Kevin Mencarelli

Partner

With over 25 years of insurance industry experience, Kevin Mencareili recognizes the unique needs of each individual business and specializes in providing his clients with turn-key benefits plans and personalized services that surpass all expectations. Since founding HighRidge in 2007, Kevin has used his vast industry knowledge to provide his clients with comprehensive solutions to fit all of their coverage needs.

Prior to founding HighRidge, Kevin worked with one of the largest insurance brokers in the nation, helping ensure his clients received the best benefits plans, workers’ compensation rates and HR services available. He has helped thousands of companies with anywhere from two to 10,000 employees gain comprehensive coverage for their teams. Kevin also has substantial experience with human resources acquired from leading an HR organization whose broad range of services included HR, payroll, legal and benefit program management.

Kevin Blayne

Partner

Kevin Blayne is a highly regarded senior management professional with more than 25 years of proven success in business development, strategic planning, and P&L management for start-ups, mature, and high-growth organizations. He has a strong track record of delivering exceptional customer service, providing realistic and honest advice, and approaching all client interactions with integrity. Kevin prides himself on staying extremely accessible and instilling confidence in his clients by providing them with the necessary information they need to make educated decisions on their coverage needs.

Prior to joining HighRidge, Kevin co-founded and successfully exited, Protocol Integrated Direct Marketing, a $250M direct marketing and customer support services firm. His expertise in basing business decisions on solid market research has enabled him to successfully manage operations and teams and create partnerships that constantly achieve short- and long-term objectives. Kevin also brings years of investment and funding experience to HighRidge, having participated in all rounds of funding, including equity, senior debt, and mezzanine financing from premier-financing companies, raising in excess of $400M. He offers unparalleled financial insight and provides his clients with the security in knowing that all recommendations concerning benefits solutions are both highly strategic and trustworthy.