JOHN R. CAPASSO, CPA, CGMA, PFS is President & Chief Executive Officer of Captive Planning Associates, LLC, a firm he founded, located in Marlton, New Jersey, specializing in risk management and alternative risk solutions. CPA manages a variety of captive structures insuring an assortment of risks including workers’ compensation, professional liability, medical malpractice, commercial auto liability, enterprise risks, and employee benefits.
Mr. Capasso has ownership interests and serves as a director and officer for captives and insurance companies that provide direct insurance to third parties and reinsurance to large commercial carriers for traditional insurance and micro insurance lines of coverage. He is also a Principal of CapCare, a provider of healthcare benefits solutions to businesses and organization seeking alternatives to the traditional health care insurance marketplace.
Mr. Capasso was formerly a Senior Director with Alvarez and Marsal Insurance Advisory Services, LLC in New York where he headed the captive solutions group for the firm. A&M is a large, multi-national consulting firm where Mr. Capasso led business development efforts and oversaw a staff of professionals providing alternative risk management consulting services, captive formation, and captive management services.
Over the course of twenty years, Mr. Capasso has developed a national reputation for his creativity and innovative skills in solving complex risk mitigation programs through the creation of alternative risk financing mechanisms including pure captives, group/association captives, special purpose captives, and risk retention groups for clients in fields such as physician groups, forestry industry, food distribution, apparel industry, assisted living facilities, farming, hedge funds, and private equity firms.
Prior to his career in alternative risk, Mr. Capasso founded Capital Planning Associates, Inc., a NJ-based Registered Investment Advisory and Consulting Firm which primarily focused on management consulting, investment banking and wealth management services for mid-market and small-cap firms seeking to raise capital and/or go public.
Mr. Capasso is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York and holds the Chartered Global Management Accountant and Personal Financial Specialist designations, and is licensed for life and health insurance. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of CPA’s, the Captive Insurance Companies Association, the Self-Insurance Institute of America, where he chairs the Captive committee. John also chairs the legislative committee for the Captive Group of New Jersey and is a member of the North Carolina government affairs committee and the Tennessee legislative committee.