Expert will increase engagement, drive membership, and strengthen impact of VCIA
Vermont Business Magazine Vermont Captive Insurance Association, the largest captive membership association in the world, has chosen Kevin Mead as its next president. He starts on February 22nd, replacing Richard Smith, who successfully led the organization for 12 years.
Kevin brings a wealth of association management and financial tact to VCIA, having engineered a merger of three global independent accounting associations and forming PrimeGlobal, which represented 2,000 partners and 14,000 employees in 90+ countries. Kevin then facilitated rapid membership and revenue growth, increasing the net income 25% from 2 billion to 2.5 billion USD for PrimeGlobal.
After PrimeGlobal, he was the Vice President of Resource Development for Spokane County United Way, the biggest charity in the world, and most recently was the Executive Director of a rare disease foundation. He raised over 3 million dollars for United Way, and while in the rare disease space, won international grants for the foundation supporting patients, most notably in Kenya.
Holding two master’s degrees related to association management and finance, Kevin is the perfect candidate to lead VCIA, build out the captive industry’s flagship conference, increase VCIA membership and membership value, while evolving the organization amid the current pandemic and economic challenges. Andrew Baillie, VCIA Board Chair: “We are thrilled to have found someone whose experience and approach perfectly aligns to the continued development of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association as it represents and promotes the interests of its members. We are confident that Kevin’s broad experience will be very complementary to that of the experienced staff of VCIA.”
Burlington, Vermont, February 1st, 2022 – Vermont Captive Insurance Association