Skip to Content

One80 Intermediaries is a privately held firm with offices in both the US and Canada.

As a leading insurance wholesaler and program manager, the company offers placement and program development services, and binding authority for property & casualty, financial lines, personal lines, medical stop loss risks, travel/accident and health.

One80 serves commercial companies, non-profits, public entities and individuals, and has access to all major insurance markets in the US, Canada and UK. Coverage spans all industry classes. One80 has offices in more than 20 locations in the US and Canada including Boston, New York City, Chicago, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Miami, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, Nashville, San Antonio, Omaha, and San Diego; as well as offices in Toronto, Montreal, and Lachine, QC.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Profile photo for Matthew F. Power

Matthew F. Power


Matthew Power serves as President of One80 Intermediaries which was formally launched in December of 2019. He formerly served as Executive Vice President of Lexington Insurance Company one of the strongest and most stable excess & surplus carriers. Mr. Power continues to advance the mission of One80, through innovation, specialization, and development of new programs […]

Profile photo for Christopher L. Pesce

Christopher L. Pesce

National Director

Chris was a principle shareholder and board of director for Gowrie Holdings, Inc. which owned two entities; Maritime Program Group, a national Program Administrator and Gowrie Group, a regional retail insurance brokerage. Chris served as President of Maritime Program Group and Executive Vice President and Secretary of Gowrie Group. The combined entities employ approximately 180 […]

Profile photo for Joy LaFrance

Joy LaFrance

Director of Operations

Joy LaFrance currently serves as Director of Operations for One80 Intermediaries.  Joy is responsible for all aspects of business operations, strategic planning, and procedural oversight at One80. With over 30 years of experience in the excess and surplus lines industry.  Joy personifies directional leadership, guidance, intuition and creativity. Previously, Joy served as President and Chief Underwriting […]

Profile photo for Lenika Milne

Lenika Milne

Director of Sales and Marketing

Lenika joined One80 Intermediaries at its infancy, and has been responsible for articulating the company’s strategic vision, mission statement and value – and ultimately crafting the One80 Intermediaries brand and narrative. She continues to raise brand awareness by leading the company’s media relations, sponsorship activity and social responsibility. Lenika also leads the national sales practice […]

Profile photo for Brad Keller

Brad Keller

Property Practice Leader

Brad is responsible for our Property Practice. As an industry veteran with highly recognized relationships throughout the industry, Brad has long established relationships with a wide range of carriers in the US and UK. He is able to provide the most comprehensive Property coverage to your clients, covering all 50 states, all classes of business, […]

Profile photo for Alex Furlong

Alex Furlong

Senior Casualty Executive

Alex Furlong is a Senior Casualty Executive for One80 Intermediaries where he specializes in placing complex commercial liability risks in the wholesale insurance marketplace.  Previously, Alex was a Vice President at AmWINS Group where he focused on wholesale environmental, construction, real estate, products, and energy risks as a member of one of the largest wholesale […]

Profile photo for Nick Milligan

Nick Milligan

National Stop Loss Practice Leader

Nick Milligan serves as National Stop Loss Practice Leader for One80 Intermediaries. With over 24 years’ experience leading an MGU, Nick leads One80’s Medical Stop Loss growth strategy at a national level focusing on market leading service, innovative products and market access for new and existing clients. Additionally he oversees executive management, sales production, underwriting, policy issuance, […]

Profile photo for Jeff Somerville

Jeff Somerville

MBA, FCIP - Canadian Markets Practice Leader

Jeff Somerville joined One80 as part of the Strategic Underwriting Managers acquisition.  This was One80’s first transaction in Canada and with that Jeff now sits on the leadership team as the Canada Markets Practice Leader.  In this role he is responsible for growing new and existing insurance programs, developing carrier and broker relationships throughout Canada, […]

Profile photo for Suzanne Whalen

Suzanne Whalen

Travel/Accident & Health Practice Leader

Suzanne is responsible for the growth and development of One80’s Travel/Accident & Health Practice.  In this role Sue oversees insurance and reinsurance managing general underwriting and third party administration services for the following sectors; vacation travel, global travel medical, assistance and accident & health.   Prior to this role, Sue served as the CEO of the Equinox Group […]

Profile photo for Jason Grimm

Jason Grimm

National Programs Practice Leader

Jason serves as the National Program Practice Leader for One80 Intermediaries.  In this role Jason works closely with One80’s retail broker partners to identify and create new, bespoke insurance program opportunities with carriers in both the US and UK.  He has successfully designed a wide variety of innovative programs that have helped clients more effectively […]

Profile photo for Harvey Sheldon

Harvey Sheldon

Head of London Markets

Harvey Sheldon, CPCU is responsible for all aspects of One80 Intermediaries London Market capabilities. Harvey has enjoyed meaningful long term relationships with numerous London syndicates for over 35 years. His ability to successfully negotiate complex insurance placements and to develop custom underwriting facilities provides One80 retail brokers with significant advantage in meeting the demands of […]

Profile photo for Danielle Coutts

Danielle Coutts

Director of Human Resources

During the past decade, Danielle has been a key human resource partner within the financial services industry. Throughout her career, she has been dedicated to supporting the achievement of business objectives through strategic people partnership. In her role as Director of Human Resources for One80 Intermediaries, Danielle’s passionate approach to talent and culture compliments our […]