- Jerry D. Messick
Jerry has 29 years experience in the insurance and alternative risk transfer industry and is a principal and Managing Director for Elevate Captives. With offices in New York and Oklahoma, Elevate is a captive consulting and services firm that focuses on multiple industries and trade groups, including hedge funds, grocer owners/associations, financial institutions, manufacturing companies, […]Read More
- Ryan Ralston
- Managing Director, Risk Management
Ryan has over 25 years of experience in the risk management field as a senior-level risk manager at companies such as Whirlpool Corporation, Koch Industries, ICM Inc., and The Boeing Company. In addition to serving as Elevate’s Director of Risk Management, Ryan provides independent consulting services specializing in risk assessment and management, alternative risk financing […]Read More
- Cassie Bachman
- Managing Director, Compliance
Cassie came to Elevate as their Director of Compliance after working for eight years in the legal sector. She graduated with honors from the University of Oklahoma College of Law where she served as the judicial intern for the Chief Justice in the Eastern District of Oklahoma and volunteered as a Legal Licensed Intern for […]Read More
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After experiencing tremendous losses due to a natural disaster uncovered by my commercial carrier, I knew it was time to form a captive and shopped around for a captive manager...we couldn’t be happier that we chose Elevate.
Communication is quick and effective, documents are always organized and available and my questions are always answered efficiently and professionally.
We chose Elevate because of their reputation in our business community, and their services have exceeded expectations. We trust Elevate.
I have worked with Jerry Messick and the Elevate Captive team since 2012. They have been instrumental in guiding us properly on how to implement and run a captive successfully. The due diligence and proactive service on the part of the Elevate team is unrivaled. Their product knowledge and how to use the instrument to our benefit, while providing sound risk management and compliance principles is another huge differentiating factor for their firm. In addition, the team of experts that Elevate has referred us to in the legal and financial advisory areas has turned out to be top notch. The Captive is only as good as the entire team. Finally, it has to be mentioned that we “just plain like” Jerry and Co.. Friendly, smart and easy to work with. A real pleasure.