Bruce Rabik

Chief Operating Officer in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Bruce Rabik serves as Chief Operating Officer at Acera Insurance, a notable Canadian independent insurance brokerage with an expansive network of over sixty offices nationwide. His tenure with Acera follows a distinguished career trajectory, notably serving as COO for Rogers Insurance for over two decades until the 2022 merger that birthed Acera.

Rabik's influence extends beyond his executive duties, marked by his founding role in establishing the Canadian Brokers Network (CBN) in 2002. What began with a modest consortium of seven members, including Rogers, has since burgeoned into Canada's largest network of independent brokers, representing over 100 offices and a workforce exceeding 2,000 employees. His strategic vision and leadership within the CBN have positioned him as a respected advocate for the preservation of broker independence within the Canadian insurance landscape.

Educationally, Bruce Rabik holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics and a Master's in Business Administration. His professional journey in the insurance sector commenced in the late 1980s, characterized by a trajectory marked by successive roles that encompass underwriting, claims management, and executive leadership. This diverse experience has endowed him with a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies inherent within the industry.

Within Acera, Bruce directs the day-to-day operations, shaping the company's strategic direction while fostering a culture of excellence and integrity. Bruce prioritizes partnerships with brokerages and entities that align with Acera's values, emphasizing loyalty and a distinct Canadian identity.

Beyond his corporate responsibilities, Rabik is an advocate for mentorship and education within the industry. He frequently lends his expertise as a speaker and contributor to industry forums, sharing insights on risk management, insurance trends, and effective leadership. Additionally, he contributes to academia as a guest lecturer, imparting the benefits of his experience to aspiring professionals within the field.