October 21, 2021


Global Risk Solutions, Miami

Global Risk Solutions Group, Inc. has named James F. Hughes III as a Senior Strategic Advisor in GRS' ERMS business unit. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2021

Insurance Care Direct, Deerfield Beach

Insurance Care Direct has announced the company's Chief Operating Officer John D. Doak has been appointed to the Amicus Committee Read more »
Published on 8/25/2021

Florida Peninsula Insurance Company, Boca Raton, FL

The Florida Peninsula Insurance family of companies is pleased to announce the company has hired veteran reinsurance professional Gard Olbers as Chief Risk Officer. Mr. Olbers joins the company's executive management team and will be responsible for ongoing risk management efforts. He will also oversee the company's Product Development team. Read more »
Published on 12/28/2020

Summit, Lakeland

Summit is pleased to announce that Mr. Paul Marks has been named Vice President of Sales. Read more »
Published on 10/5/2020

FCCI Insurance Group, Sarasota, Fla.

Christina "Cina" Welch, Esq. has been named president & CEO of FCCI Insurance Group. She began her career with FCCI in 1998 as attorney in the legal department and has held progressively complex roles. She developed FCCI's Enterprise Risk Management program, has been leading FCCI's Business Continuity Management program, and led the company's geographic expansion efforts. Read more »
Published on 7/21/2020

BKS-Partners, Tampa, FL

BKS-Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Kelly Nash to Regional President. As Regional President, Kelly will take holistic responsibility over the BKS-Partners business, including Commercial Risk Management, Employee Benefits, and Private Risk Management. She has served as the Private Risk Management Managing Director since joining BKS-Partners in 2017. Read more »
Published on 5/5/2020

Orchid Insurance, Vero Beach

Orchid Insurance has appointed Michael Garamoni as Chief Financial Officer. Read more »
Published on 4/8/2020

Olympus Insurance Company, Palm Beach Gardens

Olympus Insurance Company, has announced Steve Bitar will officially join the company as Chief Executive Officer. Read more »
Published on 4/8/2020

Family Physicians Group, Orlando

Family Physicians Group has named Cheri Greenfield La-Tour as Market President. Read more »
Published on 1/22/2020

Gulfstream Property and Casualty Insurance Company, Sarasota

Gulfstream Property and Casualty Insurance Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa B. Thompson to General Counsel, Vice President of Legal & Compliance. Read more »
Published on 9/18/2019

American Integrity Insurance, Tampa, Florida

In this new role, Dick will spearhead initiatives that further augment American Integrity's solid foundation and will drive its growth, brand presence and market share. Dick is extremely familiar with Florida's property insurance market, and is looking forward to increasing the company's footprint and brand awareness throughout the state. Read more »
Published on 8/20/2019

Tower MSA Partners, Delray Beach

Tower MSA Partners has announced Brian J. Gannon, MBA, ARM is its new Senior Vice President of Business Development. Read more »
Published on 7/17/2019

Plastridge Insurance, Delray Beach

Plastridge Insurance has realigned its leadership with internal promotions as the company celebrates its 100th anniversary. Tom Lynch will now serve as Chair Emeritus, Connor Lynch as CEO and Brendan Lynch as President. Founded in 1919 in Delray Beach, FL the company has been doing business for 70 years in the hands of the same family. Plastridge Insurance has offices in Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Palm Beach Gardens and Stuart providing business, commercial property, employee benefits, home and auto insurance. Specialized divisions include Healthcare Facility Risk Insurance, Non-Profits, Condominium & Homeowner Associations, Private Client, Hospitality Risk Consultants specializing in Restaurants & Breweries and Employee Benefits. Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

American Integrity, Tampa

American Integrity has announced Executive Vice President Jon Ritchie has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. Read more »
Published on 6/19/2019

Gulfstream Insurance Company, Sarasota

Gulfstream Insurance Company is pleased to announce it has appointed Ronald E. “Nate” Natherson, Jr. as President and CEO. Read more »
Published on 5/22/2019

Baldwin Risk Partners, Tampa

Baldwin Risk Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Trevor Baldwin as Chief Executive Officer. Read more »
Published on 5/22/2019

Summit, Lakeland

Summit has announced Mr. Robert (Darin) Grimm has been named the company's Vice President of Medical Claims. Read more »
Published on 4/3/2019

LTC Global Inc., Fort Myers

LTC Global, Inc. announced Paul Richardson has joined the company as Senior Vice President – Capital Markets. Read more »
Published on 3/27/2019

Keyes Insurance, Miami

Keyes Insurance has announced the appointment of Mark Introcaso as chief operating officer. Read more »
Published on 2/20/2019

GEICO, Lakeland

Pionne Corbin has been elected to the GEICO Board of Directors. Read more »
Published on 2/20/2019

Insurance Care Direct, Deerfield Beach

Insurance Care Direct has announced the addition of John D. Doak to its Board of Directors. Read more »
Published on 2/13/2019

Summit, Lakeland

Summit has announced Christopher (Chris) Lee has been named Divisional Vice President of IT Read more »
Published on 1/2/2019


To help level the playing field in the reinsurance industry, E.W. "Ted" Blanch and a team of highly experienced industry executives recently founded Tampa-based COIN Re. The new company, whose name is an acronym of Client Owned Intermediary Nexus, is based on a pricing and ownership model radically different from reinsurance broker industry norms. www.coinreinsurance.com Read more »
Published on 12/11/2018

Members Insurance Center LLC, Tampa

As business development officer for Member's Insurance Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suncoast Credit Union, Tatyana Midili will focus on commercial insurance and referring business to Member's Title, business lending, new accounts and Suncoast Realty. She will also quote all of Suncoast's commercial loans for insurance. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2018

Post Insurance, Port St. Lucie, FL

Kathy Post, owner and CEO of Post Insurance, is the recipient of United Way's 2017 Spirit of St. Lucie Community Angel Award. She was selected for her dedication to area non-profits, focusing on health, youth and the arts. In May, she helped organize a benefit concert at the Sunrise Theatre which raised more than $82,000 for the Volunteers in Medicine (VIM)/HANDS Clinic. Read more »
Published on 1/3/2018

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