Charles R. “Dick” Tutwiler, President of Tampa based Tutwiler & Associates was among the first of 18 property insurance industry professionals named as a Windstorm Insurance Network Fellow (WIND-F) while his son, public adjuster Rick Tutwiler was one of only 2 individuals named as a Windstorm Insurance Network Associate (WIND-A). In its inaugural year, the Windstorm Insurance Network Professional Designation Program has been established to recognize within the insurance industry, individuals that demonstrate professionalism and technical knowledge in the field of property and windstorm insurance claims. Among the criteria used to select Fellows includes; the number of years of property insurance experience, a dedication to ongoing education, subscribe to the WIND Professional Designation Code of Ethics, carry special industry accreditations and have served in leadership and educational roles within the organization. Dick Tutwiler has held his public adjusters license since 1984, while Rick Tutwiler received his license in 2005. Both are licensed to practice in multiple states. Now in its 30th year, the licensed public adjusting firm exclusively represents commercial and residential policyholders to manage and negotiate their property insurance damage claims and obtain a fair settlement under the policy provisions.
About Tutwiler & Associates: Established in 1984, Tutwiler & Associates is a highly regarded, licensed public adjusting firm that represents commercial and residential property insurance policyholders in all property insurance damage claims. Tutwiler works exclusively for the policyholder to remove the stress of dealing with the insurance company and properly present their insurance damage claim to obtain a fair payment under the policy. The firm publishes the On Property insurance claim tips blog that provides practical advice on filing all types of property insurance claims. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida Tutwiler is also licensed in New York, New Jersey and 9 other states. They can be reached at 1-800-321-4488 or by visiting www.publicadjuster.com