Medical Mutual’s board of directors has experience in a variety of areas. Learn more about our board members.
Charles A. Bryan
Terrance C.Z. Egger
Robert J. King, Jr.
Darrell L. McNair
Rick Chiricosta is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Medical Mutual.
Previous to his appointment as CEO, Mr. Chiricosta served as President of the Life Group for Consumers Life Insurance Company, responsible for development of the infrastructure to facilitate Medical Mutual’s re-entry into the life insurance business in 2008. He also served as Medical Mutual’s Executive Vice President for Mergers and Acquisitions, responsible for the financial aspects of Medical Mutual’s strategic transactions. Read his full biography here.
Charles A. Bryan
Charles A. Bryan is President of CAB Consulting, a Columbus-based consulting firm. Prior to establishing his firm in 2000, he held senior positions with Nationwide Insurance in Columbus, Direct Response, USAA and Allstate Insurance. He also was a Partner with Ernst & Young in New York City.
Mr. Bryan previously served on the board of directors of Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co., Munich Reinsurance Co., Safe Auto Insurance Co. and the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation.
Mr. Bryan holds a bachelor’s degree in math from John Carroll University and a master’s degree in math from Purdue University. He earned his MBA from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. He is the former president and a current member of the Casualty Actuarial Society, and former president and a current member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
Fred DiSanto is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ancora. He became the Chief Executive Officer in 2006 and Chairman in 2014. Mr. DiSanto leads Ancora and its three registered investment advisors along with its broker dealer.
Prior to joining Ancora, Mr. DiSanto served as Executive Vice President and Manager of the Fifth Third Bank’s Investment Advisors Division overseeing Investment Management, Private Banking, and Trust and Banking Services. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Maxus Investment Group from 1998 until December 2000. Maxus was subsequently sold to Fifth Third Bank in January 2001. In his role at Maxus, he was responsible for the marketing, sales and financial operations. He also served as Managing Partner at Gelfand Partners Asset Management from 1991 until its merger with Maxus in 1997. Mr. DiSanto began his investment career in 1985 with McDonald Investments in Institutional Equity Sales.
In addition to serving on the board of directors of Medical Mutual, Mr. DiSanto is currently on the boards of The Eastern Co., Alithya and Regional Brands Inc. He is Chair of the board of trustees at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), former Chairman of the St. Ignatius High School board of regents and former Chairman and current Trustee of the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission. He is a past board member of Lorain National Bank and Parkview Federal Savings Bank. Mr. DiSanto earned a bachelor’s degree in management science from CWRU and an MBA from CWRU’s Weatherhead School of Management.
Terrance C. Z. Egger
Terrance C.Z. “Terry” Egger is the former Chief Executive Officer and Publisher of Philadelphia Media Network, the parent company of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News and Philly.com.
Mr. Egger spent more than three decades in the news business as a publisher, advertising executive and marketing director. He currently serves as principal of CZ Advisors, a Cleveland-based consulting firm. He served as the President and CEO of the Cleveland 2016 Host Committee Inc., with which he helped lead the successful effort to secure Cleveland's bid to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.
Mr. Egger spent eight years leading the parent company of The Plain Dealer in Cleveland. Before that, he worked for 10 years in a similar capacity at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He was also a newspaper executive in Tucson, Arizona.
In 2013, Mr. Egger retired as Chairman of The Plain Dealer Publishing Co., where he was responsible for the overall policy, operation and direction of Ohio’s largest newspaper. He joined The Plain Dealer in May 2006 and served as its President, Publisher and CEO.
In addition to serving as a member of the board of directors for Medical Mutual, Mr. Egger is also on the board of directors of FutureFuel. He also serves as a member of the board of trustees for the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He is a Life Director of the board for United Way of Greater Cleveland and served as chairman of United Way’s board from 2010 to 2012. Mr. Egger served on the executive committee for the Greater Cleveland Partnership and was co-chair of the Marketing Committee for the 2013 National Senior Games. He also served on the boards of the Cleveland Orchestra and Cleveland Museum of Art.
Michael K. Keating
Michael "Mike" Keating is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of The Christ Hospital Health Network in Cincinnati. He is now a principal in a healthcare investment firm headquartered in New York that he helped form with the intent of reducing costs for consumers and the healthcare industry.
During Mr. Keating's tenure as President and Chief Executive Officer, The Christ Hospital was recognized by Forbes as one of the top 25 large employers in the nation in the magazine’s “America’s 500 Best Large Employers” listing and 29th out of 300 in the country in “Best Employers for Women.” Ohio Business Magazine recognized the hospital as one of the best workplaces in Ohio, and U.S. News and World Report named the hospital one of the nation’s top 50 hospitals. The Christ Hospital was among only 5% of hospitals in the nation to be awarded Magnet recognition for nursing excellence and among the top 5% of hospitals in the country for patient satisfaction.
Mr. Keating also played an integral role with The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Under his leadership, the college evolved from a two-year associate program to a four-year degree college and doubled the number of enrolled students. The Christ College has been recognized as the No. 1 college in the region, based on its return on investment for students as determined by what its graduates are paid as they enter the workforce. U.S. Department of Education data also has shown the college had the highest graduation rates for first-time college students in comparison to its regional peers.
Prior to joining The Christ Hospital, Mr. Keating was a Managing Director and co-founder of a private investment firm. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President of a regional, public bank holding company and was responsible for its investment management business, which had care over $185 billion of assets. He started his career in law and was selected as a partner specializing in securities and merger-and-acquisition work.
Mr. Keating holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Denison University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Cincinnati College of Law. He is active in a variety of civic and community organizations and serves, or has served, on the boards of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Elizabeth Gamble Home Association, The Clem and Ann Buenger Foundation, Cincinnati Regional Business Committee, REDI Cincinnati, The Health Collaborative and the Ohio Hospital Association. Mr. Keating and his wife, Jane, have five grown children and three grandchildren.
Robert J. King Jr.
Robert King Jr. most recently served as senior advisor for FNB Corp. Previously, he spent four years as President and CEO of Park View Bank, which was acquired by FNB. Prior to joining Park View Bank, Mr. King was Senior Managing Director of FSI Group LLC, a private equity operation focused on investing in the financial sector. He also held numerous positions with Fifth Third Bank and Fifth Third Bancorp, including Executive Vice President, President and Regional President of Fifth Third affiliate banks in Cleveland, Toledo, Dayton, Columbus and southern Ohio.
Mr. King serves on the boards of directors of the University of Cincinnati Foundation, Diversity Center, The Andersons Inc. and MTD Inc.
Mr. King earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Cincinnati and an MBA in marketing from Xavier University. He holds a graduate degree in banking from the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.
Darrell L. McNair
Darrell McNair is President and Chief Executive Officer of MVP Group, a certified minority-owned, privately held group of companies that provides injection molding services, mechanical design engineering services and distribution of foam and rubber products.
Mr. McNair’s professional achievements include marketing and finance positions at IBM and Ford, as well as entrepreneurial ventures ranging from medical supply, home healthcare services, construction and retail.
Mr. McNair earned his bachelor’s degree from Kent State University and his MBA from Baldwin Wallace University. He has a passion for working with small businesses and mentoring young African American males. Mr. McNair has established Real Life 101 scholarship programs at two Cleveland-area high schools, as well as a scholarship in honor of his father at Akron East High School.
During his leadership as Chairman of the Cleveland-based Presidents’ Council, Mr. McNair created strategic partnerships with corporate and government entities, which are enhancing growth and wealth-creation opportunities for the minority business community.
Mr. McNair is a current member and past Chair of the Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Port Authority, a member of The Presidents’ Council, and a member and past chair of the Minority Business Financing Advisory Board. In addition to being a member of the Crain’s Business Diversity Council and the Cleveland Federal Reserve Local Advisory Council, he also serves as a University Hospitals trustee and on the boards of directors for the Northeast Ohio Medical University, ECM Chemicals and JumpStart Inc.
Greta Russell retired in 2012 as Controller for The Ohio State University. She also is the former Comptroller for the State of Ohio Treasurer’s Office. During her career, she served on numerous civic and community boards, including the Accountancy Board of Ohio (2010 Chair), Columbus Community Shelter Board, Mayor’s Accountability Committee, YWCA, Girl Scouts, Central Ohio United Way (Key Club Chair) and Columbus City School’s Audit Accountability Committee.
Ms. Russell served two terms as National President of the National Association of Black Accountants. She has received many honors, including the Ohio Society of CPA’s “100 Most Influential CPAs of the Century” recognition, National Association of Black Accountants National Outstanding Member Award and the YWCA Woman of Achievement Award.
She graduated magna cum laude from Ohio Dominican College and received her Master of Taxation degree from Capital University Law School.