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David K. Patterson
Interim Chief Executive Officer / President

David K. Patterson was appointed to serve as a director of the company beginning on October 17, 2019. Mr. Patterson has more than 40 years of operational and executive leadership experience in the property and casualty insurance industry. Most recently he served as President and Chairman of ESIS, Inc. (“ESIS”), the risk management services subsidiary of Ace Limited (now Chubb Limited) from 2004 to 2015. Prior to joining ESIS, Mr. Patterson was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Kemper National Services, Inc., a claims service organization serving the property and casualty insurance operations of Kemper National, from 1994 to 2003. While at Kemper, Mr. Patterson served in a variety of regional and home office senior leadership roles in claims, systems and operations.

Erick A. Fernandez
Chief Accounting Officer & Interim Chief Financial Officer

Served as the Company’s Interim Chief Financial Officer from June 20, 2016 through April 17, 2017 at which time he was appointed to serve as the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer. Mr. Fernandez joined the Company in January 2016 as the Company’s Vice President, Corporate Accounting and Reporting, until his appointment as Interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Fernandez brings more than 15 years of experience in accounting, finance, financial reporting and auditing. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Fernandez worked for Verizon Communications, Inc. in that company’s Cloud and Datacenter segment as a Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis, responsible for strategic planning and finance operations. From June 2008 to June 2011, Mr. Fernandez held various finance and accounting positions at Terremark Worldwide, Inc., including Senior Director of Accounting and External Reporting, Director of Budgeting and Reporting, and Director of SEC Reporting. From September 2001 to June 2008, Mr. Fernandez worked for “Big 5” accounting firms, including as an Audit Manager at Ernst & Young LLP from May 2002 to June 2008. Mr. Fernandez is a Certified Public Accountant and received his Bachelor’s degree in accounting and a Master’s of Business Administration from Florida International University.


David K. Patterson

Jenifer G. Kimbrough has served as a director of the Company since April 2009. Ms. Kimbrough serves as Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer at Oakworth Capital Bank since October 2015, prior to which Ms. Kimbrough was the Vice President of Compliance and Audit for Surgical Care Affiliates from March 2010 to October 2015. Prior to 2010, Ms. Kimbrough served as the Vice President of Assurance and Process Improvement. Prior to 2007, Ms. Kimbrough was the Senior Vice President of Investor Relations at Regions Financial Corporation. From 1993 to 2003, Ms. Kimbrough served as an Audit Senior Manager at Ernst & Young LLP. Ms. Kimbrough received her certification as a certified public accountant from the Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy in 1994. Ms. Kimbrough is an active member of several societies, including: American Woman’s Society of CPAs, Institute of Internal Auditors, Alabama State Society of CPAs and American Institute of CPAs. Additionally, she recently served on the AICPA Women’s Initiative Executive Committee and as National President of the AWSCPA.

Thomas A. Rogers was appointed to serve as a director of the Company beginning October 1, 2015. Mr. Rogers has more than 40 years’ experience in the reinsurance industry, including 22 years serving in senior executive officer positions with Aon Benfield Inc. until his retirement in 2014 as its Vice Chairman. Prior to Aon Benfield, Mr. Rogers spent 18 years with both reinsurance underwriting and intermediary companies and specialized in the development and management of specialized property and casualty lines. Mr. Rogers received his Bachelor of Science degree from Drexel University.

Bruce F. Simberg rejoined the Board on January 29, 2016, after serving as a Class II director of the Company from January 1998 to March 2015. Mr. Simberg has been a practicing attorney since October 1975, most recently as managing partner of Conroy, Simberg, Ganon, Krevans, Abel, Lurvey, Morrow & Schefer, P.A. (“Conroy Simberg”), a law firm in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, since October 1979.

Roberta N. Young was appointed to serve as a director of the company beginning on September 29, 2017. Mrs. Young joins the Board with more than 40 years’ experience as a CPA and is licensed in both Florida and Texas. She has extensive experience in auditing many different types of companies, including SEC companies and insurance companies and in tax preparation and consulting. Most recently Mrs. Young was a director of tax at BDO USA, LLP (“BDO”) from August 2016 to May 2017. Mrs. Young currently provides tax and consulting services to individuals and companies in South Florida. She was a partner of Goldstein Schechter Koch, CPAs (“GSK”), from 2014 until BDO acquired GSK in August 2016. She started her career in Florida with De Meo, Young McGrath in 1988 becoming partner in 1992 and was managing partner for 4 years. The firm merged with GSK in 2014.

David W. Michelson was appointed to serve as a director of the company beginning on October 17, 2019. Mr. Michelson is a 26-year veteran of publicly traded specialty property and casualty insurer National Interstate Corporation (“National Interstate”), where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2008 until 2016. He also served as a director of National Interstate from 2009 until 2016. During Mr. Michelson’s tenure, National Interstate delivered a consistent record of underwriting profitability which culminated in the company being acquired by a global diversified insurance group in 2016. Mr. Michelson is also a member of the board of directors of Protective Insurance Corporation, a publicly traded specialty property and casualty insurer focused on the commercial automobile insurance market. Prior to National Interstate, Mr. Michelson was responsible for all P&C business at Torchmark Corporation, which included a portfolio of personal property products in the Southeastern U.S.


Investor Relations Contacts

David K. Patterson, CEO / President
Email David or 954-308-1322

Erick A. Fernandez, Interim CFO & CAO
Email Erick or 954-308-1341

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