Dennis Silvia

ICCIE core courses: An Introduction to Alternative Risk Financing Mechanisms, Understanding Risk and Risk Retention Mechanisms

Dennis Silvia has been the president of Cedar Consulting LLC, in Chagrin Falls, OH since 2005.  Prior to that, he spent five years as Director of Group Captive Programs for CNA Insurance Co. in Chicago.

In the decade preceding, Dennis served as Vice President, Captive Products for National Interstate Insurance Company in Richfield, OH.  He has also had additional insurance industry experience as a broker marketing manager.

Dennis has also taught insurance courses at the college level in Ohio.

  • MA, Management with an emphasis in Insurance, Regent University
  • BS, Business Administration, Lake Superior State University

Professional Designations:

  • CPCU
  • AAI


An Introduction to Alternative Risk Financing Mechanisms