J. Sterling Shuttleworth

Chief Creative Officer

Mr. Shuttleworth has both national and international experience in creating alternative risk funding structures for a wide variety of industry groups. He has worked for major insurance companies, major insurance brokers, and one of the leading providers of long term health care in Canada and the U.S. His entire insurance career has been devoted to finding creative solutions to risk funding. His current position as Chief Creative Officer of Venture Captive Management, LLC provides him with the opportunity to put his experience and creative energy into practice. He is supported by an extraordinary team of professionals who help him turn his ideas into reality.

Linda Nethery


Linda Nethery is President/CEO and responsible for all operations at Venture Captive Management. She has been in the insurance industry her entire career working for major companies such as CNA and AIG in addition to local, regional, and national brokerage firms. She has a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Purdue.

Linda has been involved primarily with “long tail” liability and “program” business. Both of these industry segments have unique profitability features and require attention to details to be successfully underwritten. This experience makes her perfectly suited to assessing captive operations and maintaining their profitability. She works closely with the talented staff at VCM who use actuarial data and insurance regulations to the maximum benefit of clients.

Linda also works closely with Chief Creative Officer, Sterling Shuttleworth, in the development of new products. She turns creative ideas into tangible results.