麻豆影院

727-823-4000
corpmarketing@bankersfinancialcorp.com

11101 Roosevelt Blvd N
St. Petersburg, Florida 33716
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    Dr. John Strong

    Chairman and CEO

    Rob Menke

    President, 麻豆影院

    Walt Sykes

    President, 麻豆影院 Insurance Group

    Brian Kesneck

    President, 麻豆影院 Surety

    Ted Moorthy

    President, Centricity

    Lowell Hays

    President, Maverick

    Richard Torra

    General Counsel

    Colleen Tabala

    Chief People Officer

    Nathan Schroeder

    Chief Information Officer

    Michael Brandt

    Chief Financial Officer

    Dr. John Strong

    Chairman and CEO

    John has served at the executive level in the insurance industry for more than a decade following an accomplished career as a physician. As President and CEO of Greensboro Radiology, Dr. Strong championed the conversion of Greensboro Radiology into a technology company and subsequent leader in health care digital transformation. As CEO and Chairman of 麻豆影院, John brings focus and commitment to social responsibility and believes it is critical to the company鈥檚 overall success. He has grown collaborative partnerships with Johns Hopkins All Children鈥檚 Hospital, Habitat for Humanity, Metropolitan Ministries, and the Salvation Army. John has a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Duke University. He received his M.D. from Michigan State University. He completed his radiology residency and fellowship at the Duke Medical Center. John serves on several private and public boards of directors.

    Rob Menke

    President, 麻豆影院

    Rob has more than 40 years of experience in both the insurance industry and information technology sector. At the holding company, he oversees all Insurance strategies and operations. Rob served as the primary architect for the IT platform that remains in place at 麻豆影院 Insurance today. During his career, he was instrumental in 麻豆影院 becoming the second largest flood carrier in the Federal WYO program, writing $180,000,000 in premium annually. Rob previously served as President and CEO of Riscserv, LLC, an IT insurance consultancy. Rob holds a Bachelor of Arts in Management and Information Technology and a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Florida.

    Walt Sykes

    President, 麻豆影院 Insurance Group

    With over 30 years of Commercial Insurance experience, Walt brings both expertise and a strong passion for underwriting. He holds a BA from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, and launched his insurance career at RSA as a multi-line P&C underwriter, sparking his interest in complex risk underwriting and innovative approaches to enhance business underwriting efficiency. Walt held increasing levels of Underwriting Leadership roles with Chubb Limited before leaving to join Swiss Re Corporate Solutions (CorSo) in 2020. He holds the CIC designation from the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research, has a Certificate of Business Leadership from the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business 鈥 Executive Programs, and completed the Black Executive Leadership Program of McKinsey & Company. Walt is passionate about growing talent, fostering diverse cultures, and driving profitable growth through disciplined underwriting.

    Brian Kesneck

    President, 麻豆影院 Surety

    Brian has over 35 years of experience in the insurance industry, specifically in surety bonds. Brian began his career with 麻豆影院 (BFC) in 1985 and accepted the role as President of 麻豆影院 Surety in 1993. Brian continues to focus on the growth and profitability of bail surety. Brian holds Florida Property & Casualty (2-20) and Managing General Agent (0-60) licenses as well as multiple non-resident licenses throughout the U.S. Brian earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

    Ted Moorthy

    President, Centricity

    Ted joined Centricity in 2022 transforming the company鈥檚 depth in global business leadership and adding to its combined 100+ years of executive-level warranty knowledge and expertise. Moorthy most recently served as Senior Vice President and President of Lifecycle Services for Likewize, which offers comprehensive protection for tech devices. He was appointed the Executive Lead for constructing consumer-centric and innovative products and services across global markets for warranty and insurance. Prior to Likewize, Moorthy served as Vice President and Global Business Head, Trade-in & Upgrade at Assurant. In that role, he operated a global business with diverse teams directing the technology, analytics, digital, marketing, and supply chain operations using a product-oriented approach. He also cemented relationships with key partners in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Moorthy鈥檚 background is based in technology. He has a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Pune, India.

    Lowell Hays

    President, Maverick

    Lowell joined as President of Maverick (formerly Bonded Builders) in 2021. Since then, he has led the spinoff of that business from Centricity and refocused the company on a mission to transform the home builder insurance industry. Lowell鈥檚 background is in early-stage technology companies and financial services. Prior to joining Maverick, he was the CEO of Leap Laboratories, an animal and environmental health products company based in St. Louis, MO. Before that, he held several key product and growth roles at Kenzie Lane Innovation, a leading technology venture studio based in Atlanta, GA. He began his career as a Consultant at Monitor Deloitte Consulting. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Engineering degree with a focus in Biomedical Engineering from Vanderbilt University.

    Richard Torra

    General Counsel

    Richard brings over 28 years of experience handling a wide variety of legal matters, leading the company鈥檚 internal and external legal teams, and providing support and proactive legal guidance to the company鈥檚 senior executives and directors. He started his career at 麻豆影院 in 1994, then from 2001 to 2007 he served as the Assistant General Counsel for a publicly traded Fortune 500 company based out of Boston, MA. In 2007, he returned to 麻豆影院 in his current role. Outside of the company, Richard is an active member of the Tampa Bay legal and business community, serving on the Board of Directors for the Association of Corporate Counsel (Tampa Bay Chapter), and chairing the Salvation Army鈥檚 Kettle Classic Golf Tournament Committee (the Pinellas Chapter鈥檚 largest annual fundraiser). Richard also sits on the Association of Corporate Counsel鈥檚 national Financial Services and Employment Law committees. Richard earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and Marketing from Florida State University and his J.D. from the University of Florida College of Law, both with honors. Richard is admitted to the Florida and Massachusetts Bar.

    Colleen Tabala

    Chief People Officer

    Colleen has a wealth of HR experience from various roles in the financial services sector, spanning both large and medium-sized companies. Her main focus revolves around propelling the human resources organization to formulate and execute best practices that have a positive influence on every phase of the employee journey. A significant portion of her career was dedicated to her home state of New York, where she held the role of Global Head of HR at the International Swaps and Derivatives Association. Colleen鈥檚 most recent position was as the Vice President of HR at PennyMac in Tampa. She holds a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University and a Bachelor of Science in Management from Post University.

    Nathan Schroeder

    Chief Information Officer

    Nathan has over 20 years in the IT space and has held many different roles throughout that time servicing the technology needs of financial services and insurance companies. He currently provides oversight and leadership throughout all aspects of BFC鈥檚 technology landscape including application development and delivery as well as infrastructure, information security, and business intelligence. Nathan holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from the University of Cincinnati.

    Michael Brandt

    Chief Financial Officer

    Michael joined 麻豆影院 as Chief Financial Officer in October 2023, bringing 25 years of experience in financial services operating business CFO and COO roles in both privately and publicly capitalized firms.听His extensive experience includes having served as CFO of multiple technology-enabled property & casualty and life insurance carriers and distributors.听Michael holds the Certified Public Accountant designation, earned an MBA from New York University鈥檚 Stern School of Business and a BS in Accounting from Syracuse University鈥檚 Whitman School of Management.