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.
Dennis J. Roche
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 earned his MBA from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. He holds a bachelor’s degree in math from John Carroll University and a master’s degree in math from Purdue University. He is a member of the Casualty Actuarial Society and 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 the 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, which 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 Investment Group 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 of Ohio, Mr. DiSanto serves on the boards of Case Western Reserve University, Digital Global Systems, The Eastern Company (EML), Edgewater Technology, Inc. (EDGW) and Regional Brands, Inc. (RGBD). He is also on the executive committee for the board of trustees at Case Western Reserve University. Fred is a former chairman of the board of regents of St. Ignatius High School and former chairman and current trustee of the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission. He is a past board member of Lorain National Bank (LNBB) and Parkview Federal Savings Bank (PVFC). Fred earned a Bachelor degree in Management Science from Case Western Reserve University and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management (Cleveland, Ohio).
Terrance C. Z. Egger
Terrance C.Z. “Terry” Egger is the chief executive officer and publisher of Philadelphia Media Network (PMN), the parent company of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News and Philly.com.
Egger spent more than three decades in the news business as a publisher, advertising executive and marketing director, and most recently served as principal of CZ Advisors, a Cleveland-based consulting firm. He served as the president and CEO of the Cleveland 2016 Host Committee, Inc., where he helped lead the successful effort to secure Cleveland's bid to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.
Egger spent eight years leading the parent company of The Plain-Dealer in Cleveland, and before that served for 10 years in a similar capacity at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He was also a newspaper executive in Tucson, Arizona.
In 2013, 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 that newspaper 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 of Ohio, he is also on the board of directors of FutureFuel (NYSE: FF). 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 2010-2012. Terry 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 board of the Cleveland Orchestra and Cleveland Museum of Art.
Robert J. King, Jr.
Robert King has served as senior advisor for FNB Corporation since 2013. 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 board of directors of the University of Cincinnati Foundation, Diversity Center, The Andersons, Inc., Shiloh Industries, Inc. and MTD, Inc.
He holds a graduate degree in banking from the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. He earned an MBA in Marketing from Xavier University and a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Cincinnati.
Dennis J. Roche
Dennis Roche is a senior associate for Dorsey & Company, a Cleveland management consulting company that specializes in competitiveness and marketing strategies. Prior to joining the company in 2014, he was owner/principal of Dennis Roche and Associates. Before establishing his own firm in 2010, Mr. Roche was president and CEO of Positively Cleveland, the area’s convention and visitor’s bureau. He also was executive vice president and general manager of Greater Cleveland Growth Association, the largest regional business chamber of commerce in the United States, and was co-founder of the Cleveland Plus Marketing Alliance.
Mr. Roche also led successful economic development campaigns for such projects as Cleveland's Gateway sports complex, the campaign that renovated Cleveland Browns Stadium and the effort to restructure Cuyahoga County's Secured Asset Fund Earnings (S.A.F.E.) bond portfolio. He also has served in financial oversight roles for Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, the Cuyahoga County Office of Budget and Management, and Cuyahoga County Department of Youth Services.
A certified public accountant, Mr. Roche earned a B.A. in English, an M.A. in Accounting and Financial Information Systems, and an M.S. in Urban Studies – all from Cleveland State University.
Greta Russell retired in 2012 as controller for The Ohio State University. She also was 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,” 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 Graduate and Law Center.