Alera Group in Illinois Promotes Corrigan, Caracciolo and Cox

Deerfield, Ill.-based Alera Group has promoted several employees within the company’s executive leadership team: Brian Caracciolo will assume the role of chief financial officer; and Carolyn L. Cox will assume the role of general counsel; William Corrigan, the agency’s former chief financial officer, has been promoted to chief operating officer.

Since 2017, Caracciolo has served as Alera Group’s corporate controller, overseeing all aspects of the company’s accounting and finance function. Prior to joining Alera Group, Caracciolo was director of finance at Baxter and chief accounting officer at HUB International and was formerly a senior manager at PwC where his clients included a variety of public and private companies in the insurance industry.

Cox has been deputy general counsel at Alera Group since 2018. Cox has had a role in several of the company’s strategic initiatives, including its M&A activities, and also manages the day-to-day legal needs of the enterprise. Prior to joining Alera Group, Cox was assistant general counsel, M&A at DaVita Inc. and has also worked as corporate counsel at Marsh & McLennan Cos.

Corrigan has served as Alera Group’s chief financial officer since Alera Group’s formation in 2017. Corrigan was involved in leading Alera Group’s organic and acquisitive growth. In his new role, Corrigan will be concentrating on the development of organizational infrastructures to support Alera Group’s local market presence. Prior to joining Alera Group, Corrigan was chief financial officer for the international division at Marsh.

Alera Group is an independent insurance agency that offers solutions in employee benefits, property/casualty, retirement services and wealth management.