Jennifer Petersen, Brightway Insurance, Inc.: voted the MVP of the Large Agency Chapter of the Network of Vertafore Users.
Emerald Coast Insurance, Panama City: was highlighted in the Panama City News Herald.
Sam Rogers, Sr., Tallahassee: received the National Association of Social Workers' Public Citizen Award for his work with the Big Bend Homeless Shelter.
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty: completed the sale of the U.S. personal lines business of Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. to ACE Ltd.
American International Group: announced Steve Miller will step down as chairman of the board in July; he will remain on the board. Gaurav Garg has been named CEO of the personal insurance division.
Main Street America Group: announced Chris Cox as president of its newly created Florida Region.
Patriot National, Inc.: acquired TriGen Insurance Solutions, based in Boca Raton.
State Auto Financial Corporation: announced the hiring of Michael E. LaRocco as president and CEO effective May 8. Current President and CEO Robert P. Restrepo, Jr., will remain as chairman until he retires in December.
A.R.D. of Florida Insurance, Inc.: Bradenton
Caple Howden Insurance Agency, Inc.: Winter Park
Chetty Insurance, LLC: Tampa
DTRT Insurance Group, Inc.: Coral Springs
DTRT Insurance Group, Inc.: Deerfield Beach
DTRT Insurance Group, Inc.: Homestead
New Season Insurance Advisors, LLC: Casselberry
PACA, Inc. dba Abney Insurance Agency: Winter Garden
Sabal Palm Insurance Group, LLC: Weston
Sardina Insurance Agency: West Palm Beach
We Insure: Apopka
We Insure: Miami
Brownyard Group: Bay Shore, NY
Risk Management Advisory Group: Miami Lakes
Selective Insurance Company: Branchville, NJ
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