Joe Zuk is an Operating Partner for ACP, bringing a dedicated focus to corporate and business development across existing ACP portfolio companies within the Property & Casualty insurance vertical. Most recently, Joe served as Managing Director of Corporate Development & Strategy for Orchid Underwriters, a private equity-backed catastrophic personal and commercial lines property managing general underwriter. During his tenure he successfully executed upon the stated strategy for the firm including formation and launch of a proprietary segregated cell captive reinsurance facility, sourcing additional carrier partners, development of operational strategy, recruitment of human capital, and sourcing of M&A opportunities.
Prior to Orchid, Joe served as Board Manager at Atlas General Holdings. At Atlas, he led the organic development and growth of Atlas’s commercial property & casualty divisions as well as directing its corporate development initiatives. Prior to Atlas, Joe was an accomplished reinsurance broker and underwriter with over a decade of experience in treaty and facultative property and casualty reinsurance. During that time, he developed an extensive network of relationships across the industry landscape in both domestic and international markets.
Joe is a graduate of New York University, earning a Bachelor of Arts with concentrations in finance, history and cinema. Joe enjoys dedicating his time to mentoring and encouraging young professionals to enter and advance within the broader insurance industry.