About

Leadership

William Egan

William Egan

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Bruce Creek

Bruce Cheek

Chief Operating Officer

Keith Dall

Keith Dall

Chief Actuary

Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart

Chief Marketing Officer

Gregory Lang

Gregory Lang

Chief Financial Officer

William Egan

William Egan

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Egan is a financial services executive with experience in both the insurance and asset management industries. From 2014 to 2016, he was a Managing Director at Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. responsible for developing Oaktree’s investment activities in the insurance and reinsurance industries.

From 2009 to 2014, Mr. Egan was Head of the Global Financial Institutions Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch with responsibility for directing the bank’s global investment banking business for financial institutions, including depository institutions, insurance companies, asset managers, finance companies and financial technology companies.

From 2006 to 2008, he served as Head of the Financial Institutions Group, Americas of Merrill Lynch. Mr. Egan joined Merrill Lynch as Head of Insurance in 1999. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, he was a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group of Credit Suisse First Boston. Prior to joining Credit Suisse in 1994, Mr. Egan was a partner in the law firm of LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene and MacRae. Mr. Egan holds Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Virginia.

Bruce Creek

Bruce Cheek

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Cheek was most recently Executive Vice President and COO of a leading fixed annuity carrier, American Equity Investment Life Insurance Co. In his nearly 15 years there, he was responsible for operating departments including information systems, project management office, new business (including Suitability Committee), annuity service, claims, commission accounting, information security and administrative services. He also served on the senior management team exposing him to significant decisions regarding compliance, legal and state insurance matters including suitability reviews. Prior to American Equity, Mr. Cheek was a Vice President at another fixed annuity company, American Life and Casualty Insurance Company. Mr. Cheek served in several roles there including information technology, agent licensing, investment administration and model office. Mr. Cheek served as a founding board member of the Global Insurance Accelerator located in Des Moines, IA. Mr. Cheek attended American Institute of Business, earning an AA degree in Accounting and Computer Programming. Mr. Cheek also holds a Series 99 FINRA license as an Operations Professional.

Keith Dall

Keith Dall

Chief Actuary

Mr. Dall has over 30 years of experience in the life insurance industry. He most recently was an EVP and Chief Actuary of Delaware Life where he managed 30 employees. He oversaw the actuarial analysis of almost $40 billion of fixed annuity, variable annuity, and variable life reserves. During his time at Delaware Life he oversaw the pricing and design of fixed annuities, which increased over several years to over $2 billion of annual sales. Prior to this, Mr. Dall worked as an actuarial consultant for 16 years at Milliman, Inc. He became an Equity Principal and managed the Indianapolis financial service consulting office. During this time, he worked with many insurance carriers on acquiring companies, pricing products, setting reserves, reporting financials, managing risk, and analyzing asset and liability matching. Mr. Dall started his career at Lincoln Financial Group, performing a variety of tasks in several insurance product lines. He eventually became the Chief Actuary of one of their subsidiaries. Mr. Dall became a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in 1992. He has been a frequent speaker at insurance industry meetings, has written many articles for insurance trade publications, and was the Chair of the SOA Marketing and Distribution Section Council. He graduated from the University of Southern Indiana with a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics.

Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart

Chief Marketing Officer

Mr. Hart brings over 30 years of financial services experience to Oceanview®️. He has sales and management experience in the annuity, mutual fund, structured products and non-trade REIT space and has been involved in leading an independent broker-dealer network. Mr. Hart brings with him an extensive background of sales management that began in the late 1980s when he helped launch American Scandia Variable Annuities. Later he led variable annuity sales and distribution at SunAmerica. Upon SunAmerica’s acquisition by AIG, Mr. Hart served as CEO/President of AIG Financial Network, where he oversaw the operations of six independent broker-dealers. Later, he served as President of Sun Life of Canada’s U.S. distribution of annuity products. He led the variable annuity and fixed indexed annuity initiatives at Security Benefit Life as well as the fixed annuity and structured products initiative at InCapital, and most recently built and led the capital markets division of Lightstone Real Estate. Mr. Hart graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University and holds FINRA Series 7, 24, and 63 registrations.

Gregory Lang

Gregory Lang

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Lang has spent over 25 years focusing on the insurance industry. Prior to joining Oceanview®️, he worked at investment firms Citadel LLC, BlueCrest Capital Management and Suffolk Capital Management. During this time, he invested in a variety of insurance and non-insurance financial companies, with an emphasis on U.S.-listed insurance stocks. For a portion of his time at Suffolk, he also served as a member of the Board of Directors of an affiliated life insurance company, National Security Life and Annuity Company.

From 1999-2004, he was a member of the Investment Banking Department at Merrill Lynch & Co. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, from 1993-1999, he was a member of the Investment Banking Department at Credit Suisse. At both Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse, he focused exclusively on providing merger advisory, capital raising, demutualization and related services for the firm’s life insurance, property/casualty insurance and other insurance clients. He holds the CFA© designation and graduated cum laude from Columbia University with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.