Stephen Rosenthal has over 30 years of leadership experience in the insurance industry. Stephen started his career in his father’s small insurance agency, rose to CEO, and grew it into a large regional commercial P&C and health broker.
As a broker, Stephen specialized in large deductible programs, and in the mid 90s he founded Strategic Comp, an MGA, to write large deductible structured workers comp. Strategic had a unique underwriting approach combined with an intensive claims adjusting model. Risk was shared through a 50% quota share via a Cayman domiciled captive The brokerage was sold in 2000 to allow Stephen to focus exclusively on Strategic Comp.
Strategic Comp produced exceptional underwriting results, and was sold to Great American Insurance Company in 2008. Under a long-term earnout agreement, Stephen continued to lead the Strategic as a division of GAIC for nine years. Under his leadership Strategic Comp grew to more than 200 employees and operations in 40 states.
Stephen has an MBA from Wharton Graduate and has held the professional designations of CPCU, CLU, and ARM.