David has several years of experience providing clients with creative solutions to more effectively manage their Total Cost of Risk. He specializes in commercial property and casualty insurance placement for middle market companies of all types and specifically in the technology and life sciences industries.
He holds general lines insurance licenses in Florida and other states. He also holds the Certified Insurance Counselor and Certified Risk Manager designations from The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research and is currently pursuing the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter designation from the Insurance Institute of America.
Prior to entering the insurance industry, David held various general management positions with profit and loss responsibilities for two Fortune 500 companies. His over ten years of profit and loss management experience gives him a unique and refreshing perspective when helping clients reduce their Total Cost of Risk.
David is the Director and founding member of the Tampa Young Business Professionals. He is active in several civic organizations including serving as the Chief Fundraising Officer for Scubanauts International, a national not-for-profit organization teaching leadership and teamwork skills to teens from 12-18 years of age. He is a very active member of the Tampa Bay Technology Forum and volunteer for the Tampa Bay Technology Foundation. He is a contributing author to Bay Area Business Magazine as well as a keynote speaker on a variety of technology and life science specific risk management topics at incubators and accelerators throughout the Florida High-Tech Corridor. David is also a member of Florida BIO, the Gainesville Area Innovation Network, Florida Business Incubator Association and actively assists their member companies with creative structuring of risk management programs.
Prior to joining Praxiom, David was an Enterprise Sales Advisor for a multi-million dollar commercial risk management agency where he was repeatedly recognized for exemplary achievement.
David holds Bachelors of Science Degrees in Management and Marketing from Birmingham-Southern College and has done post-graduate work in Public and Private Management.
David’s biggest accomplishment, however, is his three sons, Grayson, Landon, and Ethan. He is a proud father and looks forward to the day that they join Team Praxiom!David can be reached at: DRC@praxiom-rm.com