Accomplished alternative risk transfer and captive insurance professional with a lengthy resume of designing unique and customized risk financing arrangements for client specific goals and objectives. Special emphasis in the captive insurance industry as principal architect of numerous single parent, group, health insurance, and association captives. Was named the Captive Professional Of The Year at the 2016 US Captive Services Awards ceremony held in Vermont during the VCIA annual conference. As Executive Director of Fiat Lux Risk and Insurance Company, earned the 2017 Outstanding Captive Insurance Company of the Year award at the Captive Insurance Companies Association’s 2017 international conference. Was also recognized by Risk and Insurance magazine as one of their 2017 Risk All Stars as well as sitting on the Board of Directors of the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA). Additionally, in 2020 was ranked 10th in Captive Review magazine’s annual “Power 50” that recognizes the 50 most influential people in the captive insurance industry. In 2021 and again in 2022, Captive Review also recognized Mr. Claflin as one of the 20 most influential captive insurance owners in the captive insurance industry.
Courtney is Head of Insurance for Fluid Truck. His role is the design, development, implementation, and management of wholly owned captive insurance companies to most efficiently finance the organizational risks of Fluid Truck and its various subsidiary operations.
Courtney was the Executive Director of Captive Programs for the University of California, Office of the President. As Executive Director, his role is the development, implementation and management of the captives and all captive activities. This includes strategic planning and management of current captive programs and the formulation and development of new risk financing strategies utilizing captive insurance arrangements.
Previously, he spent 30 years in the insurance brokerage community as a direct writing agent, independent broker and ultimately a captive insurance practitioner. He is the principal architect of numerous single parent, group, health, micro and association captives and was named The 2016 Captive Professional of the Year at the Captive Review 2016 US Captive Services Awards. In addition, one of the captive insurance companies he manages, Fiat Lux Risk and Insurance Company, was named the 2017 Outstanding Captive Insurance Company of the Year by the captive insurance industries national association, CICA. Mr. Claflin is also a member of the faculty for the International Center for Captive Insurance Education which provides the captive insurance industries pre-eminent professional designation.