Chief Executive Officer
Jamie Sahara is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Rivington Partners and VALE Insurance Partners. Jamie oversees Rivington’s strategic initiatives, internal operations and administrative matters. He currently serves as Chairman of Onyx Insurance Company, an RRG, MP Reinsurance, a Cayman Island based reinsurer and United Insurance Company, an A- AM Best Cayman Insurance Company. In addition, Jamie serves on the board the NRRA, an industry trade group.
After launching his career at General Re, Jamie transitioned to an underwriting position with Swiss Re, where he focused on casualty and professional liability. Prior to founding VALE, Jamie was Chief Underwriting Officer at Southport Re and Chief Financial Officer at DGU Insurance Associates.
Jamie earned a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University where he received an athletic scholarship and served as captain of the tennis team.
Executive Vice President
Prior to joining Rivington Partners, Jason was an Executive Vice President at Dual Commercial, a Managing General Agency with $200M in annual gross written premium.
Jason has worked in numerous capacities and areas of the insurance marketplace in his career, including carriers (QBE, ASI), underwriting (AIG), reinsurance brokerage (B&W Re) and captive / reinsurance structures (Commonwealth Risk Services).
Jason graduated from Swarthmore College with a B.A. in History and played Varsity Soccer.
Senior Vice President
Sunil is responsible for managing financial and operational aspects for the Rivington Partners. Prior to joining Rivington Partners, Sunil was an Associate at Southport Lane, a private equity firm focused on the insurance and financial services industries, responsible for underwriting insurance transactions to maximize risk-adjusted returns. He spent three years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch as an Associate, helping to build the investment bank’s underwriting and ratings & risk analysis platform for investing in distributed solar projects.
Sunil is a Carnegie Mellon University graduate with a degree in Finance and Statistics.
Chief Underwriting Officer
Rick oversees all aspects of Rivington’s underwriting function. His responsibilities encompass strategy, production, product development and management, and P&L performance.
Rick has over 20 years’ experience in insurance and reinsurance underwriting & brokerage. Prior to joining Rivington Partners, he was Specialty Product Executive at AIG, Treaty Reinsurance Broker at Guy Carpenter, Casualty Underwriter at Gen Re & Commercial Underwriter at The Hartford Insurance Co.
Rick graduated from Notre Dame where he played Varsity Soccer.