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Your enterprise deserves the broadest possible expertise in the captive insurance industry. The Atlas Insurance Management team has a history of excellence in client service and innovative approaches to solving complex business problems.

Atlas executives have been published in the major industry journals and provide global insight as well as personalized, local service.

 

Martin EveleighMartin Eveleigh

Chairman

 

Martin Eveleigh serves as Chairman of Atlas Insurance Management, which he formed in 2002.  As the firm's chief executive officer, he charts the direction of the firm and provides guidance in all phases of the company's operations.  He has a M.A. from Oxford, where he read Jurisprudence and is a Barrister-At-Law.  He is also a Chartered Insurance Practtioner and Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute

Mr. Eveleigh began his career as a broker in the Lloyd’s of London market in 1983. As Executive Director of the International Reinsurance Division of Willis, he negotiated and placed the largest marine excess of loss programs in the world. While with KPMG in the British Virgin Islands, he became a founding member of the British Virgin Islands Insurance Association.

Mr. Eveleigh specializes in designing alternative risk transfer programs - particularly risk pools - and captive structures.  He has chaired the legislative committee of the Bahamas International Insurance Association and has drafted legislation and regulatory guidance for Anguilla and Nevis.  He is a past Chairman of the North Carolina Captive Insurance Association and sits on the Alternative Risk Transfer committee of the Self-Insurance Institute of America.  He is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Mr. Eveleigh enjoys all travel, especially spending time in France. He is a keen reader, a fan of a wide variety of music and a regular concert-goer. Nearly 20 years after leaving England, he still misses English beer.
 


Elaine TappElaine Tapp

Executive Vice President - Group

 

Based in the Cayman Islands, Elaine is a Scottish Chartered Accountant with 18 years of captive experience.  Since joining Atlas in 2006 she has been an integral part of the Atlas team.  She has worked on many different captive structures across multiple domiciles and has developed an in-depth understanding of the various regulatory environments and compliance requirements, particularly those offshore.  Elaine is also responsible for establishing and developing the corporate finance department, Atlas' compliance program and the staff development program.  As Executive Vice President, she has ultimate oversight of the group's operations both onshore and offshore, serving as a director on all group regulated entities.

Elaine began her career in the insurance industry in 2000 with the Mutual Risk Management in Bermuda in the rent-a-captive sector, gaining experience in managing both corporate, agency and association programs and the treasury function. In 2002, the rent-a-captive programs went into run-off following the rehabilitation and subsequent liquidation of the Legion and Villanova fronting companies. Elaine was appointed Assistant Vice President as she assisted with the run-off programs between 2002 and 2005, gaining invaluable experience in commutations, segregated cell structures and what can go wrong.

Elaine holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from Glasgow University, Scotland and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland in 1997. 

In her spare time, Elaine enjoys walking, biking, tennis, swimming and spending time with her family which includes four rescue pets. She also loves to travel and visits at least two new places each year.
 


Gail OlsenGail Olsen

Senior Vice President – Finance & Compliance

 

As Senior Vice President of Finance and Compliance, Gail is responsible for guiding the financial health of Atlas, compliance, human resources and information technology for onshore and offshore. She is based in our Charlotte, North Carolina office.

Gail comes to Atlas with a breadth of experience, including services, automotive, manufacturing, packaging and implantable medical devices, ranging from $10 billion corporations to start-up family-owned companies. She is driven by results and has streamlined processes and efficiencies through teambuilding and mentoring colleagues to exceed expectations. Gail attributes most of her success to her innate curiosity and her “can do” attitude.

Gail has her Master of Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University; is a past member of Vistage, a worldwide executive coaching leadership organization; is a participant in the Entrepreneurial Operating System; and attends multiple professional conferences and seminars.

She enjoys many outdoor activities and new adventures with family and friends.
 


Mark KayMark Kay

Senior Vice President - Operations

 

Based in the Cayman Islands, Mark has been with Atlas since 2013. As Senior Vice President - Operations, Mark has responsibility over leading and managing the group's client servicing teams both onshore and offshore. He acts as a director on the number of the group's regulated entities and client companies, is responsible for maintaining the group's captive management standards and relationships, is instrumental in the structure of captive programs and oversees all related regulatory, corporate, insurance and reinsurance matters.  With over 15 years in the captive industry, working with mid-sized companies through to publicly traded entities on their captive programs, Mark's experience extends to all captive structures particularly groups and associations.  Industry segments include life, medical stop loss, workers' compensation, standard general and auto liability as well as deductible reimbursement programs. 

Mark is a British national and began his career working for audit firms in the North of England before moving out to Asia, Europe and finally back to London, holding senior accounting and management positions in both industry and private client related businesses. Mark moved to the Cayman Islands in 1999 and prior to joining Atlas, worked for a specialist company management firm having direct responsibility over an extensive portfolio of clients including insurance companies and captives, funds (including the provision of independent director), investment companies, financial management companies, SPVs and other general commercial activities. Mark also spent time developing new business in Asia, principally Hong Kong and Singapore.

Mark is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He has also been a past committee member with the Insurance Managers Association of Cayman (IMAC) and was a previous Chair of the Cayman Islands Red Cross.

Mark is a professional diving instructor, keen sportsman and enjoys the active outdoor lifestyle Cayman offers.
 


Beth BiegaBeth Biega

Vice President - Offshore

 

Beth is based in the Cayman Islands office, having joined Atlas in 2014.  With over 15 years experience in public accounting and corporate auditing, she has brought to Atlas a wide knowledge base and understanding of the intricacies of captive financial requirements and operations.  Since arriving at Atlas, Beth has gained further valuable experience with group captives, association captives and single parent captives servicing insureds in a variety of different industries.  During Beth's time with Atlas she has helped develop a variety of programs, including a medical stop loss program and a program to cover sports related injuries.  She has worked with various heterogeneous group captives offering general liability, workers compensation and auto liability as well as overseeing the management of these and numerous other offshore captives.  Beth has also enjoyed developing a relatively unusual captive to provide coverage for health benefits for surrogate mothers.

Beth began her career in auditing and corporate taxation, working with clients in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, construction and law. Prior to joining Atlas, she worked extensively in executing year-end audits for investment firms and captive insurance companies in the Cayman Islands.

Earning her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Bentley College in Massachusetts, Beth is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA). She has also earned the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation offered by the AICPA.

Beth enjoys walking, spending time with her family at the beach, baking treats with her girls and stays true to her roots in continuing to follow Boston sports teams.
 


Jeff EllingtonJeff Ellington

Vice President - Business Development & Marketing

 

Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Jeff joined Atlas in 2011.  Originally hired to develop our underwriting department, Jeff worked with brokers and their clients to explain the captive formation process, conducted prefeasibility assessments and oversaw policy preparation, overhauling policy structures and coverage forms to be more streamlined, consistent and effective.  He established relationships with actuaries, preparing the analysis which allowed them to develop necessary premium studies, and regularly updated claim procedures to be increasingly efficient.  Jeff continued to expand referral sources for new captive production to include agents and brokers, CPA's, and attorneys and eventually hired, trained and supervised an underwriter and underwriting assistant to assist with the increasing work load of new formations, renewals, policy production and claims handling and processes.  

As a successful insurance professional with over 30 years of combined experience, Jeff has worked in multiple facets of the commercial insurance industry, including sales, marketing, underwriting and management. He began his insurance career in sales of commercial insurance with Liberty Mutual insurance company and became a National Top Producer and was a member of the Millionaires Club. He then became a successful agent with a regional retail insurance agency, building a solid book of commercial insurance business, and was later made Partner and Vice President of the firm. As an agency principal, he was chosen by the management of Crum & Forster insurance company to serve on its national council of agents, to advise on the marketplace and help develop solutions for issues facing agents and carriers.  Upon joining a national wholesale insurance brokerage firm, Jeff developed a wholesale trucking market utilizing national insurance companies.  Throughout his career, Jeff has been a problem solver with a solution-driven approach to managing insurance programs by effectively evaluating risk and determining appropriate coverage.  As Vice President of Business Development, he continues to generate opportunities for Atlas, with a concentration on group captives, workers' compensation programs, medical stop loss programs, associations, and agency captives.

Jeff earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina, and he achieved and maintains the Certified Insurance Counselor designation.  In his spare time, he enjoys golf, working out, reading, and is an avid fan of college and pro football and basketball.
 


Howard PotterAdam Perea

Business Development Manager

 

Based in Mesa, Arizona, Adam has been with Atlas since 2015. Adam is a Business Development Manager focusing on providing innovative captive solutions to small to mid-sized businesses, as well as providing service and subject matter expertise to the firm's clients and professional advisors. Adam has been responsible for developing a variety of programs such as a high deductible property program for owners of LIHTC properties.  Adam focuses on growing our product offerings, bringing new products and services to our expanding client base.  These include captive solutions for the owners of multi-family housing properties to mitigate their exposure to tenant related damages.  Adam takes the time to listen and to understand the differing needs of our clients in order to assist in developing a risk management program that suits their individual needs.  He works with a variety of industries to create captive solutions for their unique risks that can be effectively managed through the use of single parent, group, association or agency captive.

Prior to joining Atlas, Adam ran his own insurance agency with Farm Bureau Financial Services in Arizona. He also spent a year selling supplemental insurance products for Colonial Life before joining Artex Risk Solutions, Inc., the fourth largest commercial property & casualty insurance broker in the world, where he held the position of Captive Manager before being promoted to Captive Analyst. During his time with Artex, Adam created his own position as Captive Specialist and marketed the single parent captive niche.

Adam holds a Master of Science in Accountancy degree from The University of Phoenix, as well as a master’s degree in Education from Northern Arizona University. Before starting his insurance career, he was an elementary school teacher and a primary, secondary and adult English as a Second Language (ESL) program teacher for five years.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and working on his cars. Adam also enjoys watching and attending NHRA drag racing events when time allows.
 


Beth BiegaMorgan Weatherly

Senior Account Manager

 

Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Morgan began with Atlas in 2016 as an Account Manager.   Morgan has worked on, and overseen, a diverse portfolio of captives staying attuned to requirements from both a regulatory and IRS perspective.  Her experience covered different captive structures including stand-alone, protected cell companies, series LLCs and reinsurers.  Morgan is continually expanding her knowledge of industry coverages, from general and professional liability reinsurance for long-term care nursing home facilities to legal defense benefit plans for the full-time law enforcement officers.

She has spearheaded internal research projects in order to broaden the scope of operations for captive clients.  She is responsible for establishing and developing client relationships and excellent client servicing.  Morgan is the go-to resource for her team and was recently elected to serve on the North Carolina Captive Insurance Association board of directors beginning in 2019.

Morgan began her career in accounting with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in the audit function where she managed a team of associates while working with a variety of clients ranging in size and industry and operating under both GAAP and IFRS standards. She interfaced with managers, directors, and partners in the firm to work through urgent client needs and strategize internal process improvements.

Morgan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She qualified as a Certified Public Accountant within the state of North Carolina in 2013.

In her spare time, Morgan enjoys working out, traveling, watching movies and spending time with her family, friends, husband and American Staffordshire Terrier.