Cobbs Allen and CAC Specialty Announce Chris Trotter as Chief Financial Officer

Feb 4, 2020 | News, People

Cobbs Allen and CAC Specialty are pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Trotter as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee for both firms.

In his new role, Trotter will oversee the financial operations of both Cobbs Allen and CAC Specialty, lead the Capital Markets efforts of both companies, liaise with financial partner Fortress Investment Group, and help strengthen Private Equity Sponsor relationships.

“We are delighted to add Chris to the team,” said Bruce Denson Jr., president of Cobbs Allen and CAC Specialty. “The capital market experience that he brings to this role will help expand our firms’ expertise and leverage growth opportunities.”

Trotter comes most recently from Arlington Family Offices, where, as a Partner and Chief Investment Officer, he led all investment activities, both public and private. Along with his nearly 20 years in the investment business, Trotter worked in the Corporate Finance division of Deutsche Bank where he helped syndicate and structure debt offerings across a variety of industries.

“CAC Specialty was founded on the concept of merging together the insurance and capital markets,” said Mike Rice, CEO of CAC Specialty. “Chris’ background and expertise makes him the perfect fit for our innovative model.”

Career Opportunities

Starting a career at Cobbs Allen means always being out front for our clients, our associates, and our communities. We strive for innovation, excellence, integrity, service, and respect, and we are looking for associates who share these values.

Interested in joining a fast-paced, growing team that recognizes and values your contributions? Email your resume to so that we can match your experience and skill-set with our business needs.

Employee Benefits Compliance Consultant: The Employee Benefits Compliance Consultant will provide expertise and direction to the organization, clients and business partners, in the area of Employee Benefits information and compliance.

Executive Assistant: Responsible for handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks. Individual must be well organized and flexible.

Director of Employee Benefits – Service & Strategy: Provide leadership and oversight to the Employee Benefits department in the areas of organizational strategy and client service.


Cobbs Allen is a national independent agency focused on risk management in niche practice groups. We deliver commercial insurance, employee benefits, personal insurance, and alternative risk financing services to our clients. Headquartered in Birmingham, AL, the firm is ranked in the top 100 of privately held brokerage firms and the top 100 of all U.S. brokerage firms.



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