,” said Dan Egan, Co-CEO.