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Kathy Cody Appointed President of Orchid Insurance

Accomplished Senior Executive Previously Served as Specialty Underwriter’s COO VERO BEACH. FLA. – February 9, 2021 -- As part of an ongoing effort to provide differentiated shareholder and partnership value to its customers, Kathy Cody was appointed President of Orchid Underwriters Agency, LL... Read more

Orchid Insurance Names Carey Smith Chief Information Officer

VERO BEACH. FLA. – Dec. 15, 2020 – Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid Insurance”), among the largest independent managing general underwriters focusing on catastrophe-exposed properties, has named Carey B. Smith, who has more than 25 years of experience as a technology strategist and d... Read more

Orchid Insurance Partners With InsurTech Betterview to Enhance its CAT-Exposed Property Underwriting

VERO BEACH, Fla. - To enhance its CAT-exposed property underwriting, Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid Insurance”), is partnering with Betterview to gain access to the InsureTech’s remote property intelligence platform, Bryan Schofield, Senior Vice President and head of Commercial Lines... Read more

Orchid Insurance and Homesite Group partner to launch TRUE, a new insurance carrier to protect homeowners in catastrophe-exposed states

TAMPA, Fla.- November 11, 2020 - (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (Orchid), a specialty underwriter of catastrophe-exposed property insurance, and Homesite Group (Homesite), a national property insurer, announced today the creation of TRUE, a new reciprocal insurance company to... Read more

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 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 Receives “Award of Excellence” at the 2019 Insurance Marketing & Communications Association Showcase Awards

VERO BEACH, FL.—Monday, July 8, 2019— Orchid Underwriters Agency, LLC (“Orchid Insurance”), a leading specialty underwriter of catastrophe exposed property insurance, recently received the “Award of Excellence” from the Insurance Marketing & Communications Association (IMCA) for the... 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