MarshBerry has announced the appointment of Kim Kovalski as managing director. In her new role, Kovalski (pictured above) will provide strategic and operational consulting services to MarshBerry’s client base of independently owned agents and brokers, specialty distributors, private equity firms, banks, credit unions and insurance carriers. She will be based in Hartford, Conn.
Kovalski has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industry as an executive and private equity investor. Most recently, she co-founded and led Bikelane Solutions, an industry-focused property and casualty retail insurance broker.
Kovalski also spent more than a decade at Conning Capital Partners, an insurance and financial services-focused private equity firm, where her responsibilities included sourcing investment opportunities, leading due diligence, negotiating deal structure and terms, and providing strategic guidance to portfolio company leaders as a director.
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“Kim’s deep understanding of the industry coupled with her skills in driving profitable growth, optimizing operations, and business-development skills continue to broaden our client-centric bench strength,” said Phil Trem, MarshBerry president of financial advisory. “We are thrilled to welcome her to the team.”