Who's In Charge

Our leaders combine decades of industry knowledge with a wealth of talent to provide you with the best product in the marketplace. Meet our team:

David P. Delaney, Jr.

Chief Executive Officer

Dave has been Chief Executive Officer of Lancer Financial Group since 1982. His background includes over 40 years of insurance and reinsurance experience with American International Group, American Re-Insurance Company, American Risk Management (Reiss Group), Delaney Intermediaries, Inc. and Lancer Financial Group. Dave is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy and has received that institution's Outstanding Professional Achievement Award.

Matthew T. Jenkins

President & Chief Operating Officer

Matt has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Lancer Financial Group since January 2019. Prior to joining the company, he founded The Quaker Project, LLC, an insurance claims management software start-up, and began working for Lancer as a consultant. From 2007 to 2017, Matt was employed as a trial lawyer in Chicago, specializing in personal injury, wrongful death, civil rights, and commercial litigation claims. During his career in law, he was named as one of the Top Forty Lawyers Under Forty Nationally by National Trial Lawyers (2014-2017), one of the Top Five Lawyers in Illinois Under the Age of Forty by Leading Lawyers (2016), and an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers (2015-2016). He received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and his Juris Doctorate from the Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Timothy D. Delaney

Senior Executive Vice President, Passenger Transportation Underwriting

Tim has served as a director of the Lancer Financial Group since 1982. His background includes over 40 years of insurance and reinsurance experience with Frank B. Hall & Company, American Risk Management, Inc. (Reiss Group), Delaney Intermediaries, Inc. and Lancer Financial Group. Tim is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy and is a member of the Society of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters (CPCU).

Wayne S. Ricci

Executive Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer

Wayne joined the Lancer Group in 1988. His background includes 40 years of underwriting experience. He began his career at the Fireman's Fund Insurance Group, under whose sponsorship he attended the College of Insurance in New York. He later served as an Assistant Vice President for Patricia Fleischman, Inc., a New York-based underwriting management organization. Wayne was named Lancer's Chief Underwriting Officer in 2002.

Timothy H. Delaney

Senior Vice President, Passenger Transportation Underwriting 

Tim joined the Lancer Group in 2012. He has over 20 years of experience in insurance underwriting and marketing. He began his career in 1999 as an Assistant Broker with Besso Limited in London. In 2000, Tim joined AIG's National Union (Executive Liability) in New York as an underwriter in the National Accounts Division. Over the next eight years he held several positions, including three years as National Accounts Regional Manager in San Francisco and, later, Assistant Vice President in the home office. In 2008, Tim joined Ironshore Insurance, eventually becoming Senior Vice President of Management Liability Products. Tim is a graduate of Boston College's Carroll School of Management.

John A. Petrilli

Senior Vice President, General Counsel

John joined the Lancer Group in 1991. Prior to joining Lancer, John devoted much of his law practice to insurance and reinsurance-related litigation. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, and his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law in San Diego, California.

Timothy O'Sullivan

Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer

Tim joined Lancer in 2002, and manages the Lancer's Accounting, Finance, Treasury and Tax operations. His experience includes 28 years in the insurance accounting field. Prior to joining the Lancer Group, Tim held management positions at several property and casualty and life insurance companies, including Empire Insurance Company and New York Life Insurance Company. He began his career in the audit field in 1991 with KPMG's Insurance Practice. Tim earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University in 1991, and holds the designations of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). He is a licensed CPA in the State of New York and a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Kim T. Aquilino

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Kim joined the Lancer Group in 1989. Her background includes 30 years of insurance technology experience. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from New York Institute of Technology and an Associate Insurance Data Manager (AIDM) designation from the Insurance Data Management Association. Kim is a member of the Board of Directors of PLANS (Property Liability Association for New Systems). She was named Lancer's Chief Information Officer in 2014.

Robert A. Mackenzie

Senior Vice President, Chief Actuary

Bob joined the Lancer Group in 1988. His background includes over 30 years of actuarial work in commercial automobile insurance. Bob holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from the State University of New York at Albany. Bob was named Lancer's Chief Actuary in 2018.

Mark P. Libertine

Senior Vice President, Claims

Mark has been with Lancer since 1993. He has over 31 years of commercial automobile claims handling and claims management experience. Prior to joining Lancer, he was employed with Progressive Insurance as a Sr. Claims Examiner, and responded to catastrophic claims throughout the U.S. Mark obtained a Bachelor's of Business Administration from Kent State University, and later went on to obtain a Master's degree in Business from Baldwin Wallace College.

Gail W. Reilly

Senior Vice President, Human Resources/Administration

Gail has been with the Lancer Group since 1982. She has over 40 years of accounting and administrative experience. Prior to joining the Lancer Group, she was employed by G.I. Hodson & Son and held the position of Foreign Accounts Manager at Wilcox Barringer & Co., Corporate Treasurer at Andrew Edwards & Company, and Chief Financial Officer at Delaney Intermediaries, Inc. Gail holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Richmond College in New York and a Masters degree in Accounting from St. John's University.


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