Frank T. Harrison
Chairman of the Board, and Chief Executive Officer
Adam P. Manus, ARe
President and Chief Brokerage Officer, Director
Jaclyn Nesheiwat Stapp
Alvin M. Cheslow
Our Independence. Your Advantage.
Frank Harrison serves as Chairman of the Board, and Chief Executive Officer of Holborn.
He joined the firm in 1989 as an Assistant Vice President, and progressed steadily through successive appointments as Senior Vice President (1996), Chief Operating Officer (1999), Executive Vice President (2001) and President (2004). He was named Chairman in 2012.
Frank began his career at Sten-Re in 1983, where he started in the Reinsurance Accounting Department. He worked for two years at Sten-Re and then for four years at Cole, Booth, Potter after the merger of the two reinsurance broker firms. In 1985, he transferred to the broking staff and rose to the position of Assistant Vice President.
Frank received his B.S. in Economics with a concentration in Strategic Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. A former world class decathlete and competitor in the Olympic Decathlon trials, Frank now serves on the board of the U.S. Athletic Trust, a non-profit organization that raises money for aspiring Olympic athletes.
Adam Manus joined Holborn in 1993, and currently serves as President and Chief Brokerage Officer and Director.
Adam previously served as Executive Vice President, where he focused on leading client relations, new business production, and served as head of analytics. In addition, Mr. Manus has been key in steering the Firm’s strategic planning.
Adam graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Hamilton College, with a B.A. in Economics. He earned an M.B.A. at New York University’s Stern School of Business, and is an Associate in Reinsurance. Mr. Manus previously served on the Board of New York Road Runners, organizers of the NYC Marathon, and is a proud inaugural shavee of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.
Jaclyn serves as a spokesperson, motivational speaker, and active philanthropist advocating on behalf of children faced with challenges of bullying, mental health, and education. She is the CEO and Founder of CHARM (Children Are Magical), a charitable organization which aims to heighten awareness of today’s social challenges facing children while providing resources and tools to promote education and growth for each respective child and their families.
In addition to her advocacy work, Jaclyn is an award-winning book author. She also serves as the Director of Communications for the 'With Arms Wide Open' Foundation founded by her husband Scott Stapp, the Grammy-winning composer of Creed. She is also Vice President and COO of SS Touring LLC, International concert touring.
Earlier in her career, Jaclyn served as Miss New York, USA traveling to Baghdad, Iraq speaking to U.S. troops and the Women’s Coalition Provision Group on gender rights. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Communication from Stetson University. Jaclyn and her husband are parents to three children and the title that she is most proud of is that of wife and mother.
Alvin is an attorney and partner with the law firm Drescher & Cheslow. He has been with the law firm over forty years after having first joined as an associate. Alvin’s law firm represents individuals, partnerships, LLCs and corporations in a wide range of matters including business transactions, estate planning, probate and trust administration, real estate matters and financial planning.
Alvin is a member of the Board of Directors of Riding High Farm, an equestrian program for special needs individuals, and has served with other philanthropic organizations including The New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities and the Regional Family Support Planning Council.
Alvin has a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Yeshiva University, a Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers University, and a Master of Laws in Taxation degree from NYU. He is licensed to practice law in N.Y., N.J. and Florida. Alvin is a Certified Financial Planner and a member of The Financial Planning Association.
Brian is a member of the Mazars USA LLP Executive Board and is the firm’s National Audit Service Line Leader with responsibility for unifying the attest practice across all regions in the U.S. Brian also leads the firm’s Insurance Practice, delivering audit, financial, management and consulting services to insurance and reinsurance companies, captives, and risk-retention groups.
He has more than 20 years of experience comprised of GAAP and statutory financial statement audits, financial and operational restructuring, forensic accounting investigations and litigation support. He began his career at Arthur Andersen LLP in the New York City and Hamilton, Bermuda offices, and then held positions at CIGNA and PMA Holdings prior to joining the firm. He has a Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, in Accounting from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.