Executive Vice President, Group General Counsel
Ricardo Anzaldua is Executive Vice President and Group General Counsel at Everest, a role he’s held since he joined the Company in June 2023.
Ricardo has more than three decades of legal, corporate governance and (re)insurance industry expertise, spanning the U.S., Bermuda and other global jurisdictions and industries across the public and private sectors. He most recently served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, “Freddie Mac.” In this role, he led the enterprise legal, corporate secretarial, and board governance functions and executed a successful organizational restructuring that created significant professional development opportunities for employees.
Prior to Freddie Mac, Ricardo was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of MetLife, Inc., where he oversaw the company’s global legal operations, global compliance and government relations. He also served as General Counsel for The Hartford Financial Services Group where he guided all strategic, regulatory, commercial and transactional matters across the commercial P&C, personal lines P&C, group benefits, claims and reinsurance divisions. Ricardo’s background also includes a successful tenure at renowned global law firm, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, where he was a Partner and Chair of the Diversity Committee.
Throughout his career, Ricardo has served as an advisor to numerous private and public company boards, including notable roles as chairman of the board of trustees for the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction and the board of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. He currently serves on the board of the New York City Bar Fund and is a member of both the Hispanic National Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Ricardo earned a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University, where he specialized in economics and Latin American history.