Financial Security

Weston Insurance Company has aggregate claims paying resources of $1 billion as of June 30, 2019.
Weston has $100,363,508 in admitted assets and $40,992,561 of statutory policyholder surplus as of June 30, 2019.
Weston's Demotech, Inc. Financial Stability Rating ® is "A" (exceptional).

Executive Team
Michael Lyons

& Chief Executive Officer

Michael is the founder & CEO of WIHC, Weston's parent company. Prior to forming WIHC, Michael worked for RenaissanceRe Ltd, a leading provider of property catastrophe reinsurance. Michael joined RenaissanceRe Ltd as Assistant Vice President - US Underwriting, and later joined RenaissanceRe's Ventures team. Previously, Michael worked for Hannover Re's US specialty insurance operations; serving as Assistant Vice President, Underwriting Coordinator, Marketing Director & Program Manager for Praetorian Financial Group (now QBE) and Clarendon Insurance Group (now Enstar). Michael began his insurance / reinsurance career 25 years ago, with Sorema North America Reinsurance in their finance & accounting department. Michael earned a Masters of Applied Mathematics from SUNY Stony Brook, and holds the Associate of Reinsurance designation from the AICPCU.

Bryan McCully

Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
& General Counsel

Bryan serves as SVP, Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel. Bryan is a founding owner and Director of WIHC, Weston's parent company. Previously, Bryan served as the Vice-President of Global TPA Operations for Allied World Assurance. Prior to that Bryan served as General Counsel & Chief Claims Officer for Imperium Insurance and its predecessor company Delos Insurance. Bryan also served as the General Counsel - Insurance Operations & Chief Claims Officer of Praetorian Financial Group (now QBE), and Senior Vice President of Claims for Clarendon Insurance Group (now Enstar). Bryan also served as the President of North American Risk Services (NARS), a Maitland, Florida-based claims and property loss control specialist. Bryan began his career in private legal practice, focusing on insurance-related law. Bryan earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida, and is admitted to the bar in Florida, Georgia and California.

Richard B. Primerano

COO, CFO & Treasurer

Rich served as the founding CFO of WIHC and currently serves as SVP, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer. Prior to joining Weston, Rich was the Senior Vice President of Operations and Chief Financial Officer of the U.S. operations of RenaissanceRe in Dallas, TX. During his tenure at RenRe, Rich managed the accounting, treasury & actuarial departments, program operations, legal & regulatory compliance, and human resources. Prior to joining RenRe, Rich held various finance and operating roles at Trenwick Group Ltd. and Chartwell Reinsurance. He began his career with Deloitte & Touche in Stamford, CT and Barcelona, Spain where he was an Audit Manager. Rich holds a BS degree in Accounting from the University of Connecticut and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1989.

Deanne Nixon

Senior Vice President
& Chief Underwriting Officer

Deanne serves as SVP and Chief Underwriting Officer. Most recently Deanne served as President of Sirius Capital Markets (Bermuda) Ltd running the Bermuda company for the ILS and third party reinsurance capital management firm. Previously, Deanne served as Senior Vice President for Sirius International in Bermuda (a White Mountains company) underwriting a book of US catastrophe, retrocessional and Industry Loss Warranties accounts since 2006. Deanne previously spent 16 years in Chicago including 3 years as Vice President for Folksamerica Reinsurance (a White Mountains company) and 10 years with CNA Re underwriting all lines treaty reinsurance. Deanne started her career at Continental Insurance Company as a commercial lines underwriter in 1990. Deanne has her MBA from Thunderbird School of International Management and a BS degree from Pennsylvania State University. Deanne also holds an Associates of Reinsurance (ARe) designation.

03/25/2011- Weston Insurance Holdings Corporation is incorporated
02/20/2012- Weston Insurance Company receives a Permit to Form and Consent Order from the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
12/21/2012- Weston Insurance Company assigned a PFSR of “A” (Exceptional) from Demotech, Inc.
12/21/2012- Weston Insurance Company receives a Certificate of Authority in Florida, assumes its first policies
02/22/2013- Weston Insurance Company receives an FSR from A.M. Best
05/13/2015- Weston Insurance Company receives a Certificate of Authority in Texas
06/08/2015- Weston Insurance Company receives a Certificate of Authority in Alabama
01/08/2016- Weston Insurance Company receives a Certificate of Authority in Mississippi
03/25/2016- Weston Insurance Holdings Corporation celebrates its 5th anniversary
05/27/2016- Weston Insurance Company receives a Certificate of Authority in South Carolina
07/12/2018- Weston Insurance Company receives the Puerto Rico Accredited Reinsurer License
02/11/2019- Weston Select Insurance Company is incorporated in South Carolina
06/28/2019- Weston Select Insurance Company receives a Certificate of Authority in South Carolina
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