"Block will play a critical role as we take Gulfstream to levels not achieved before."
Sarasota, Fla. (PRWEB) July 29, 2015
Gulfstream Property and Casualty Insurance Company, a regional property carrier providing homeowners, condominium, renters, dwelling fire and flood coverage with operations in five states, has announced the appointment of David N. Block as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Block is a certified public accountant and brings three decades of financial leadership experience in the insurance industry to the company.
“Dave has had an outstanding 30-year career of financial leadership roles in the insurance industry,” said Doug Reynolds, President and CEO of Gulfstream. “His expertise in financial planning for multi-billion dollar insurance operations, along with his extensive experience in the property and casualty industry, will be beneficial as Gulfstream continues its expansion into Gulf and Atlantic coast states. Dave will play a critical role as we take Gulfstream to levels not achieved before.”
Block joined Gulfstream after an eight-year stint at QBE Insurance where he provided executive leadership and oversight for financial planning and analysis. Prior to that position, he served at Nationwide Insurance in financial roles for 17 years and worked at the accounting firm of Ernst & Young, where he specialized in property and casualty insurance. In his roles at Nationwide and QBE, Block’s national oversight responsibilities included leading the financial planning and analysis functions, supporting growth and profitability initiatives and developing an expense infrastructure to support expense management.
Block earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting degree from Indiana University. He holds both the CPCU and CLU designations.
Gulfstream Property and Casualty Insurance Company, headquartered in Sarasota, Fla., is a leading regional provider of residential property insurance along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts. Formed in 2004, Gulfstream is now licensed in seven states and currently operates in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
Gulfstream brings an established, comprehensive record of success working in hurricane-prone states to serve policyholders and agents. The company provides a range of quality insurance products that meet the specific needs of residents in these states, including homeowners, condominium, renters, dwelling fire and flood insurance.
Gulfstream combines service delivery and quality insurance products with a seasoned management team and the financial strength of its private investors. Gulfstream is backed by its affiliate company, Seibels, one of the insurance industry’s most reputable technology and service providers with more than 140 years of experience. Gulfstream has been assigned a Financial Stability Rating® (FSR) of A, Exceptional, from Demotech, Inc.
Perry Ian Cone
General Counsel, Secretary, Vice President for Administration and Compliance
5240 Paylor Lane
Sarasota, FL 34240