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 its employees and clients’ well-being. He’s held several leadership roles at NFP since 1999, including chief operating officer and general counsel, and has over two decades’ experience in executive management, operations, underwriting and law. Doug is committed to building exceptional leadership teams that embody NFP’s dedication to trust, transparency and communication, and to delivering clients a broader range of high-quality solutions. 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. This transaction provides NFP with significant opportunities for future growth. Prior to NFP, Doug practiced corporate insurance law at a national firm, where he represented NFP’s founding capital partner before and during its startup phase. Doug is a member of the MDP Financial Services Advisory Board and serves on the board of the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED), a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy organization that works to advance reasoned solutions from business in some of the nation’s most critical public policy issues, including health care, workforce readiness, education, regulatory and tax reform, and more. He’s also a member of the MDP Financial Services Advisory Board and serves on the board of directors of Kestra Financial Inc., one of the largest retail independent broker-dealers in the U.S. Doug is a member of the Board of Trustees at Fairfield University and serves on the Advisory Council of the Dolan School of Business of Fairfield University. In addition, he co-authored Reinsurance Law, a leading subscription treatise on reinsurance practice and legal trends. He 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, Commercial Insurance and Private Client Resources, 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.

Terrence Scali

Terry Scali

Chief Executive Officer, NFP Property & Casualty
Board Member

As a board member, Terry’s P&C industry experience and expertise will be invaluable to his continued stewardship of the NFP vision. His experience in P&C at NFP since 2011 will help him continue to focus on the growth and alignment of the P&C business within the framework of the company’s other core benefits and individual solutions offerings. While at NFP, Terry led NFP’s P&C expansion from $50 million in revenue to almost $300 million. Prior to NFP, 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.

Eric Boester

Eric Boester

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Eric has been with NFP since 2001 and has held many roles within the company, giving him great insight into NFP at many different levels. In 2012, he assumes responsibility for the marketing department and has helped transform that 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 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.

Kim Davis

Kim Davis

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Kim leads the Human Resources (HR) team, which creates, implements and supports NFP’s administrative and strategic employee programs, as well as ensures that NFP attracts, engages and retains top talent. With more than 25 years of HR strategic oversight experience, she partners with business leaders to continuously ensure that the programs empower NFP employees to live their healthiest, most fulfilling and well-rounded lives within a people-first culture. She also leads a revenue-based HR consulting team that provides companies personalized HR solutions. Kim joined NFP through an acquisition of a benefits brokerage and HR consulting company that she co-owned, bringing in her expertise on the private equity world of benefits consulting and high-level HR design. Prior to NFP, Kim worked with large companies like GE, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, MCI, Equity Residential and Icahn Enterprises. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in business management from the University of Phoenix and an Associate of Arts in computer science from Edison College.

Mark Grosvenor

Mark Grosvenor

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Mark spearheads technology advances that support the evolution of NFP. His highly specialized team develops and standardizes technology across the company, driving economies of scale and better 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. Prior to NFP, Mark served as 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 acquisitions of firms that strengthen and scale our operations nationally and internationally. As the entry point for all new acquisitions, he ensures that they are economically and culturally a fit, with values that reflect NFP’s personal commitment to every employee and client. From prospecting, transactions and negotiations to closing and integration, he and his M&A professionals work to actively enhance NFP service offerings while positioning the company for future growth opportunities. Carl also oversees NFP’s Integration Management Office (IMO), which exists to help create a more seamless process between the acquisition and onboarding activities of new firms and employees to NFP. Prior to NFP, he guided M&A efforts 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.

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.

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