Chief Executive Officer
Jeffrey B. Scott
Jeffrey currently serves as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Gemini Financial Holdings Corporation and its subsidiaries, Olympus Insurance Company, a Florida domesticate property and casualty insurance company; Radiant RE, a Bermuda-based reinsurance company; Olympus Managing General Agency; and Gemini Financial Services Corp.
Jeffrey assumed the role of Olympus Chief Executive Officer in 2009 and thereafter responsibility for the company operations as President in 2013. Jeff acquired a control level ownership interest in the company in 2014. Prior to Olympus, Jeffrey was an operating partner in the New York City based private equity firm Pegasus Capital Advisors from 2006 to 2012. Together with Deerfield Capital Management and Pegasus Capital Advisors, Jeff formed Deerfield Pegasus Loan Capital, a $90 million co-venture to acquire senior secured loan obligations with dislocated pricing during the 2009 financial crisis. Prior to Pegasus Capital, Jeff founded and served as CEO of Capitol Payment Plan, Inc. and Barry Scott Companies, Inc. until their acquisition by Premium Financing Specialists, Inc. (2006) and Progressive Insurance Corp (1999), respectively.
Jeffrey is founding principle and general partner of private equity firm Albany Pegasus Capital, shareholder and board member of Valogix, Inc., a global business inventory optimization software provider, and shareholder and board member of Deep Blue Communications, LLC, a national provider of wireless internet and telecom services. He is a former partner of Zico, LLC, a national beverage company acquired by Coca-Cola in November 2013.
Jeff served as a trustee of the College of Saint Rose and is trustee of the Scott Family Foundation.
Chief Financial Officer
Born and raised in Colchester, Vermont, Jennifer began her career at Marsh, Inc., managing a portfolio of diverse clients in the captive insurance field. Before joining Olympus Insurance Company in September 2008, she served in various accounting functions for AmCOMP, Inc. and was most recently employed as controller for HomeWise Insurance. Jennifer points to flexibility, a sense of humor, and the ability to multi-task as the keys to success. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont.
Chief Strategy Officer
Andrew oversees Olympus marketing, sales and strategic growth initiatives. Andrew holds multiple patents in the insurance technology field and has been instrumental in bringing new technologies and marketing initiatives to Olympus. Andrew is also the co-founder and partner in TrackNet, Alliance Building Services, Startup Health, Wantickets, and twenty one other businesses that generate in excess of $500 million annually and employs over 6500 employees.
Andrew was named the “New Yorker of the Week” by the news channel NY1, one of the “30 Most Influential People in Nightlife,” and a member of Crain’s “40 under 40.” He gives back to the community as a member of Central Park Conservatory, the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and is the Membership Chair of the Global Diplomacy and Public Policy Network within YPO.
Andrew is also on the Board of Directors for the Conrad Foundation, which challenges high school students to solve 21st-century problems using science and technology and was the President of the Chairscholars Foundation from 1999-2011.
Chief Technology Officer
Lyle joined Olympus Insurance Company in November 2011 to develop an in-house data warehouse and analytic engine. In July 2013 he assumed the role of CTO. Lyle Freedman was most recently the Manager of Business Intelligence at Barnes and Noble where he and his team were responsible for the corporate reporting and analysis environment. Reports / Analysis included retail & internet sales, inventory, distribution, customer service, SEO / SEM, click stream analysis, loss prevention, coupon / promotion analysis, membership and customer analysis and all events related to the Nook – downloads, registration, repair etc. Leveraging the experience he gained with “big data” supporting 3 multi-terabyte databases concurrently, Lyle is applying this knowledge to gain insights into our policy and claim data.
Director of Human Resources
With a passion for making a business environment the best it can be (including a bit fun too!), Colleen graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources Management from Cabrini College in Radnor, PA and never looked back. Starting as an HR Assistant and working her way through various leadership and Board of Director roles, Colleen has worked in the insurance, non-profit, hospitality, financial, manufacturing, and healthcare fields, finally returning “home” to the insurance sector as Olympus’ head of Human Resources in 2016.
Pete is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. He has worked in personal lines insurance since 2002, focusing mainly on the Florida property market with Kemper, Citizens, and Florida Family.
Pete holds a BA in applied mathematics from Northwestern University, and an MS in biostatistics from the University of Vermont.
Director of Claims Operations
Paul E. Clark
Paul is an insurance professional offering 30 years of experience in the industry beginning as an agent for Prudential Insurance Company in 1985. He moved into the claims end of the industry back in 1995 with Safeco Insurance Company and has built his claims knowledge through positions with Safeco, Traveler’s, and Nationwide Insurance companies. His current role is the Director of Claims for Olympus Insurance.
Paul has a Business degree from Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Kentucky and has earned his stripes as an adjuster, large loss, property claims manager, catastrophic claims handler and director during his 20 plus years while specializing in property claims. Paul sustained his knowledge of the Florida Insurance market starting after Hurricane Charlie in 2004.
Paul has been involved with The United Way, the American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society for several years hosting fundraisers.