Brian Leidell, Managing Director
Brian brings a wealth of knowledge within the insurance industry to serve professional firms and corporations. He transitioned from being a spirited insurance litigator for an international law firm, where his practice involved coverage disputes, professional & executive liability, subrogation, bad-faith, and reinsurance. He further acted as a business developer for the London and Bermuda insurance markets. Brian holds a prominent international academic background that includes a Masters in International Business Law from University of London (UCL), a Juris Doctorate from Michigan State University, a Graduate Certificate in European Law from Tulane Paris Institute-La Sorbornne, a Masters in International Relations from University of New South Wales, and a Bachelors in Political Science from Virginia Tech. He is a licensed attorney in New York, New Jersey and Washington D.C., as well as a designated Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter. Brian’s unique background and expertise enables Fidens to address diverse, complex insurance issues using a global perspective. Furthermore, his familiarity and involvement with global markets has qualified Fidens to serve clients internationally.
"As an insurance litigator, there was a noticeable lack of care in the modern insurance marketplace. This compelled the development of our unique brokerage focused on professionalism, embedded with the promise that the utmost integrity and diligence will be incorporated and firmly upheld."
Alan Kaye, Partner
“I pride myself on relationships and developed an amazing customer service team that ensures client concerns are promptly and efficiently handled. My goal is to be a trusted consultant, resource, friend, partner and an extension of our client's business, providing all of our prospects and clients with the heart of a teacher and trusted advisor, not a salesperson”
Alan's experience has proven indispensable to the development of client services and overall expansion of Fidens. Alan is a New York native who graduated with a degree in Business Administration from the University of Albany. After school, he followed his dream and formed Legendary Events which orchestrated appearances, auctions, signings with Sports and Entertainment stars. This culminated into significant charitable contributions with National MS Society, Save the Children, Make a Wish, and many more philanthropic organizations. He uniquely transitioned into the insurance industry as a risk manager, health and group benefits consultant. Alan now applies his decades of knowledge to align customer specific needs with the most cost effective options.
In addition to unparalleled insurance prowess, Alan spearheads a team of super connectors who are consummate business connectors. He developed an extensive global network of trusted relationships that has frequently proven to benefit clients far beyond insurance placements.
Isaac Cho, Vice-Director
Isaac's career stems from an extensive business background ranging from manufacturing, import/distribution, and commercial retail organizations. Throughout his career Isaac has enjoyed success in cultivating and maintaining client affiliations all over the globe including Europe, Asia, and here in the USA. He is well versed in the demands of commercial businesses and develops one-on-one risk management strategies to appropriately protect his clients. Isaac received his Bachelors in Economics from Rutgers University and is currently on his way to become a certified Registered Professional Liability Underwriter.
Moreover, Isaac wholly sympathizes with and understands the challenges of the business owner as he is a business owner himself. By understanding his clients’ intrinsic value of time and the priceless value of the work a client has put into building his/her company, he directly applies only proven, and best-in-class business practices to ensure that the continuity of the clients’ legacy is ensured.
When he is not working on the risk management of his clients and own businesses, he enjoys learning the techniques of self-improvement in the areas of economics, intellect, and emotion.
“Client satisfaction is the core value attached to insurance services. It requires consistently maintaining consistently a world-class standard in accessibility and responsiveness to a clients ever-changing situation. Insurance is a fundamental staple for both business/personal life & we cater to each clients needs“