Industry veteran Michael O’Halleran joined ManchesterStory Group, a Des Moines, IA-based venture capital firm focused on insurance-relevant FinTech and Healthcare companies, as a special advisor and chair of the advisory board of the ManchesterStory Venture Fund, L.P.
Recently retired from his position as executive chairman of Aon Benfield, a large reinsurance brokerage and capital advisory firm, O’Halleran is an insurance industry veteran having previously held senior operating positions with insurance and reinsurance companies during 45 years.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a degree in Accounting in Finance, he is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and the World Presidents Organization and serves on a number of related public boards.
With ManchesterStory, O’Halleran will play an important role by providing ongoing input on strategic issues and priorities in the insurance industry, as well as acting as a sounding board, both during and outside of Fund Advisory Board meetings.
He will also take a leading role in bringing key industry thought leaders and executives to the Fund’s attention, along with identifying appropriate startups for potential investments.
Founded by Dave Miles and Matt Kinley, ManchesterStory Group is a venture capital firm targeting investments in FinTech and Healthcare, with a particular interest in technologies impacting the insurance industry.