Vice President, Travelers
Brian has been in the property casualty insurance industry at Travelers for over 30 years.
Brian’s area of responsibility at Travelers is within the Business Insurance Actuarial and Analytics organization, with close ties to the product and underwriting organizations. Along with a very strong team, he leads commercial product filings, rate development, rate validation, and all statistical reporting for Travelers. He works daily with Business Units, Government Relations, Compliance, Legal and Claim. His role requires close relationships with regulators, associations and other industry members. Brian is an active participant within the industry, representing Travelers at APCIA, AICP, AAIS, NCCI, Verisk and the Linux Foundation.
Senior Vice President of Operations, AAIS
Before coming to AAIS in 2012, Joan worked for several organizations in information technology positions, including more than eight years as CIO of ICAT Holdings LLC, a catastrophe insurance intermediary. Her work at ICAT earned Joan recognition in 2006 as one of the insurance industry’s “Elite 8” technology professionals by Insurance & Technology magazine.
Prior to her years at ICAT, Joan spent more than 13 years in information technology positions with the University of California system. Her work there included projects that contributed to the initial public access to the Internet and to the digitalization of the university’s library system.
Joan is the Executive Sponsor for openIDL solutions at AAIS and serves as the Treasurer of the Linux Foundation openIDL Project.
Michael H. Lanza
openIDL, General Member Representative
Executive Vice President and General Counsel.
Michael H. Lanza is Executive Vice President and General Counsel, with oversight for the company’s legal department, as well as regulatory, ethics and compliance, and legislative and government affairs functions. He also serves as Selective’s Chief Compliance Officer. Mr. Lanza joined Selective in 2004 as Senior Vice President and General Counsel, and was promoted to his current role in October 2007. Before that, he was a corporate advisor and consultant and served as Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary of QuadraMed Corporation, a publicly traded healthcare IT company. Previously, Mr. Lanza was Assistant General Counsel at CIGNA Corporation, where his responsibilities included state government affairs, health care compliance, and international matters. He began his career in private legal practice in Connecticut.
Chief Product and Underwriting Officer, Commercial and Specialty Businesses, The Hanover
Scott joined The Hanover in 2012. Today, he serves as chief product and underwriting officer for The Hanover’s commercial and specialty businesses. In this role, he leads the company’s enterprise coordination, product and underwriting efforts. Scott previously served as president of The Hanover’s middle market business for eight years. Under his leadership, the business unit grew nearly 32% through a focus on industry specialization and portfolio management. Prior to joining The Hanover, Scott held a variety of leadership roles at Selective Insurance and CNA. He is a graduate of Salem State University.
Chief Data Officer, The Hartford
Sully McConnell joined The Hartford as Chief Data Officer in June 2018. He is an innovative data and technology executive with deep subject matter expertise in the business intelligence, data management and analytics domains, and has broad experience implementing and scaling Agile delivery practices in large, complex organizations. Prior to joining The Hartford, Sully has been in data management leadership positions at Brighthouse Financial, Time Warner Cable, The Travelers Insurance Companies, and Aetna US Healthcare. In addition, he has leadership experience in bringing a software startup in the marketing analytics space to a successful exit strategy (acquisition). Sully holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Vanderbilt University.
VP Membership & Solutions at AAIS
Truman leads Membership and Solutions at AAIS, engaging Members and our Community to grow and leverage the expertise, technology and resources of a modern advisory organization serving Member Insurers. AAIS is uniquely positioned as a licensed intermediary and data conduit between insurance carriers and regulators, supporting a critical function for regulated industry. Truman lead the creation of openIDL, the regulatory reporting data network that leverages blockchain technology, provides Members and Regulators data privacy, integrity and transparency and is an output of AAIS’s mission. Truman continues to serve as the lead architect for openIDL and following openIDL’s incorporation into the Linux Foundation, was elected by membership to chair the Technology Steering Committee for the project.