Julie-Linda Laforce, FCIA, FCAS, MAAA

CEO, Principal of Property & Casualty Actuarial Services

Julie-Linda LaforceJulie-Linda is Axxima’s CEO and she also leads the Property & Casualty Actuarial Services practice. Her principal areas of expertise are strategic consulting as well as the responsibility of appointed actuary for a number of reciprocal and self insured entities.

Julie-Linda has more than 20 years of combined experience in the actuarial valuation of liabilities, work of the appointed actuary, reinsurance pricing and negotiations, surplus policy, modeling and adequacy of capital studies (“DCAT”) and ratemaking.

Julie-Linda has a bachelor degree in actuarial sciences from Laval University and is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries. She is also a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

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Office: Montreal
Phone: 450.646.2500 ext. 200

Patrick Mahoney, LLB

Chairman, Principal of Risk & Insurance Management Services (RIMS)

Patrick Mahoney Profile PicturePatrick is Axxima’s Chairman and leads the Risk & Insurance Management Services practice (RIMS). Patrick has more than 20 years of experience providing consulting advice to clients on a broad range of insurance and risk management matters. Patrick provides management services to reciprocal insurance exchanges and other insurance operations and assists in the design and implementation of alternative risk financing strategies.

Patrick was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1989. He has a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University and an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Canadian Bar Association.

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Office: Toronto
Phone: 416.408.5293

Elena Cealaia, CPA, CGA

CFO, Principal of Risk & Insurance Management Services (RIMS)

Elena Cealaia Profile PictureElena Cealaia is Axxima’s CFO and she is a consultant of the Risk insurance management services practice (RIMS). She is responsible for the financial accounting and regulatory functions for a number of reciprocal insurance exchanges and insurance programs. She also provides ongoing insurance accounting consulting and outsourced services to a variety of clients.

Elena has 15 years of finance and accounting experience, including 10 years of insurance accounting experience in the property and casualty area. She has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a CPA, CGA designation.

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Office: Toronto
Phone: 416.408.5343

Norma J. Ibbetson

COO, Principal of Risk & Insurance Management Services (RIMS)

Norma J. IbbetsonNorma is Axxima’s COO and she is a consultant of the Risk insurance management services practice (RIMS). Norma is responsible for providing management services to a number of insurers and group insurance plans. Her responsibilities include the co-ordination of all aspects of the management and administrative functions, including maintenance of claims and statistical records, policy and certificate issuance, premium billing and collection, and retention/direction of appropriate support staff.

Norma has over 20 years of insurance management experience.

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Office: Toronto
Phone: 416.408.5294

Ryan Durrell, B.Sc.(Hons)

CIO, Principal Broker, Principal of Risk & Insurance Management Services (RIMS)

Ryan Durrell Profile PictureRyan is Axxima’s CIO and a consultant of the Risk and Insurance Management Services practice (RIMS). Ryan has over 15 years of actuarial, general insurance and risk management experience and operates in each of the actuarial, broking, underwriting, and management areas.

Ryan is responsible for delivering strategic consulting and management services to Axxima’s clients. In addition to ongoing insurance management functions, including insurance/reinsurance placements and claims analytics, he has been involved in captive feasibility studies, reciprocal insurance exchange formation, and other risk management assignments.

Ryan has an Honours Bachelor of Science degree from Trent University and is a registered Insurance Broker in all Provinces except Quebec.

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Office: Toronto
Phone: 416.408.5325