Our Team

Alicia Colodner

Alicia Colodner

Position: Head of HR and Compliance
Phone: +1 646-673-0124
Email: acolodner@valeip.com
Categories: Leadership
Location: New York

Alicia has 15+ years experience as a senior-level HR manager, She is responsible for overseeing the operational accuracy of all processes and policies while cultivating strong workplace culture. Her work directly supports the strategic vision of C-level executives by aligning all business operations around established goals and objectives.

Alicia graduated from FIT with a B.S. in International Trade & Business.

Alicia Colodner
Head of HR and Compliance

Alicia Colodner

Alicia has 15+ years experience as a senior-level HR manager,...

Brian Conroy

Brian Conroy

Position: Chief Financial Officer
Phone: +1 917-414-1205
Email: bconroy@valeip.com
Categories: Finance & Operations, Leadership
Location: New York

Brian Conroy manages the VALE finance function and partners with other members of the leadership team to advance business growth and strategic objectives. Prior to joining VALE, he was the Corporate Controller and Head of FP&A for Constellation Affiliated Partners, a multi-line MGA focusing on construction, transportation, real estate, cyber, and various specialty coverages. Previously, Brian worked for many years at Thomson Reuters in several finance roles of increasing seniority supporting their financial services business unit. He began his career at PwC and also worked at Deutsche Bank and Integro Insurance Brokers.

Brian graduated from Georgetown University with his B.S. in finance and accounting and from New York University with his M.S. in real estate.

Brian Conroy
Chief Financial Officer

Brian Conroy

Brian Conroy manages the VALE finance function and partners with...

Michael Corelli

Michael Corelli

Position: Vice President, R&W
Phone: +1 315-525-5379
Email: mcorelli@valeip.com
Categories: Representation & Warranty Insurance
Location: New York

Prior to joining VALE, Mike practiced law, focusing on mergers & acquisitions, private equity, venture capital and general corporate law. Mike represented private equity funds in all aspects of leveraged buyout transactions, including portfolio company acquisitions and dispositions, equity and seller financing, management employment and equity compensation arrangements, recapitalizations and portfolio company add-on acquisitions. Mike’s experience also includes drafting, reviewing and advising clients regarding shareholders’ agreements, merger agreements, asset or stock purchase agreements among other transaction documents.

Mike graduated with a BA (Psychology) from Utica College and an MA (Psychology – with a focus on Industrial & Organizational Psychology) from the University of West Florida. He also received a JD (Cum Laude) from Syracuse University College of Law.

Michael Corelli
Vice President, R&W

Michael Corelli

Prior to joining VALE, Mike practiced law, focusing on mergers...

Kevin Costello

Kevin Costello

Position: Director, W&I
Phone: +44 (0)7547 684081
Email: kcostello@valeip.com
Categories: Warranty & Indemnity Insurance
Location: London

Kevin Costello is a Director, W&I. Kevin joined the W&I market in 2017 after a successful career within Civil Service and law and led Ambridge’s European Transactional Risks business based in Frankfurt, Germany. Kevin holds a degree in French and German from the University of Oxford and practised law as a barrister with Travers Smith, before moving into the insurance industry.

Kevin Costello
Director, W&I

Kevin Costello

Kevin Costello is a Director, W&I. Kevin joined the W&I...