Meet Amynta's Leadership Team
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Rob Giammarco joined The Amynta Group from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he served as Managing Director, Head of Americas Financial Institutions Group. During his 20-year career with the bank, Mr. Giammarco was responsible for managing a variety of the firm's key relationships in the insurance and insurance services sectors, having advised on several of the industry's defining transactions. He has deep insurance sector expertise, long-standing industry relationships, mergers and acquisition knowledge, and a proven track record of building and leading high-performing teams. Mr. Giammarco is based in New York City.
Head of Mergers and Acquisitions
Chris Ezbiansky leads the mergers and acquisitions effort at The Amynta Group. He brings over 20 years of mergers and acquisitions experience in the insurance and insurance services industries. Prior to Amynta, Mr. Ezbiansky led the GC Securities Americas Advisory business within Guy Carpenter. Previous to Guy Carpenter, Mr. Ezbiansky was an officer in the financial institutions group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and he held positions at Merrill Lynch, ACE Limited, Odyssey Re Holdings and Goldman Sachs. He is based in New York City.
Executive Vice President and Chief Analytics Officer
Bruce Fell, Executive Vice President and Chief Analytics Officer, is responsible for analytics and actuarial functions, with a focus on building industry leading analytics, pricing and predictive modeling. Mr. Fell has more than 25 years of analytics and actuarial expertise as well as mergers and acquisitions experience. Having served in a variety of leadership roles at well-known firms, including Deloitte Consulting and Towers Watson, Mr. Fell has a proven track record of helping insurance companies and services businesses drive bottom line performance. Mr. Fell is based in New York City.
Anthony S. Fogel
Chief Human Resources Officer
Anthony S. Fogel brings a wealth of human resources experience to his role as Chief Human Resources Officer for The Amynta Group. Throughout his career, Mr. Fogel has been recognized for innovations in diversity and inclusion, talent acquisition and training. He has published and contributed to many industry articles on gender equality in hiring, engagement surveys and turning job candidates into fans. Mr. Fogel is based in New York City.
Executive Vice President, Managing General Agencies
Bob James has a 30-year career in the insurance sector with broad experience spanning marketing, sales, operations, technology, underwriting, business segment and company management. Mr. James’ areas of expertise include business strategy and maximizing underwriting results. He is highly knowledgeable in the Managing General Agency (MGA) space, having been responsible for oversight of a $1-billion premium revenue MGA segment. Mr. James is based in New York City.
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Global Warranty
Dennis Kane leads Amynta’s Warranty Business, responsible for driving profitable growth, expanding customer and carrier relationships and fostering innovation and collaboration. With more than 30 years of insurance and automotive industry experience, Mr. Kane has held senior leadership positions across the industry, including Chairman of Automotive and Global Leader for M&A with Victor Insurance Holdings, and EVP of Zurich, where he led Universal Underwriters. In addition, Mr. Kane co-founded SeaFire, a specialty MGU focused on franchise auto dealers. Mr. Kane is based in Dallas, Texas.
Timothy M. Robb
Timothy M. Robb is General Counsel for The Amynta Group and brings extensive experience in litigation, corporate governance, risk management and M&A. Mr. Robb is known for his ability to distill complex legal issues into understandable, actionable advice for business leaders. He has both public and private company expertise as in-house counsel and gained broad experience during his time at a world-class law firm. Mr. Robb is based in New York City.
Executive Vice President and Chief Organic Growth Officer
Robert Schultz, Executive Vice President and Chief Organic Growth Officer, is responsible for driving growth opportunities and program development as well as overseeing carrier relations and strategic reinsurance alliances. He most recently served as the President of AIX, a member of The Hanover Group, and has over 30 years of property and casualty leadership experience, including guiding successful revenue and profit maximization in the insurance and reinsurance program space. Mr. Schultz is based in New York City.
Chief Financial Officer
Brian Seldess, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Amynta Group, leads financial operations. Mr. Seldess has an extensive background in financial strategy, global financial planning and analysis. He is highly skilled in strategy delivery with a focus on profitable growth opportunities. An experienced executive leader, Mr. Seldess is also a Certified Public Accountant and Property and Casualty Insurance broker. He is based in New York City.