R. Brian Flinchum

Atlas Insurance Management
Captive Business Development Manager

At Atlas Insurance Management, Mr. Flinchum focuses primarily on small to mid-size businesses, which make the IRC 831(b) election. Brian brings over a dozen years of experience as a captive manager and sales professional in the alternative insurance industry. Brian provides service and subject matter expertise to Atlas’s clients and their professional advisors, and he supports both Atlas’ business development and operations. Prior to joining Atlas, Brian started and successfully marketed the micro-captive niche at the fourth largest commercial property and casualty broker in the world. During his tenure, this firm became the biggest micro-captive manager within the United States. Brian has formed and sold over 200 captives during his career. Earlier in his career, Brian headed the captive sales effort at Wilmington Trust where he was responsible for introducing clients to a full array of captive management service capabilities, including program design and implementation, guidance through the license application process, and operation of the company. Additionally, Brian has served as an Account Executive for AIG Insurance Management Services (AIMS). At AIMS, he oversaw the accounting, auditing, regulatory filings and actuary reporting requirements, as well as, coordinated the annual board meeting for several pure parent captives, risk retention groups, and sponsored cell companies for large Fortune 500 Companies. Additionally, he developed proformas, forecasts and feasibility studies for most of AIG’s onshore captive formations. Brian departed AIMS to another AIG subsidiary, United Guaranty, where he underwrote and composed treaty language for 85 mortgage reinsurance captives. He also presented pre-existing captive performance to UG’s originators, which happen to be the largest financial institutions in the country. He has experience with numerous types of captives and alternative risk structures and has assisted clients in virtually every industry. His captive domicile experience includes Alabama, Anguilla, Arizona, Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Delaware, Hawaii, Ireland, Montana, Nevada, Nevis, North & South Carolina, Tennessee, Turks & Caicos, Utah, Vermont and Washington D.C.

About Us: Atlas Insurance Management, established in 2002, has quickly become a leader in both the formation and management of captive insurance companies for a diverse clientele. With decades of expertise spread among its senior executives, the firm provides consulting and management services in the major U.S. and offshore domiciles. Atlas is committed to assisting all kinds of enterprises in creating custom captive insurance models for the efficient financing of risk. We enjoy working with our clients, learning to understand their businesses and helping them to appreciate the full scope of their risk environment. Our objective is to match captive insurance and other techniques to strategic business objectives and the client’s appetite for risk. Atlas has worked with all types of captive insurance companies. Team members have structured and managed a full spectrum of programs for property and casualty coverages, (including warranty, workers’ compensation, general and auto liability, marine and transit and medical malpractice) as well as medical, accident, life and annuity business.

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Date RecordedJune 10, 2015  CostFREE  Course Length0.0 hours  Subject AreaOther  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, Other