Dennis Silvia is the President of Cedar Consulting LLC, a captive insurance consulting firm. His more than 25 years of experience in traditional and alternative insurance mechanisms include marketing and agency management; underwriting and alternative risk program structures; and strategic captive feasibility analysis. Dennis holds an AAI designation from the Insurance Institute of America and a CPCU designation from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters. He has an MA degree in Management from Regent University completing his thesis project on Alternative Risk Insurance Programs. Dennis is on the teaching faculty of the International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE). His consulting practice focuses on the integration of alternative risk program structures to assist companies in reaching enterprise-wide risk management and risk financing goals.