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One80 Intermediaries is a privately held, national firm with offices across the country.

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

One80 serves commercial companies, non-profits, public entities and individuals, and has access to all major insurance markets in the US and UK. Coverage spans all industry classes. One80 has offices in more than 19 locations nationwide including Boston, New York City, Chicago, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Miami, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, Nashville, San Diego and Seattle.

Meet Our Leadership Team

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Matthew F. Power

President

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Lenika Milne

Director of 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 […]

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Donovan Nowell

Financial Lines Practice Leader

Donovan joined One80 Intermediaries to build and lead the Financial Lines Practice. Donovan has been instrumental in building market leading value propositions on the both the Underwriting and Broker sides, establishing himself as a leader in strategic relationships, product expertise and client delivery. Prior to the formal launch of One80, Donovan has worked and will […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]