John "Jay" Nichols joined our Board of Directors in November 2017. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of AXIS Re, a position he held from 2012-2017. Before joining AXIS, Mr. Nichols was the President of RenaissanceRe Ventures, Ltd., where he was responsible for business development and management of RenaissanceRe's Joint Ventures and Venture Capital business. He joined RenaissanceRe in 1995 and was President from 2001-2010. In addition, Mr. Nichols has held various positions at Hartford Steam Boiler, Monarch Capital and accounting firm Matson, Driscoll and D'Amico. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Delaware North Companies and Baldwin & Lyons, Inc.