The captive insurance industry is rich with individuals and organizations that have shaped the captive industry and fostered its growth. CICA’s annual awards honor these achievements.

The captive industry’s highest honors

CICA’s prestigious Distinguished Service Award and Outstanding Captive Award provide excellent opportunities to honor the achievements of outstanding professionals and organizations in the captive industry.

2022 Award Recipients

The Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) honored David Provost, deputy commissioner of Vermont’s Captive Insurance Division, with the CICA 2022 Distinguished Service Award, and The Biltmore Company® with the CICA 2022 Outstanding Captive Award. Read more.

CICA Distinguished Service Award

CICA 2022 Distinguished Service Awardee David Provost
CICA 2022 Distinguished Service Award Winner David Provost

Awarded for the first time in 2006, the CICA Distinguished Service Award was created to recognize individuals or organizations who have made significant contributions to advancing the captive insurance industry.

Previous Distinguished Service Award Recipients:

  • 2022: David Provost
  • 2020: Charles “Chaz” Lavelle
  • 2019: Gary Bowers
  • 2018: European Captive Insurance and Reinsurance Owners’ Association (ECIROA)
  • 2017: Karin Landry
  • 2016: P. Bruce Wright
  • 2015: Ian Kilpatrick
  • 2014: Mike Lusk
  • 2013: Gerald C. Yoshida
  • 2012: Dan Labrie
  • 2011: Michael R. Mead
  • 2010: International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE)
  • 2009: Kathryn A. Westover
  • 2008: Thomas M. Jones
  • 2007: Leonard D. Crouse, CFE
  • 2006: Hugh Rosenbaum

CICA Outstanding Captive Award

CICA 2022 Outstanding Captive Award Biltmore Company's Steve Watson

Awarded for the first time in 2007, The CICA Outstanding Captive Award was created to recognize creative uses of a captive or risk retention group.

Previous Outstanding Captive Award Recipients:

  • 2022: The Biltmore Company®
  • 2020: Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company (OMIC)
  • 2019: American Contractors Insurance Group Ltd. (ACIG)
  • 2018: Energy Insurance Services, Inc. (EIS)
  • 2017: Fiat Lux Risk and Insurance Company
  • 2016: Pleiades Insurance Co., Ltd.
  • 2015: Three Rivers Insurance Company
  • 2014: Snap-on SecureCorp Global Companies
  • 2013: The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility
  • 2012: Agrinational Insurance Company
  • 2011: The National Catholic Risk Retention Group, Inc.
  • 2010: Exchange Indemnity Company, Verizon’s Primary Insurance Captive
  • 2009: Raffles Insurance Ltd.
  • 2008: Housing Authority Insurance Group, a Risk Retention Group
  • 2007: STICO Mutual Insurance Company, a Risk Retention Group

Watch the CICA 2020 Virtual Awards Ceremony

CICA honored tax legal expert Chaz Lavelle with its 2020 Distinguished Service Award, and Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company (OMIC) with its 2020 Outstanding Captive Award at a virtual ceremony on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020.

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