News & Media: 2017


Orchid Underwriters Announces New Chief Underwriting Officer, Andrew Cyran

Vero Beach, FL – December 11, 2017 – Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid”), a leading specialty underwriter of catastrophic coastal insurance, today announced that Andrew Cyran will join Orchid as Chief Underwriting Officer, a new position within the organization. Effective immediate... Read more

E&S Personal Lines

Orchid’s Coastal Agents Alliance product rolled out new competitive rates in NY and NJ.... Read more

Orchid announces expansion of Commercial Lines Division and promotion of Bryan Schofield to Senior Vice President

Vero Beach, FL – November 30, 2017 – Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid”), a leading specialty underwriter of catastrophic coastal insurance, today formally announced the upcoming expansion of its commercial lines division in 2018 and the promotion of Bryan Schofield from VP of Commerc... Read more

ORCHID UNDERWRITERS EXPANDS COMMERCIAL FOOTPRINT TO ALABAMA AND MISSISSIPPI

Vero Beach, FL – June 14, 2017 – Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid”), a leading specialty underwriter of catastrophic coastal insurance, announced that it expanded its Commercial Lines business to two new states, Alabama and Mississippi.  The two new states join New Jersey, North Car... Read more

Orchid Underwriters Appoints Brad Emmons as Chief Executive Officer and Steven Carlsen as Chairman

VERO BEACH, FL – March 27, 2017 – Orchid Underwriters Insurance Agency, LLC (“Orchid”), a leading specialty underwriter of property insurance on coastal properties, announced today that it has promoted Brad Emmons to Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Emmons, who joined Orchid in 1998, previousl... Read more

Florida Homeowner Carrier Downgrades

February 21, 2017 – Florida Homeowner Carrier Downgrades Please reference the following article in Insurance Journal regarding recent carrier downgrades: Demotech Suspends Florida Insurer Rating Criteria; Says Downgrades Coming. The article mentions several carrier downgrades. Rest assured, this ... Read more

Orchid Launches Admitted Product with Spinnaker Insurance Company

Orchid Launches Admitted Product with A.M. Best-Rated Carrier Spinnaker Insurance Company Vero Beach, FL – February 14, 2017 – Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid”), a leading specialty underwriter of excess & surplus (“E&S”) insurance focusing on coastal properties, announ... Read more