About REIN

Our Company

REIN’s platform makes it possible - and practical to accelerate insurtech product development, so you can quickly deploy scalable, flexible solutions designed to better select risk, price risk and distribute product.

We’ve assembled a passionate, empowered team of pioneers and experts from the technology and insurance industries. Together, they combine deep product insight with advanced implementation expertise.

Corporate Leadership

Christopher Dean


Co-founder and former CEO and President of commercial drone technology company PrecisionHawk.

Steve Rabbitt


Founder and former CEO of The Registry, a technology credit business (sold to American Financial, NYSE:FAF).

Jason Griswold


Founder at Brown Aviation Lease. SVP Sales at Unicast Communications (sold to Sizmek, NASDAQ:SZMK).

Kimberly Richards

General Counsel

Former Attorney with Womble Carlyle and HR Director at technology start-up. Received J.D. with honors from Wake Forest University School of Law.

Dr. Ernie Earon


Co-founder and former CTO of PrecisionHawk. Recognized in Upstart 100 for technical leadership.

Gagan Dhillon

EVP, Partners & Strategy

Former CEO of Cause.it, a venture-backed technology start-up.

Marc Mailloux

EVP, Underwriting and Insurance Operations

Vice President of Underwriting at The Hartford for 20 years; led the Small Commercial Technology Practice at the Hartford.

Rhonda Rodenbaugh

VP, Human Resources & Administration

Has served as both VP of HR and VP of Finance for several successful venture-backed start-ups.

REIN Investors & Advisory Board

Kate Sampson

Advisory Board

Former Vice President of Risk at Lyft

Brendan Smyth

Board Observer

Sr. VP, Global Risk Solutions Innovation, at Liberty Mutual Insurance

Patrick Coleman

Investor and Board Observer

CEO of GlobalBased Technologies. Formerly with Bank of America, JPMorgan & Credit Suisse

Chris Ellis


Managing Partner,
AvPro Jets

Bob Young


Co-Founder of RedHat

Dr. Shay Har-Noy

Advisory Board

Product and Site Lead at Uber. Former VP Unified Platform at MAXAR DigitalGloble.

Bert Roberts


Former CEO/ Chairman, MCI

Heath Merrill

VP, Financial Controller, Global Specialty, at Liberty Mutual Insurance

Ben Griswold


Chairman, Brown Investment Advisory Trust

Anderson Bell


Senior Executive, AvPro Jets

Chris McCann


Managing Director, XS Direct Insurance

Engineering Leadership


Engineering Lead

Previously the Director of Development at Axial Exchange.


Engineering Leadership Team

Previously Lead Engineer at HealthQR and Dadavan.


Engineering Leadership Team

Previously Lead Software Developer at Kolau and API Digital.


Senior Engineer

Previously Senior Engineer at AirBNB and Autodesk.


Senior Engineer

Previous experience includes senior developer and CTO roles.


AI Project Manager

Formerly a Technical Team Leader and Project Management Officer at IBM. Earned B.S. in engineering and M.S. in Business Management.


Project Manager

Previously Senior Project Manager at US Bank and Wells Fargo.


Project Manager

Former manager and director with Lego Group, British American Tobacco and PrecisionHawk.


AI and Data Science

Experience in deep learning, natural language and unstructured data. Earned M.Sc in Computer Science from Acadia University.


Senior Project Manager

Over a decade of project management, sysadmin and engineering experience.


AI and Data Science

Strong machine learning background. Earned M.S. in Computer Science from Dalhousie.


Front-end Engineering

Deep front-end experience, previously with USA Football.

Insurance and Product Group


Insurance Product

Previously the Director of Product Management at Agencyport Software.


Technical Product

20 Years of product and usability experience.


Regulatory Compliance

Former attorney with Womble Carlyle and IAT Insurance Group.


Policy Design

Former attorney with Mintz Levin and previous experience with Marsh and Travelers.

Accelerators and Start-Up Programs


Our Culture

We thrive in a fast-paced, exciting work environment that fosters productivity and inspiration. Yes, we work hard and have deadlines to meet, but we also empower our team to value and celebrate life, family, and fulfillment. Inclusion and collaboration are key; they’re two of the main reasons behind our open work areas with comfortable furniture.

Learn about the benefits of working full-time at REIN

Our People

Everyone at REIN works hard to make things happen and is passionate about what they do.

Our team is composed of pioneers and experts from the technology and insurance industries. Together, we operate synergistically to learn, grow and succeed. The people at REIN enjoy the challenge and excitement of making new products, features and tools.

We’re growing and looking to add great people to our team.

Learn about working at REIN

Our Offices

We strategically positioned our offices by factoring in cost of living, quality of life and convenient access.

Chapel Hill,

Chapel Hill, NC

Our Chapel Hill office is perfectly situated next to the beautiful UNC campus on iconic Franklin Street. Named after historical icon Benjamin Franklin, Franklin Street is rich with history and known for having delightful restaurants, vibrant culture, season-round festivities and a thriving nightlife.

Chapel Hill is ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S., has great weather and access to the arts, sports, museums, an international airport and abundant natural spaces.

Area Amenities

  • Across the street from the University of North Carolina
  • Open modern office overlooking UNC and the region.
  • Walking distance to three hotels and some of the best restaurants in Chapel Hill.
  • Duke University and UNC both ranked as top Computer Science programs by US News and World Report in 2017.
  • The Triangle was recently ranked 4th most educated market in the US and 2nd in quality of education.

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Nestled in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, is the Canadian office of REIN (REIN Technologies Inc.). Ranked as one of Canada’s most friendly cities, Halifax also ranks in the top 10 of North American cities for lowest overall business operating costs. It has a vibrant downtown full of great restaurants, shopping, culture and activities. The 10 universities in Nova Scotia make it one of the highest educated work forces per capita in North America!

Area Amenities

  • Only a short distance to Dalhousie University and St. Mary’s University, both of which have nationally-ranked computer science programs
  • Office is within walking distance to dozens of great restaurants, the waterfront, and ten first class hotels
  • Near the 4km long waterfront boardwalk
  • Easy access to international airport

Maynard, MA

Originally called home by Monster and Digital Equipment Corporation, our Maynard, Massachusetts office is situated inside the brick and beam architecture of the old textile mill that’s rich with historical significance. You won’t feel cramped under ceilings that soar to 16 feet with enormous windows that flood the offices with sunlight.

MIT, Harvard, Boston University and Northeastern University are less than an hour from the office, making the area the 6th most-educated market in the in US.

Area Amenities

  • 25 miles west of Boston
  • Easy access from Routes 128, 495, and the Greater Boston area
  • Nearby MBTA commuter rail stations in South Acton and West Concord
  • Direct connection via the Assabet River Rail Trail
  • Adjacent to local businesses in downtown Maynard

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Our Story

Year 2015

Company Founded

Year 2016

Closed seed round

Year 2016

Started in
Boston, MA

Year 2017

Began working with Liberty Specialty Markets

January 2018

Opened HQ in
Chapel Hill, NC

June 2018

Launched REIN
Insurtech Platform

June 2018

Launched first platform product, DroneInsurance.com

September 2018

Launched an AI-driven underwriting engine to handle emerging risk data.

January 2019

Selected as the only insurtech in Volvo Financial Services iLabX accelerator

May 2019

Finalist US Insurance Awards: Insurtech Initiative of the Year

September 2019

Accepted into Esri Startup Program

October 2019

REIN Selected for Insurtech100 List

We're working on the next chapter.

Our Licensed Subsidiary

The REIN platform is used by our clients to build and evolve new insurance products. REIN’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Acend Insurance Solutions, LLC, is a licensed producer that also leverages the REIN platform to build insurtech platforms and distribute cutting edge insurance products.

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