Leadership

Mike Davis, Founder & Managing Partner

Mike began his career with Zurich Insurance Group, one of the largest global insurers, where he was an underwriter in their middle-market division. Controlling a territory of over $10 million in premiums, his portfolio was composed by a multitude of industries including; hospitality, manufacturing, real estate, and private schools and colleges. Prior to joining Rhodes Risk Advisors, Mike was with Franklin Street, a commercial real estate firm, where he served as director of insurance and was one of the founding partners of their Atlanta office. At Franklin Street, he specialized in multifamily properties, focusing on insuring commercial real estate portfolios as well as oversight in growing Franklin Street’s insurance offering.

Since founding Rhodes Risk Advisors, Mike has further developed his expertise not only within the Multifamily & Real Estate practice, but has also grown Rhodes’ industry verticals while overseeing day to day operations of the firm. Under his guidance Rhodes has successfully placed over $8,000,000,000 of Real Estate TIV spanning all product types and asset classes from institutional to portfolios to individual private properties. As a result of this success Rhodes Risk Advisors was recently named to the University of Georgia’s Bulldog 100, highlighting the 100 fastest growing companies with UGA leadership.

Mike received his BBA in Risk Management and Insurance with an emphasis in Real Estate from the University of Georgia. He has served on the Terry College of Business Young Alumni Board and has served as Chairman of the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia’s Young Agents Committee. He is heavily involved in the Atlanta Real Estate industry as a member of the National Multifamily Housing Council. Mike is also active in his church Peachtree Road United Methodist, Leadership Ministries Friday Morning Men’s Fellowship, the Big Pink Cook-Off, and serves as a founding member of The Trinity Combine benefiting Trinity Community Ministries. Mike currently lives in Atlanta with his wife and two children. 

Kenny Goepp, Partner

Kenny began his career working in New York City for Marsh and McLennan, one of the largest insurance brokers in the world. He started as a broker in Marsh’s Aviation practice, negotiating complex aviation insurance transactions with global insurers on behalf of some of Marsh’s largest clients as well as their middle market general aviation clients. He was then selected as one of twenty colleagues nationally to join Marsh’s National Brokerage Sales program. Prior to joining Rhodes, Kenny worked as a producer in Marsh New York office’s middle market group for both Marsh’s risk advisory and insurance brokerage services and Mercer’s health & benefits offerings. Through his diverse experience he has developed a specialized focus in a multitude of industries including: Real Estate, Construction, Hospitality, Technology, Retail/Wholesale, Manufacturing, Sports and Entertainment, Private Equity and Professional Services.

 

Kenny received his BBA in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Georgia. While in New York he served on the Terry College of Business Young Alumni Board as the Director of the New York City Regional Network, and was involved with the Inner-City Scholarship Fund Junior Board as Co-Chair of Athletics. In Atlanta he is active with Atlanta Insurance Ministries, Trinity Community Ministries, and Radical Mentoring. He and his wife reside in Atlanta with their three daughters.

Nathan Deeter, Principal, Business Development

Nathan brings over 15 years of varied insurance and financial services expertise to Rhodes. He has held various production positions in the life and health insurance industry, financial advisory firms, and commercial real estate brokerage. Through this experience he has gained a thorough understanding of how to apply risk management practices across a variety of industries, and tailor their programs to align with individual business portfolio needs.

At Rhodes Nathan provides oversight of strategic partnerships and business development. Through these partnerships Nathan is able to uniquely identify the risk management needs within portfolio companies, and integrate the various elements of Rhodes industry expertise to best suit their operations.

Nathan holds a BBA from Kennesaw State University, and is a former college track athlete. Nathan resides in Atlanta, is a member of the Vinings Historical Society, and attends Christ Covenant Church in Buckhead.

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