Richard McCathron

Head of Insurance, Hippo Insurance

Rick brings 25 years of P&C experience to his role as Hippo’s Head of Insurance. Rick is a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter and a Certified Insurance Counselor and has held senior executive positions at well-respected insurance companies including First Connect Insurance as its President & CEO, Superior Access Insurance as its President & CEO and Mercury Insurance Group (NYSE-MCY) as its Regional Vice President.  At Mercury, Rick had full P&L responsibility overseeing underwriting, claims, product, pricing and distribution for half of Mercury’s operations geographically.  At First Connect, Rick shifted the paradigm and brought to market a entirely new way of thinking about car insurance.  Rick has a passion to modernize the insurance industry from underwriting, distribution, product design, to customer service and consumer expectations.  Rick found the perfect fit at Hippo Insurance.