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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

Orchid Insurance Grows Commercial Division To Eight New States

VERO BEACH, Fla., June 11, 2018  -- Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC ("Orchid Insurance"), a leading specialty underwriter of catastrophe exposed property insurance, announced today that it has expanded its Commercial Lines division into the key states of New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia... Read more

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

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