Joe McDonald

Joe McDonald

Products Manager—Captive and Risk Finance, IRMI

Contact Info

International Risk Management Institute, Inc. 
12222 Merit Drive, Suite 1600 
Dallas, TX 75251


As captive and risk finance products manager, Joe McDonald is responsible for the quality and growth of IRMI’s risk finance and captive insurance product line.

Prior to joining IRMI, Mr. McDonald was an insurance regulator with the South Carolina Department of Insurance from 2008 to 2020. During that time, he held various positions, increasing in responsibility, focusing on licensing captive insurance companies and marketing South Carolina as a premier onshore captive domicile. Mr. McDonald serves on the Captive Insurance Companies Association NEXTGen Committee and is actively involved in various efforts to promote the captive insurance industry.

Mr. McDonald holds a bachelor of arts degree with a double major in philosophy and religious studies and a master of arts degree in religious studies, both from the University of South Carolina. He is currently pursuing the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation.

IRMI Publications:

Risk Financing

Captive Insurance Company Reports

Captive Wire

Expert Commentary

Date Article
Jul 2021 Captives 101: What Are They, and Why Do I Want One?