Executive Team

Douglas Monieson

CEO & Executive Chairman

As CEO of UICO and Chairman of UICO's Board of Directors, Doug drives the company's core strategy, culture, and growth.Douglas Monieson is one of the original investors in UICO and has served on the Board of Directors since 2013. As Executive Chairman of UICO, Doug guides the strategy for partnership development and critical customer acquisition. Doug is Chairman Emeritus of Hyde Park Angels, the largest and most active angel investment group in the Midwest. He works closely with a number of Chicago startups both as an investor, advisor and board member. Doug serves on the Board of Trustees of Illinois Institute of Technology and is an Entrepreneur in Residence at University of Chicago.

Jim Holtzman

Chief Financial Officer

Jim is a senior operational executive who brings over three decades of experience as CFO and CEO, along with six successful startup and turnaround experiences. He has created winning strategies and helped lead companies from proof of concept to successful sale in all market conditions. Jim has held roles in a variety of successful early stage businesses that include Fieldglass, Inc., MFS Communications and Cognitive Concepts, Inc. in the Chicago area, iPhotonics, Inc. in Maryland and Prognosis Health Information Systems, Inc. in Texas. Most recently, he was CFO of Kapow Events, Inc. here in Chicago.  Jim holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance and Accounting from the University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana, where he also worked as a nuclear chemist in environmental research. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Indiana University at Bloomington in Microbiology, with a minor in Chemistry.