Michael P. Kilkenny

Michael P. Kilkenny

J.D., CFE and MCM Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director mkilkenny@ingardus.com

Michael has over 25 years of unique experience having been both a former regulator and insurance company senior executive in a variety of positions. He understands how decisions made within an insurance company on one aspect of the business affect the whole - both short and long term.

Past positions held include, among others:

  • Administrative Law Judge
  • Board Member
  • Corporate Secretary
  • General Counsel
  • Insurance Department Staff Counsel
  • Interim Chief Executive Officer
  • Senior Vice President, Government Relations
  • Special Deputy Rehabilitator/Liquidator

His regulatory positions were with the State of Indiana and his private industry experience was with multi-billion dollar companies. Michael focuses on the business as a whole, reducing risks on the front end. He calmly and proactively resolves highly charged situations and complex issues.

Areas of specific experience include:

  • Board Governance
  • Business Development
  • Contract Review and Negotiations
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation Avoidance
  • Litigation Management
  • Marketing and Sales Compliance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Product Development
  • Regulatory Compliance

He received his bachelor's and law degree from Indiana University. He is a member of the Indiana and American Bar Associations and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He holds the Certified Fraud Examiner certification. He also holds the MCM designation for market conduct examiners through the Insurance Regulatory Examiners Society. He is a licensed life & health and property & casualty agent. He has been recognized in the Indianapolis Business Journal's "Who's Who in Insurance" supplement. Michael is also a recipient of the Sagamore of the Wabash Award from former Governor Evan Bayh for distinguished service to the State of Indiana.