Sandy Calvert, MBA
Senior Vice President

At Moore-McNeil she has led insurance consulting non-recourse projects in solar, wind, large hydro, hydrogen, mines, natural gas pipelines, compression gas facilities, pipelines, biomass, water treatment, salt cavern storage, combustion gas plants, hotels, and large real estate. In her past experience, Sandy’s insurance work has included a variety of traditional building projects such as distributions centers, big box retail, hospitals, medical facilities, hotels and stadiums.
Sandy holds an undergraduate degree in Business from the University of Montana and a MBA in Finance from St Thomas University in Minneapolis, MN. Sandy is one of two SVPs that runs the day-to-day operations at Moore-McNeil.

Haney H. Swidan, BA (Risk Management)
Senior Vice President

Haney has taken a lead role advising lenders and tax equity investors on structured finance transactions involving, real estate, conventional power (gas and coal), renewable energy (e.g. wind (including offshore wind.), PV solar, hydroelectric, geothermal, biomass and biofuel) and energy (e.g. LNG and methanol) transactions in the U.S. and Canada. He has spent nearly all of his 20+ year career as an insurance advisor within the Project Finance sector and has an in-depth understanding of insurance matters that are associated with structured finance transactions including traditional non-recourse financings, back leverage financings, bond issuances, tax equity financings (partnership flip and inverted lease structures) and sale-leasebacks as well as cash equity transactions.

Haney holds an undergraduate degree in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Georgia and is one of two SVPs which runs the day-to-day operations at Moore-McNeil.

Christin Loera, MSIS, ARM
Vice President

An accredited Associate in Risk Management, Christin Loera brings hands on insurance underwriting experience to the team. She has more than 15 years’ experience including property and casualty underwriting, research analysis, job and task analysis, report writing, project management and systems directional consultation. Other ‘hands’ on experience includes performing as a senior analyst for a consulting firm specializing in developing functional engineering training manuals for industries such as power, nuclear, chemical and heavy industry.
At Moore-McNeil since April of 2005, Christin has worked as a consultant providing due diligence services on more than 400 transactions that include Biofuels, Oil and Gas, Energy and Power Generation (from Wind to Cogeneration).

Jim Malloy, ARM, BSc Accounting
1st Vice President

Jim has been with Moore-McNeil since 2011 and has over 33 years of hands on experience in corporate risk management from a variety of domestic and international operations in the energy, manufacturing, and construction industries.
Since joining Moore-McNeil, Jim has led insurance consulting reviews for non-recourse projects in solar, wind, hydroelectric dams, combustion gas plants, universities, toll roads, hospitals, biomass, and large real estate.

Jim holds an undergraduate degree in Accounting from Bradley University as well as an Associate in Risk Management (ARM) professional insurance designation.

Andrew Posewitz, MBA
Vice President

Andrew joined Moore-McNeil in 2017 following an 18-month term as the Deputy Insurance Commissioner for the State of Montana. Prior to that, he enjoyed a 15 year career in risk and executive leadership for Todd Pacific Shipyards and Vigor Industrial. Responsible for the placement and management of policies and operations across 7 operations in 3 states. In addition to his risk management duties, Andrew served on a number of acquisition, due diligence and integration teams during a period of rapid expansion, leading all loss control efforts across the organization. Prior to that he worked for a specialty insurance carrier specializing in high risk exposures. In addition, he has also served as Human Resources Director. Andrew earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Whitman College and his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington.

While at Moore-McNeil, Andrew has worked on a variety of power projects including utility scale solar, wind and storage projects as well as residential and commercial/industrial solar portfolios. In addition to traditional power generation and storage projects, Andrew has consulted on pipelines, biomass plants and even a fish farm.

Paul Nielsen, ARM, BA English
Associate Consultant

Paul brings over 42 years of experience in commercial risk management, including 9 years on the risk management staff of a multinational conglomerate and 17 years servicing property and casualty accounts spanning various industry sectors while a broker with Willis, Arthur J. Gallagher and Beecher Carlson. He previously worked with the founding team members in their earlier iteration at Marsh as part of the lenders consulting team and as an account manager on power accounts. . He has been with Moore-McNeil for over 17 years, providing due diligence on hundreds of transactions ranging from power generation to real estate and infrastructure. His areas of expertise include policy review, compliance review and contract analysis.

In addition to his Associate in Risk Management designation, Paul holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from California State University, Northridge.

James E. “Jim” Corcoran, ARM
Senior Consultant

Jim brings extensive technology, industrial process, underwriting, international risk and project finance insurance advisory experience to our firm. At Moore-McNeil he leads consulting projects on construction and operation for power generation, chemical process, liquified natural gas, on and offshore energy, mining and engineering throughout North America, the Asia-Pacific area, most of South and Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe. Jim’s particular areas of insurance specialization include property, machinery breakdown, marine, construction, wrap-up liability and captive insurance.
Jim holds an undergraduate degree in Industrial Management and an MBA. He also has the professional insurance designation, Associate in Risk Management (ARM). Jim resides in Boone, North Carolina and has his own energy risk management consulting firm.

Raymond Mandala
Vice President

Ray, who joined Moore-McNeil in early 2020, brings more than 20 years of experience in commercial insurance. He began his career with Marsh in Australia, followed by four years in Singapore and five years in New York with the company.
Ray’s experience includes placing and servicing of large domestic and international property, stand-alone terrorism, builder’s risk, and marine insurance programs for power, energy, real estate, and construction projects.
In addition to the U.S., Ray has handled infrastructure projects of all types around the world, including:
- Asia-Pacific: Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand.
- Middle East and South Asia: Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, U.A.E., and India
- Europe: U.K.

Angella Thompson

Angella joined Moore-McNeil in 2021, bringing over two decades of insurance related experience, including corporate risk management, safety, human resources, and workers’ compensation. She most recently joins us from the commercial broker side where she worked as a senior consultant, partnering with clients across a number of industries to build and manage sustainable and scalable risk management programs with a focus on property, liability, complex claims and compliance. Angella holds the Associate in Risk Management and Enterprise Risk Management designations from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters.

Angella has worked on a number of challenging renewable projects and currently focuses on wind, solar (including residential solar portfolios), and BESS.

David Huffman, CPCU

Prior to joining Moore-McNeil in March of 2022, David worked as an insurance broker where he was responsible for overall account management, performing coverage analysis, conducting contract review, and negotiating placements with carriers. David’s experience includes working across multiple sectors including oil and gas (upstream and midstream), conventional power, BESS, distributed generation, biofuels, and solar.

David holds an MBA from Texas Tech University and has earned the CPCU, ARM, and ERIS designations.

Deanna Magro
Senior Consultant

Deanna joined Moore-McNeil in 2021, bringing more than 20 years of experience in commercial risk management and insurance with a focus on infrastructure construction in the US and Canada including water & wastewater, oil & gas, telecommunications, power, and renewables. She’s placed and managed corporate and project-specific insurance programs in France, Spain, South Africa, Mozambique, Australia, Japan, India, Qatar, and the Caribbean.

During her career she has managed risk-specific due diligence for more than 150 mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and has been the acting risk manager for several multi-billion-dollar PPP and EPC projects. Her duties included placing and managing complex Builders All Risk, Professional Liability, Property/Casualty, Contractor-Controlled Wrap-Up and Pollution programs, coverage comparisons and contractual review and analysis.

While at Moore-McNeil Deanna has managed numerous challenging renewable energy projects including solar, wind, BESS and transmission.

Franki LaRocca, CPCU AMIM CIC
Senior Consultant

Franki joined Moore-McNeil in 2022 with more than twenty (20) years of experience in commercial insurance and risk management. Prior to joining Moore-McNeil, Franki was an integral part of the risk management team at Entergy. As the senior lead, her focus was concentrated at the corporate level overseeing all primary and excess casualty insurance programs throughout the entire organization which spanned nine (9) states. She was also responsible for insuring and maintaining various construction projects such as renewables and gas combustion turbine plants.

Prior to her role at Entergy, Franki was responsible for risk placement and risk management services for large national brokers such as McGriff and Marsh. Her clients included national and international companies in which she placed and managed insurance programs worldwide. She has also held various underwriting management positions including branch marine manager at CNA.

Franki is a graduate of the University of New Orleans and holds the CPCU, AMIM, and CIC designations.

Jennifer Witham, ERIS

Jen is a longtime Alaskan and a recent addition to the Moore-McNeil team. She brings over 20 years of insurance experience to include due diligence review of clients’ assets and policies for gaps in coverage, contract analysis, relationship building with carrier and broker partners, and the placing and servicing of accounts spanning the real estate, energy, construction, life sciences and non-profit sectors. In addition to insurance experience, Jen has hands on experience with diesel power generation in the field, having worked as part of the company Alaska Motive Power servicing 100-500 kWe generators and providing administrative and logistical support. She completed an Alaska Works Partnership/Women in the Trades course on Ironwork & Welding, as well as acquired her OSHA 10 certification.

In her quest to be more knowledgeable in the energy space, Jen has earned the ERIS- Energy Risk and Insurance Specialist designation, is currently working on obtaining her CRIS – Construction Risk and Specialist designation, is part of the Alaska Hydrogen Working Group and regularly attends conferences for Alaska Renewable/Sustainable Energy projects.

Julie Stewart
MBA Senior Consultant

Julie has worked in various sectors of the power and infrastructure industry over the last twenty-five plus years, including more recently providing credit and underwriting services to the Department of Energy’s LPO office for their Title XVII loan program. Prior to her joining the credit team at the DOE in 2010, Ms. Stewart was a SVP with Moore-McNeil in the area of risk advisory and due diligence services working in a variety of industries including the power sector (renewables, fossil fuel fired facilities, etc.), infrastructure financings including toll roads (PPP) and other industrial projects.

Julie’s work history prior to Moore-McNeil included managing acquisitions (power and distribution companies) including the due diligence and pricing efforts, power project development and new strategic businesses development in South America, Central Europe and the US for First Energy (formerly GPU) and TXU (formerly Enserch Development). In addition, she developed a solid financial background through her years at GE Capital focusing on non-recourse finance transactions. Julie’s areas of expertise include due diligence, contract risk analysis and re-structuring of troubled assets. She also has been involved in the risk management aspects for a number of projects and workout transactions.

Julie holds an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of California at Davis and a MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.