Lisa is an excellent choice for our board. She brings vision, strategic leadership and a passion for our culture. This is a milestone for FCCI, and we are fortunate to have such a strong candidate within the company.
Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) April 04, 2016
Sarasota-based FCCI Insurance Group (FCCI) announced today that Lisa Krouse, Esq., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, has been appointed to FCCI’s board of directors effective April 27. Krouse is FCCI’s Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer and will retain her current position along with her board duties.
Krouse has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry and in human resources. She joined FCCI in 2005, and she is the first woman appointed to FCCI’s board.
“Lisa has served FCCI for more than a decade and her understanding of, and commitment to, our mission, values and corporate character, along with her insurance and human resources experience, makes her a natural fit for our board,” said John Stafford, Chairman of the Board.
Craig Johnson, FCCI President & CEO, said, “Lisa is an excellent choice for our board. She brings vision, strategic leadership and a passion for our culture. This is a milestone for FCCI, and we are fortunate to have such a strong candidate within the company.”
“I’m honored to be joining the board,” said Krouse. “I’ve always done my best to contribute to FCCI and have a positive impact, and I’m excited to be able to do that in a new way. I have tremendous respect for each of FCCI’s directors, and I look forward to serving with them in an increased capacity.”
In addition to her role at FCCI, Krouse is currently Chair of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and sits on the board of directors for CareerSource Suncoast, board of trustees for Doctors Hospital and on the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity. She is extensively involved in community and charity work, and in promoting Sarasota and the surrounding area. Krouse has spoken on Corporate Philanthropy, Leadership, Wellness in the Workplace and many other topics, and she has written for several publications on legal insurance and employment law topics.
At FCCI, Krouse is a strong supporter of leadership and career development programs, as well as health and wellness programs.
Krouse began her insurance career at NCCI where she worked for nearly 10 years. Prior to joining FCCI, she was General Counsel, Southeast Region and Vice President of Human Resources at Zenith Insurance Company. Krouse received her Bachelor of Science from New York University and her Juris Doctorate from New York Law School. She is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and is a member of the Florida Bar, District of Columbia Bar and the New York Bar.
About FCCI – Working through independent agents in 18 states, FCCI provides commercial property and casualty insurance to nearly 19,000 policyholders and commercial and contract surety to more than 17,000 bonded principals. Established in 1959 and rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, FCCI is headquartered in Sarasota, Fla., and has regional and branch offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Mississippi and Texas. For more information, please contact 800-226-3224 or visit http://www.fcci-group.com.