News & Media: Corporate


Orchid Insurance Expands Its Executive Team, Appoints Katherine Cody as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

VERO BEACH, FL. – September 23, 2019 – Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid Insurance”), a leading specialty underwriter of catastrophe exposed property insurance, announced today that Katherine Cody has joined Orchid Insurance as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, a n... Read more

Orchid Insurance Welcomes John L. Lumelleau as Chairman of the Orchid Board of Directors

VERO BEACH, FL. - Thursday, March 20, 2019 - Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid Insurance”), a leading specialty underwriter of catastrophe exposed property insurance, announced today that John L. Lumelleau has joined Orchid as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Lumelleau succeeds Steve Carlsen, w... Read more

Orchid Insurance Welcomes Joe Zuk as Managing Director of Corporate Development & Strategy

VERO BEACH, FL.—Thursday, February 20, 2019-- Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid Insurance”), a leading specialty underwriter of catastrophe exposed property insurance, announced today that Joe Zuk has joined Orchid Insurance as Managing Director of Corporate Development & Strategy, ... Read more

Orchid Insurance Announces New Chief Technology Officer, Chris Bardusch

VERO BEACH, Fla.—January 8, 2019—Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid Insurance”), a leading specialty underwriter of catastrophe exposed property insurance, announced today that Chris Bardusch has joined Orchid as Chief Technology Officer, a new position within the organization. This ne... Read more

TowerBrook Announces Acquisition of Orchid Underwriters from Gryphon Investors

NEW YORK & VERO BEACH, Fla.—December 20, 2018—TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P. (“TowerBrook”), an international investment management firm, announced today that it has acquired Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid”), a specialty underwriter of catastrophe exposed property insuran... 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 Underwriters Welcomes New Carrier National General Premier

Vero Beach, FL – November 30, 2016 – Orchid Underwriters (“Orchid”), a leading provider of coastal excess & surplus (“E&S”), as well as High Net Worth personal lines, is pleased to announce a new partnership with National General Premier, a specialty personal lines insurance comp... Read more

Orchid Underwriters Introduces Connect

Powerful Online Quote Submission Tool Now Available VERO BEACH, FL – November 16, 2016 – Orchid Underwriters (“Orchid”), a leading specialty underwriter of excess & surplus (“E&S”) insurance focusing on coastal properties, has announced the launch of Connect, a state of the art ... Read more

Orchid Completes Acquisition of Platinum Partners

VERO BEACH, FL – February X, 2016 – Orchid Underwriters (“Orchid”), a leading specialty underwriter of excess & surplus (“E&S”) insurance focusing on coastal properties, today announced that on February 1st, it closed on its acquisition of Platinum Partners (“Platinum”), a Ne... Read more

Orchid Announces New Executive Appointments: Names Bob Rose Senior VP of Underwriting and Programs and Bryan Schofield VP of Commercial Lines

Moves into Coastal Commercial E&S Business and Increased Investment in Carrier Relationships Vero Beach, FL, October 26, 2015 -- Orchid Underwriters Insurance Agency, LLC (“Orchid”), a leading specialty underwriter of property insurance focusing on coastal properties, announced today it has... Read more