FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.,/PRNewswire/ — Patriot National Insurance Group and Guarantee Insurance Company announced today the appointment of Ernest N. Csiszar to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Csiszar is currently serving as a Special Assistant to the Dean for the Risk and Uncertainty Management Initiative and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business. He was South Carolina’s insurance commissioner from 1999 to 2004 and President and CEO of Property and Casualty Insurers of America, the largest property and casualty insurance association in the United States, from 2004 to 2006. He also served for five years as president and CEO of Seibels Bruce Group, Inc., a South Carolina-based property and casualty insurance company, and was president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners in 2004. Mr. Csiszar also serves as a Director of Mastec, Inc., an NYSE listed specialty contractor, Bridge Strategy Group, LLC, a management-consulting firm, and PHTS Services, Ltd., a service provider to the healthcare industry.
Steven M. Mariano, Chairman & CEO of Patriot National said, “Our organization will benefit greatly from Ernie’s vast experience in the insurance and financial services industries. His knowledge of both the business and regulatory environments will bring a fresh perspective to our board.”
Csiszar, a native of Romania, earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, where he also earned his law degree. He practiced commercial and corporate law in Canada in the 1970s and ’80s. From 1979 to 1988 he was a partner and managing co-director of Holborn Holding Corporation, based in Geneva, Switzerland, where he was responsible for merchant banking and project finance activities in the Middle East, the Far East, and North America.
About Patriot National Insurance Group
Patriot National Insurance Group is an insurance holding company focused on workers’ compensation insurance. Patriot has two operating subsidiaries – Guarantee Insurance Company and Patriot Underwriters, Inc. Guarantee Insurance Company’s workers’ compensation product line includes large deductible, segregated cell captives, agency-owned captives, and investor-owned captives. Patriot Underwriters is a Managing General Underwriter that produces, underwrites and services alternative market and traditional workers’ compensation insurance plans for leading insurance companies.
About Guarantee Insurance Company
Guarantee Insurance Company produces, underwrites, and administers alternative market and traditional workers’ compensation insurance. For further information, please visit www.guaranteeins.com.