David Carothers has more than 30 years of broad-based experience in risk management, safety, human resources, business operations and is the co-founder of Praxiom Risk Management. Dave uses his depth of expertise to develop and deliver creative, cutting edge, pragmatic risk management and insurance solutions for Praxiom clients.
Dave also serves as a managing partner and risk management consultant for The Integrita Group, LLC — a high touch risk management consulting firm with a specialty in risk management support services for independent insurance agencies. In this capacity, Dave has successfully assisted several small and middle market agencies with a vast range of services including leading and managing the build-out of and day to day operations of a multi-million dollar commercial risk management practice for a Florida based start-up agency. In addition, he assisted in the design, construction, and delivery of the agency’s overall client value proposition across all agency functions.
Prior to founding Praxiom and The Integrita Group, Dave served as the Sr. Vice President of Risk Management for a Florida-based PEO named Advantec. In this position, he was responsible for the management of all Advantec insurance relationships, the performance of Advantec’s workers’ compensation program, and the development and delivery of risk management consulting services to Advantec’s over 550 clients representing over 20,000 employees.
David E. Carothers is an active member on the advisory board to the Certification Institute for PEO Workers Compensation Risk Management. He is also a member of the Florida Bureau of Workers Compensation Fraud Task Force, as a representative for the Florida PEO Industry.
Dave has had significant experience at the national account level as a Corporate Risk Manager. He served as Vice President of Human Resources and Administration for U.S. Aggregates and was the first Director of Risk Management for LifeStyle Furnishings International in High Point, NC.
Dave earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Baldwin-Wallace College. He has also earned recognition as a Certified Safety Professional from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals and as an Associate in Risk Management from the Insurance Institute of America. He is a licensed property/casualty agent in a number of states.
Dave and his wife, Karen, have three children and four grandchildren and reside in Lithia, Florida.
David can be reached via email: email@example.com