Employee Benefits

Alera Group Promotes Key Employees William Corrigan, Brian Caracciolo and Carolyn L. Cox

September 28, 2020

Deerfield, IL — Alera Group today announced promotions of key employees within the company’s executive leadership team. Brian Caracciolo will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer; and Carolyn L. Cox will assume the role of Executive Vice President, General Counsel. William Corrigan, the agency’s former Chief Financial Officer, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer.

Since April of 2017, Brian Caracciolo has served as Alera Group’s Corporate Controller, overseeing all aspects of the company’s accounting and finance function. During this time, Caracciolo has been responsible for executing the company’s centralized accounting shared service strategy and building the company’s treasury and investor relations function. Prior to joining Alera Group, Caracciolo served as Director, Finance at Baxter and Chief Accounting Officer at HUB International and was formerly a senior manager at PwC where his clients included a variety of public and private companies in the insurance industry.

Carolyn L. Cox has been Deputy General Counsel at Alera Group since April of 2018. Cox has played a key role in several of the company’s strategic initiatives, including its M&A activities, and also manages the day-to-day legal needs of the enterprise. Cox has substantial experience in the insurance industry and has served as both outside and in-house counsel to several financial services firms over the course of her legal career, focusing primarily on transactional and regulatory matters. Prior to joining Alera Group, Cox was Assistant General Counsel – M&A at DaVita Inc. and has also worked as Corporate Counsel at Marsh & McLennan Companies.

William “Billy” Corrigan has served as Alera Group’s Chief Financial Officer since Alera Group’s formation in January 2017. Corrigan was instrumental in leading Alera Group’s continued organic and acquisitive growth. In his new role, Corrigan will be concentrating on the further development of organizational infrastructures to support Alera Group’s local market presence while enhancing the client experience. Prior to joining Alera Group, Corrigan held the position of Chief Financial Officer for the International Division at Marsh.

“Brian, Carolyn and Billy have proven to be leaders within the company and have played instrumental roles in building Alera Group since its initial formation. They have deep functional knowledge and their tremendous experience in the insurance distribution industry will continue to provide great strength to the company and its leadership team going forward,” said Alan Levitz, CEO of Alera Group. “This will further help Alera Group execute on its continued growth strategy while delivering exceptional client experiences.”

This announcement highlights the latest developments on Alera Group’s industry-leading team of experts across the United States. For more information about Alera Group, visit www.aleragroup.com.

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About Alera Group

With over 90 locations across the country and nearly 2,000 teammates, Alera Group works together to deliver solutions in employee benefits, property and casualty, retirement services and wealth management. Built on a unique model of collaboration, Alera Group is now the 17th largest independent insurance agency in the United States. For more information, visit www.aleragroup.com.