Meet Our Team

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Will Rinehimer

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Will has over 20 years of experience in the Bermuda reinsurance market, most recently was a co-founder of Front Street Re and served as President & CFO. Previously he served as President and CFO of Ace Tempest Life Reinsurance. Will is a member of the Bermuda Insurance Advisory Committee and was a founding member of Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers. Will is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

Paul Stanworth

Chief Investment Officer

Paul is also CEO of 777 Asset Management – the dedicated insurance asset manager for 777 Partners. Paul has over 30 years of experience across insurance, fund management and banking. Previously he served as CEO of Legal & General Capital in the UK, covering ALM, private and public markets. Prior to that, he was Managing Director with Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank providing derivative and structured solutions for insurers and also previously held executive positions at Royal Bank of Scotland and Prudential (UK). Paul is qualified as an actuary with the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries.

Thelma Kachisa

Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Thelma has over 12 years of accounting and finance experience, the majority of which are based in the Bermuda life and annuity reinsurance market. Most recently Thelma served as the Financial Manager at Front Street Re. Prior to that she worked in the insurance practice at KPMG Bermuda. Thelma is qualified as a Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and Chartered Professional Accountant (Canada, Bermuda).

Uzair Naeem

Life Actuary & Head of ALM

Uzair has over 12 years of actuarial experience working in the Canadian and UK markets. Most recently Uzair worked at Moody’s Analytics based out of UK where he led the strategic growth initiative of AXIS actuarial system in EMEA region and provided actuarial modelling and model governance support to (re)insurance clients in the region. Prior to that he also worked at Canada Life in various pricing and valuation roles. Uzair is a Fellow of Society of Actuaries, Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst and an Associate of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.

Steve Walton

Chief Risk Officer

Steve has held business, risk and audit roles in banking, insurance and asset management. Prior to joining 777 Re, Steve held Interim CRO roles at Border to Coast Pensions Partnership and Intermediate Capital Group, having previously been the Group Head of Investment Oversight at Prudential plc and Global Head of Enterprise Risk Management at Deutsche Bank. Steve is a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals.

Gayle Levy

Chief Compliance Officer

Gayle has over 30 years of experience in the regulatory and corporate aspects of insurance industry transactions. Gayle was previously a partner in the corporate insurance practice of several prominent international law firms, including Dewey Ballantine, Edwards Angell, and Dentons, and was General Counsel of Companion Property and Casualty Insurance Company which was acquired by Enstar (US) Inc.

Board of Directors

Steve Pasko

Chairman

Steve is co-founder and managing partner of 777 Partners. He is a specialty finance pioneer with over 40 years of industry experience, including leadership positions at both Salomon Brothers and Drexel Burnham, as well as Managing Director positions at Natixis Capital Markets and Bankers Trust. Steve has significant experience investing in life and investment annuities as the co-founder of SuttonPark Capital. Founded in 2010, SuttonPark is the largest secondary market investor of structured settlements, lottery winnings, and life and investment annuities in the U.S. Steve has an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. 

Corwin "Cory" Zass

Cory, a credentialed actuary in good standing, is the founder and principal of ARM, an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA since 2006. For 5 years he served as an executive and chief actuary in a home office setting for a life and annuity carrier prior to leveraging his hands-on insurance operational knowledge to the consulting arena where for the last 20 years he has transitioned into a senior consulting actuary aiding numerous U.S. and global insurers on product management, capital strategy and management of financial reporting paradigms. His perspective ranges from roles as: chief actuary for $2 Billion asset mid-size life/health insurer; appointed actuary to various insurers; auditing actuary for three Top 8 accounting firms; regulating (state) senior actuary on the examination of actuarial balance sheets of four Top 30 insurance companies; and consulting actuary.

Shelby Weldon

Shelby is President and Deputy Chairman of HLB Bermuda Advisory and Accounting Ltd. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Marsh Management Services (Bermuda) Ltd., providing insurance management services to a portfolio of captive and commercial insurance companies. Shelby spent 15 years as a member of the Executive Team of the Bermuda Monetary Authority, Bermuda’s integrated financial services regulator. He served in various capacities including Director of Compliance and Director of Licensing and Authorizations. He was instrumental in the development of Bermuda’s insurance regulatory and supervisory framework. He also served as the Inspector of Companies at the Bermuda Government’s Registrar of Companies Department. Shelby is a Certified Public Accountant by training and spent the first five years of his career as an auditor with Arthur Andersen.

Will Rinehimer

Will has over 20 years of experience in the Bermuda reinsurance market, most recently was a co-founder of Front Street Re and served as President & CFO. Previously he served as President and CFO of Ace Tempest Life Reinsurance. Will is a member of the Bermuda Insurance Advisory Committee and was a founding member of Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers. Will is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

Dan Knipe

Dan has worked in the insurance industry for over 20 years, spending the last 13 years making investments into insurance businesses around the globe. Previously he worked for mutual insurers, actuarial consultants, international reinsurers and in asset management. Dan is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries.

777 Re Ltd.
Canon’s Court
22 Victoria St
Suite 505
Hamilton HM 12
Bermuda