Mr. Caldwell has served as Ballator CEO since the company’s inception in March 2007, and is responsible for the design, planning and execution of the business plan for Ballator Group, its subsidiaries and affiliated companies. Prior to starting and acquiring the Ballator companies in 2007, Mr. Caldwell served in various senior management positions with a national, publicly-traded broker. Most recently he served as the President of the broker’s most profitable division specializing in special programs and alternative insurance products. Prior to his service to the publicly-traded broker, Mr. Caldwell developed and operated a private group of insurance companies that specialized in municipal, not-for-profit organizations and truckers in the Southeast United States. Those companies were sold to a national broker and became the basis for a nationwide specialty group. Shane is a 1989 graduate of the Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Risk Management – Insurance.