CAC Specialty and Cobbs Allen are pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Trotter as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee for both firms.

In his new role, Trotter will oversee the financial operations of both CAC Specialty and Cobbs Allen, lead the Capital Markets efforts of both companies, liaise with financial partner Fortress Investment Group, and help strengthen Private Equity Sponsor relationships.

“We are delighted to add Chris to the team,” said Bruce Denson Jr., president of Cobbs Allen and CAC Specialty. “The capital market experience that he brings to this role will help expand our firms’ expertise and leverage growth opportunities.”

Trotter comes most recently from Arlington Family Offices, where, as a Partner and Chief Investment Officer, he led all investment activities, both public and private. Along with his nearly 20 years in the investment business, Trotter worked in the Corporate Finance division of Deutsche Bank where he helped syndicate and structure debt offerings across a variety of industries.

“CAC Specialty was founded on the concept of merging together the insurance and capital markets,” said Mike Rice, CEO of CAC Specialty. “Chris’ background and expertise makes him the perfect fit for our innovative model.”