The Florida Peninsula Insurance family of companies is proud to announce three of its team members have been nominated for the inaugural Florida Women in Insurance Leadership Awards presented by Gunster. Virginia Austin, Paige Crider, and Tamie Moran will be honored on March 3, 2022, in Tallahassee among an impressive list of more than 40 women who are paving the way for a new era of female leadership in Florida’s insurance industry.
According to the event’s founder, Sha’Ron James, “women from every facet of the industry, across all lines of insurance and risks, have made and continue to make significant contributions to Florida’s insurance marketplace. The Florida Women in Insurance Leadership Awards will recognize the outstanding contributions of women like you and the organizations that support you.”
Virginia Austin, Florida Peninsula’s Director of Special Investigations, was nominated for the Leadership Pacesetter Award. Ms. Austin joined Florida Peninsula in 2009, working her way from claims adjuster to examiner to fraud investigator. Under the leadership of the company’s Chief Legal Officer, Stacey Giulianti, she has made significant contributions over the years to build the current fraud investigation unit.
Paige Crider, Litigation Manager, was nominated for the Emerging Leader Award. Ms. Crider has been instrumental in the development of Florida Peninsula’s Suit Avoidance initiatives, and she was the lead in coordinating the successful global settlement of 189 cases with the company’s defense counsel.
Tamie Moran, Underwriting Analytics Manager, was nominated for the Lifetime Achievement Award. Ms. Moran is an industry professional whose career spans decades, in and out of the Florida market. During the last few years, she has been instrumental in the launch of permit data in underwriting, aerial imagery and solar energy systems and their risks in the personal lines home-owners market.
“We are incredibly proud of Virginia, Paige, and Tamie for their contributions not only to Florida Peninsula but to the Florida insurance industry as a whole in terms of managing fraud and litigation in our state,” said Paul Adkins, Florida Peninsula Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
ABOUT FLORIDA PENINSULA INSURANCE COMPANY
Founded by a team of veteran insurance professionals, Florida Peninsula Insurance Company is one of Florida’s top 10 largest companies offering multi-peril homeowners and flood insurance. The company insures approximately 150,000 homes, condo and apartment units located throughout the state. Florida Peninsula markets through a network of 2,500 independent insurance agents. Our aim is to combine the latest technology with old-fashioned courtesy and customer service, providing efficient, cost-effective, peace-of-mind protection for our policyholders. Florida Peninsula was first issued a Certificate of Authority to do business in April 2005 by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation. The company has maintained a Financial Stability Rating® of A-Exceptional from Demotech. For more information or to get a comparison quote, please call (877) 229-2244 or visit our website at www.floridapeninsula.com