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Kevin Carnell, ESQ.

Executive Chairman, Healthcare

New York, NY

Kevin Carnell, ESQ. joined the CAC Specialty team in March of 2023 as Executive Chairman for the Healthcare division. Carnell brings a unique blend of legal, insurance and operational expertise, managing some of the nation’s leading hospital insurance programs throughout his three decade-long career. He is recognized as a thought leader within the healthcare sector for helping clients navigate complex financial and operational risks through long-term risk financing vehicles. Most recently, Carnell served as healthcare division director and RCM&D chief legal officer for Union Risk Advisors, where he focused on growth, retention, and management of all client relationships, in addition to providing legal advice on employment issues and regulatory matters.

Carnell will be responsible for staffing and growing the division, as well as providing counsel on the implementation of alternative risk financing programs, captive insurance company formation, and reinsurance negotiation. He will apply his expertise across the firm in addition to directly supporting CAC’s latest division.

He received a Bachelor of Arts in English and Communications from the University of Delaware and a Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland School of Law. Carnell serves on various committees for non-profit organizations and is a past trustee and former Chairman of the Board of Friends School of Baltimore. In 2023, he was named a Power Broker® by Risk & Insurance® magazine.