Rich has spent 15 years in the insurance industry as the CFO of a top 50 broker and as a sell-side merger and acquisition advisor. He is a Villanova University graduate with a BA in Accountancy and a Masters in Taxation. Mr. Eknoian has an MBA from Stern Schools of Business at New York University and is the Director at Colonial American Bank.
Director of Mergers & Acquisitions, Partner
Philip Nisbet co-founded World Insurance Associates LLC after a successful two year effort to purchase a community bank. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Middletown, NJ-based Colonial American Bank. With Richard Eknoian, Mr. Nisbet manages finance for World Insurance Associates LLC with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. Philip has 20 years experience at global banks in securities lending, derivatives and commercial real estate “REO” capacities, including Barclays Capital, Inc., Citibank and Merrill Lynch
Greg Kroeger joins World Insurance Associates from American Truck Insurance Exchange, which he co-founded in 2009. Mr. Kroeger has over 15 years of commercial insurance experience, including six years at HUB International, where he was First Vice President and ten years managing his own agencies. Prior to HUB, Mr. Kroeger was the co-owner of C.S. Nenner, Inc., an independent agency with $30 million in premiums, specializing in transportation and warehousing coverage for trucking businesses.