Executive Team

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Brian Winikoff
President and Chief Executive Officer MIB Group, Inc.

Brian joined MIB in 2020 as President & CEO and a member of our board of directors, bringing over 20 years of experience in the financial services and technology industries. Prior to joining MIB, Mr. Winikoff was Sr. Executive Director and Head of AXA Equitable Holdings’ U.S. Life, Retirement and Wealth Management businesses, where he had responsibility for leading the company’s Life Insurance, Employee Benefits, Individual Annuities, Group Retirement, Mutual Fund, Advisory and Broker-Dealer divisions.

Brian joined MIB in 2020 as President & CEO and a member of our board of directors, bringing over 20 years of experience in the financial services and technology industries. Prior to joining MIB, Mr. Winikoff was Sr. Executive Director and Head of AXA Equitable Holdings’ U.S. Life, Retirement and Wealth Management businesses, where he had responsibility for leading the company’s Life Insurance, Employee Benefits, Individual Annuities, Group Retirement, Mutual Fund, Advisory and Broker-Dealer divisions. Previously, Mr. Winikoff was President & CEO of Crump Life Insurance Services, a leading independent broker and service provider to the life insurance, retirement and health markets. Earlier in his career, he was an investment banker with Salomon Brothers stationed in the U.S. and overseas, and held senior management positions with early stage and mature companies focused in the technology and communications industries. Brian has a BA in Mathematical Economics from Brown University.

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Andrea Caruso
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, MIB Group, Inc.

Andrea joined MIB in 2020 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). She leads the product management, sales, marketing, communications, and client relations functions.

Andrea joined MIB in 2020 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). She leads the product management, sales, marketing, communications, and client relations functions. Prior to joining MIB, Ms. Caruso was Senior Vice President & General Manager for Crump Life Insurance Services, one of the life and health insurance industry’s leading brokers and service providers. There she was a member of the senior management team with prior responsibility for Crump’s independent sales, underwriting, operations, and shared services organizations. Ms. Caruso brings over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, has participated in various BGA Advisory Councils, and was an active member of the National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NALIBA) Board of Directors, Forum 400, and the Association of Life Underwriting (AALU).

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Kathleen M. Clasby
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer, MIB Group, Inc.

Kathleen Clasby joined MIB Group, Inc. in 2007 as Controller and was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2013. Ms. Clasby has over 20 years' experience in accounting and financial management.

Kathleen Clasby joined MIB Group, Inc. in 2007 as Controller and was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2013. Ms. Clasby has over 20 years' experience in accounting and financial management. Prior to joining MIB, Ms. Clasby was the Controller at Batterycorp, Inc., overseeing all aspects of finance and administration; and at Bennett Footwear, where she directed all accounting, treasury and human resource activities. Ms. Clasby started her career in public accounting for Grant Thornton LLP. Ms. Clasby holds an M.B.A. in Finance from Bentley University in Waltham, MA and is a Certified Public Accountant. She holds both a B.S. and B.A. from the University of Massachusetts with majors in Management/Accounting and History.

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Trey Reynolds
Executive Vice President, Strategy & New Business Development, MIB Group, Inc.

Trey joined MIB in 2020 as Executive Vice President, Strategy & New Business Development. In this new role, Mr. Reynolds is responsible for leading MIB’s strategy and new business development teams, focusing on innovation, partnership and bringing to market new value-added products and services.

Trey joined MIB in 2020 as Executive Vice President, Strategy & New Business Development. In this new role, Mr. Reynolds is responsible for leading MIB’s strategy and new business development teams, focusing on innovation, partnership and bringing to market new value-added products and services. Prior to joining MIB, Trey served as Head of Life Insurance Distribution at Equitable, National Sales Vice President at John Hancock, Executive Vice President at Crump, and President of BRAMCO Financial Services. Mr. Reynolds brings over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry and holds an M.B.A. and B.A. in Accounting, both from the University of Utah. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), has life and health insurance licenses, and holds FINRA Series 6 and 63 designations.

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Jonathan W. Sager
Executive Vice President, General Counsel MIB Group, Inc.

Jon Sager was appointed Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in 2005. He was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2010. He also serves as MIB's Chief Privacy Officer. Mr. Sager has extensive experience in life and health insurance as well as expertise in privacy, security, employment, corporate and commercial law.

Jon Sager was appointed Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in 2005. He was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2010. He also serves as MIB's Chief Privacy Officer. Mr. Sager has extensive experience in life and health insurance as well as expertise in privacy, security, employment, corporate and commercial law. Prior to joining MIB, he acted as Senior Counsel, Insurance Operations and Litigation, and Chief Privacy Officer of MONY Life Insurance Company for 17 years. He also served as counsel to the Health Care Affairs division of Excellus Health Plan in Rochester, New York and counsel to the life and health insurance practice group of the Hinman Straub law firm in Albany, New York. Mr. Sager is a Fellow of the Life Management Institute (FLMI), a member of the Board of Governors of the Association of Life Insurance Counsel, and a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association and Florida State Bar. Mr. Sager holds a J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law in Lexington, VA, where he served as Note and Comment Editor for Washington & Lee Law Review and a B.A. from Colgate University in Hamilton, NY.

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Kevin J. Love
Vice President of Human Resources, MIB Group, Inc.

Kevin Love joined MIB Group, Inc. in 2007 with extensive HR experience spanning various industries including financial services, manufacturing, general service and technology.

Kevin Love joined MIB Group, Inc. in 2007 with extensive HR experience spanning various industries including financial services, manufacturing, general service and technology. Prior to joining MIB, Mr. Love provided HR leadership for Iron Mountain in their off-site data protection & technology escrow businesses and served as Director of Benefits at the Corporate Headquarters in Boston, MA. He began his career in a recruiting specialty, rapidly transitioning into HR leadership roles for Associates First Capital (Citigroup), Energetic Solutions (Orica) and Centex Home Equity Corporation (Nationstar Mortgage) in Dallas, TX. Mr. Love holds an M.B.A. from the University of North Texas in Denton, TX and a B.S. in Communication from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX. He has attended several professional development programs from SHRM, NEEBC, Cornell University, the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School and holds CEBS & SPHR designations.

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Seán T. McGinty
Vice President and Chief Information Officer, MIB Group, Inc.

As the Chief Information Officer of MIB Group, Inc., Seán McGinty leads enterprise wide infrastructure and engineering with a mission to drive MIB's technical direction, delivering innovation to its member companies.

As the Chief Information Officer of MIB Group, Inc., Seán McGinty leads enterprise wide infrastructure and engineering with a mission to drive MIB's technical direction, delivering innovation to its member companies. Prior to joining MIB, Mr. McGinty was the CTO at Trillium Software, a leading data profiling and data quality provider, where he led all technology globally and participated in M&A discussions leading to the successful sale of the company. Previously, he served as the CTO of Shoebuy.com/IAC (now Shoes.com) where he transitioned the company to the cloud and led product innovations contributing to four years of record revenue growth. Earlier in his career, he held engineering leadership roles with ADP and CheckFree (now Fiserv). Mr. McGinty holds an M.B.A. Certificate from Tulane University (the A.B. Freeman School of Business) and an undergraduate degree in Electronics Engineering from the National Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (Special Interest Groups on Software Engineering and Mobile), the Agile Alliance, and OWASP.

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Brian S. Millman
Vice President MIB Group, Inc.

As Vice President of MIB Group, Inc., Brian Millman currently leads MIB’s Electronic Health Records Solutions (MIB EHR), which provides electronic medical records to support life insurance underwriting.

As Vice President of MIB Group, Inc., Brian Millman currently leads MIB’s Electronic Health Records Solutions (MIB EHR), which provides electronic medical records to support life insurance underwriting. Previously, Mr. Millman led MIB's Underwriting Services operations including membership, new business and account management, product management, and marketing. In his more than 25 years of experience with MIB, Mr. Millman has held a variety of key positions across MIB and its subsidiaries including leading the new product development team, product management, and designing and developing new analytic product offerings. He has presented at many industry conferences including ReFocus, the Association of Home Office Underwriters and the Society of Actuaries. Mr. Millman holds a B.S. in Management from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA and an M.B.A. from Curry College in Milton, MA. He has an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership from MIT's Sloan School of Management.

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Thomas E. Rhodes
Vice President and Actuarial Director, MIB Group, Inc. and MIB Solutions, Inc.

Tom Rhodes leads MIB's actuarial function within in the Actuarial and Statistical Group (ASG), managing the team of actuaries who form the core of MIB's analytics capability.

Tom Rhodes leads MIB's actuarial function within in the Actuarial and Statistical Group (ASG). This group provides statistical agent services for the New York State Insurance Department as well as maintaining responsibility for intercompany experience studies on life insurance, annuities, pensions, long-term care insurance, disability insurance and private placement bonds. ASG performs actuarial and analytical research for insurance companies and reinsurers, and maintains an integral role in developing new products and services for the insurance industry. His role is to serve as an industry leader and to manage the team of actuaries who form the core of MIB's analytics capability. Mr. Rhodes is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries. He regularly presents at industry meetings and at NAIC meetings on enterprise risk management and Principles-Based Valuation and is a former Chair of the Society of Actuaries Individual Life Experience Committee. Prior to MIB, Mr. Rhodes worked for the Guardian Life Insurance Company for 15 years, most recently as Second Vice President and Actuary. He was also Chief Actuary at the U.S. Veterans Administration. He earned his M.S. in Business Administration from Temple University and has a B.S. degree from Oberlin College.

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