Marshall Abbott: Joined ILS in 2009 where he focuses on the investment advisor, portfolio management and overall corporate strategy. Marshall’s expertise targets the intersection between inefficient niche markets and more institutional capital markets. Prior to ILS, he co-founded and was first CEO of Connect-Ed, a K-12 school outreach communications platform acquired by Blackboard Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBB) in 2007. He also identified and structured among the first large-scale global investment bank FDI’s in India, a Four Seasons Hotel and mixed use project currently operating in Bangalore. Marshall holds a B.A. degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD/MBA from Columbia University.
Joel Prather: Joined ILS in 2008 to oversee all regulatory, compliance and corporate legal matters. Joel’s expertise is consolidating legal operations and business support functions to deliver results in short time frames. Prior to ILS, he worked in both the public and private sectors of the insurance industry, including the last 15 years working directly in the secondary life market as Of Counsel in the nationally recognized Insurance Capital Markets Group of Locke Lord and as General Counsel of Maple Life Financial, a leading life settlement provider. Joel was also a former senior attorney with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation. Joel holds B.S. degrees from Florida State University and a JD from the Cumberland School of Law.
Matthew Malkus: Joined ILS in 2010 to further develop ILS internal analytics including valuation models and an informed view of asset-specific risks such as longevity and cost of insurance. Matt works closely with experts in the fields of advanced age actuarial science and life insurance. He also supervised the development of ILS policy servicing and portfolio management systems. Prior to ILS, Matt provided statistical quality control support for Babcock & Wilcox (NYSE: BWXT), a leading national defense contractor. Matt is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA). Matt holds a B.S. degree in Statistics from Virginia Tech and a M.A. degree in Economics from New York University.
Corrine Bennett: Joined ILS in 2014 to manage agent, advisor, and life settlement broker origination relationships. Corrine is also responsible for policy origination, preliminary pricing, trade execution, new business development opportunities, and day-to-day relationship management with investor clients. Corrine has more than 8 years of life settlement market experience. Prior to ILS, she served in multiple roles at ViaSource Funding Group, a life settlement provider, including case manager, preliminary pricing analyst, and marketing representative. Corrine holds a B.S. degree from Rutgers University.
Prachi Nagada: Joined ILS in 2017 to improve operational performance through the implementation of efficient workflow solutions with a focus on the policy closing process. Prior to ILS, Prachi was a licensed Assistant Manager at TD Bank, N.A. where she contributed to business development, operational management and investment planning solutions in partnership with investment advisors and relationship managers. Prachi holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a core concentration in International Business & Economics and Management along with a minor in Computer Science from the University of New Hampshire.