News & Media: Corporate


Orchid Insurance Partner – CrossCover – Expands Leadership Team

HOUSTON, TEXAS – July 29, 2020 – CrossCover Insurance Services, a new MGU of middle-market commercial properties established in partnership with Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid Insurance”), named three former AmRisc executives to its leadership team, Scott Hanson, President of Cro... Read more

Orchid Insurance Names Ross Bowie to Head Personal Lines

VERO BEACH. FL. – June 23, 2020 – Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid Insurance”), among the largest independent managing general underwriters that focus on catastrophe-exposed properties, has named Ross Bowie as Head of Personal Lines, Brad Emmons, President and Chief Executive Officer... Read more

Orchid Insurance Announces New Partnership with Specialty Lines Startup CrossCover

VERO BEACH. FL. – June 15, 2020 – Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid Insurance”), among the largest independent managing general underwriters focusing on catastrophe-exposed residential and commercial lines properties, launched CrossCover Insurance Services (“CrossCover”). Formed i... Read more

Orchid Insurance Appoints Chief Financial Officer

VERO BEACH. FL. – April 6, 2020 – Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid Insurance”), one of the largest independent managing general underwriters with a focus in catastrophe-exposed properties, has appointed Michael Garamoni as Chief Financial Officer, Brad Emmons, President and Chief Exe... Read more

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