About Us

Management

Catalytic Risk Managers executive management team is comprised of experienced and successful industry professionals, all of whom have significant expertise pricing, underwriting and managing profitable portfolios of property catastrophe risk, or in finance or information systems.

Kieran Sweeney

Chairman & CEO
San Diego, CA

John Johnson

President
San Diego, CA

Ian Fitt

Vice Chairman
Head - Earthquake Division
Los Angeles, CA

Jon Knouse

Chief Underwriting Officer
Chicago, IL

Sam Ramsey

Executive Vice President
Head - Wind Division
Boulder, CO

Rick Becker

Chief Operating Officer
San Diego, CA

Janet Hessing

Executive Vice President
Earthquake Division
Chicago, IL

Shannon Johnson

Executive Vice President
Wind Division
Boulder, CO

Melissa Forbes

Executive Vice President
Earthquake Division
Los Angeles, CA

Brian Orcholski

Controller
Vice President Finance
San Diego, CA

John Sauder

Executive Vice President
Catastrophe Risk Manager
Chicago, IL