Leadership

Mike Christian, Chief Executive Officer
Mike Christian is CEO and founder of Risk Strategies, having started the company in 1997. With over 30 years’ experience in the industry, Mike provides overall leadership for the firm and in addition manages many of Risk Strategies' largest client relationships. Prior to founding Risk Strategies, Mike served in senior positions at Alexander & Alexander and Jardine Insurance Brokers. A native of California, he attended the University of California at Santa Barbara and holds CPCU, CLU and ARM designations.

John Vaglica, Chief Financial Officer
John Vaglica is the CFO of Risk Strategies, and has served in that role at Risk Strategies since 2005. John is responsible for the accounting, finance, treasury and M&A activities of the firm. Prior to joining Risk Strategies, John held finance-related roles at Endius, Inc., Benchmark Assisted Living, and Haemonetics Corporation. John holds a BS from Bentley University and MBA from the McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley University.