Jay Madhu. Mr. Madhu has served as our Chief Executive Officer and President, and as a director of our Company, since April 2013. Mr. Madhu has also served, since April 2013, as a director and the Chief Executive Officer and President of our reinsurance subsidiary, Oxbridge Reinsurance Limited. Mr. Madhu has also been a director of HCI Group, Inc., a NYSE listed publicly traded holding owning subsidiaries primarily engaged in the property and casualty insurance business, since May 2007. He also served as the President of Greenleaf Capital, the real estate division of HCI Group, Inc., from June 2011 through June 2013 and as Vice President of Investor Relations for HCI Group, Inc. from February 2008 through June 2013. Mr. Madhu also served as Vice President of Marketing for HCI Group, Inc. from 2008 to 2011. In his various positions at HCI Group, Inc., Mr. Madhu’s responsibilities included marketing, investor relations and management and oversight of HCI Group’s real estate division. He has also been a director of HCI Group’s wholly owned subsidiary, Claddaugh Casualty Insurance Company Ltd. Bermuda since July 2010.
From August 2013 to April 2014, Mr. Madhu has served on the board of directors of First Home Bancorp, Inc., a bank holding company in Seminole, Florida. Mr. Madhu also served on the board of directors of Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc., a NASDAQ listed publicly held real estate investment trust, from 2012 to June 2014. As an owner and manager of commercial properties, Mr. Madhu has been President of 5th Avenue Group LC, a real estate management company, since 2002 and was President of Forrest Terrace LC, a real estate management company, from 1999 until 2010. In addition, Mr. Madhu is an investor in banking and health maintenance organizations. He was also President of The Mortgage Corporation Network (correspondent lenders) from 1996 to 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Madhu was Vice President, mortgage division, at First Trust Mortgage & Finance, from 1994 to 1996; Vice President, residential first mortgage division, at Continental Management Associates Limited, Inc., from 1993 to 1994; and President, S&S Development, Inc. from 1991 to 1993.
He attended Northwest Missouri State University, where he studied marketing and management. Mr. Madhu brings considerable business and marketing experience to our Board of Directors.
Wrendon Timothy serves as our Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Timothy has over 12 years of professional experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Timothy served as an Audit Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers Chartered Accountants in the Cayman Islands within the insurance group from 2007 to 2013. From September 2005 through August 2007, Mr. Timothy served as a Senior Accountant at KPMG Chartered Accountants in Trinidad and Tobago.
Mr. Timothy is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration with Specialism in Finance (with Distinction), from Heriott Watt University/Edinburg Business School. Mr. Timothy is also a member of the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants and a Graduate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators. Mr. Timothy brings considerable finance, accounting and management experience to our Company.