People: Federated National Holding Co (FNHC.O)

FNHC.O on Consolidated Issue listed on NASDAQ Global Market

24.44USD
17 Sep 2014
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$0.21 (+0.87%)
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Volume
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bruce Simberg

65 Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael Braun

47 2009 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Peter Prygelski

45 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Director

Carl Dorf

73 2001 Independent Director

Jenifer Kimbrough

43 2009 Independent Director

Richard Wilcox

72 2003 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Bruce Simberg

Mr. Bruce F. Simberg II serves as an Independent Chairman of the Board of Federated National Holding Co. Mr. Simberg has been a practicing attorney since October 1975, most recently as managing partner of Conroy, Simberg, Ganon, Krevans, Abel, Lurvey, Morrow & Schefer, P.A. (“Conroy Simberg”), a law firm in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, since October 1979.

Michael Braun

Mr. Michael H. Braun serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Federated National Holding Co. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company in July 2008, President in June 2009, and elected to the Board of Directors in December 2005. Previously, Mr. Braun was Chief Operating Officer, where he was responsible for the Company’s day-to-day operations and strategic product portfolio. Mr. Braun has also served as President of Federated National Insurance Company (“FNIC”), a subsidiary of the Company, since September 2003, a position that he continues to hold. Previously, he held key management positions within FNIC, responsible for operations, marketing and underwriting. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Braun was Managing Partner for an independent chain of insurance agencies, which was acquired by the Company in 1998. Mr. Braun does not serve on the Board of Directors of any other SEC reporting company.

Peter Prygelski

Mr. Peter J. Prygelski, III, serves as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Director of Federated National Holding Co. He was named Chief Financial Officer in June 2007 after serving as an independent director from January 2004 through June 2007. Mr. Prygelski was re-nominated to the Board in June 2008 and has served as an inside director since that time. Mr. Prygelski has spent his entire career in the financial services industry. He spent 12 years at American Express in various capacities including; Director of Internal Audit and Assistant General Auditor of American Express Centurion Bank. In this capacity, Mr. Prygelski was responsible for the monitoring of internal controls for a bank with $45 billion in assets, and assessing and mitigating operational, reputational, regulatory and strategic risk. After leaving American Express, he spent the next three years at Ernst & Young and Deloitte and Touche. At both firms, Mr. Prygelski served as a senior manager responsible for growing the financial services practice in the Southeast. He managed teams that provided Fortune 500 companies with consulting services in the following areas; Finance Transformation, Finance Operations Effectiveness, Financial Reporting, Cost Optimization, Governance, Risk and Compliance Services, and Board of Directors Performance

Carl Dorf

Mr. Carl Dorf serves as an Independent Director of Federated National Holding Co., since August 2001. Mr. Dorf has over 40 years of diversified investment experience as a security analyst, portfolio manager, mutual fund manager and hedge fund manager. He earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and in the past served as director of the Los Angeles Society of Security Analysts. Since April 2001, Mr. Dorf has been the principal of Dorf Asset Management, LLC, and is responsible for all investment decisions made by that company. From January 1991 to February 2001, Mr. Dorf served as the Fund Manager of ING Pilgrim Bank and Thrift Fund. Prior to his experience at Pilgrim, Mr. Dorf was a principal in Dorf & Associates, an investment management company.

Jenifer Kimbrough

Ms. Jenifer G. Kimbrough serves as an Independent Director of Federated National Holding Co., since April 1, 2009. Ms. Kimbrough has served as the Vice President of Compliance and Audit for Surgical Care Affiliates since March 2010, prior to which Ms. Kimbrough served as the Vice President of Assurance and Process Improvement. Prior to 2007, Ms. Kimbrough was the Senior Vice President of Investor Relations at Regions Financial Corporation. From 1993 to 2003, Ms. Kimbrough served as an Audit Senior Manager at Ernst & Young LLP. Ms. Kimbrough received her certification as a certified public accountant from the Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy in 1994. Ms. Kimbrough is an active member of several societies, including: American Woman’s Society of CPAs, Institute of Internal Auditors, Alabama State Society of CPAs and American Institute of CPAs. Additionally, she recently served on the AICPA Women’s Initiative Executive Committee and as National President of the AWSCPA.

Richard Wilcox

Mr. Richard W. Wilcox, Jr., serves as an Independent Director of Federated National Holding Co., since January 2003. Mr. Wilcox has been in the insurance industry for more than 40 years. In 1963, Mr. Wilcox started an insurance agency that eventually developed into a business generating $10 million in annual revenue. In 1991, Mr. Wilcox sold his agency to Hilb, Rogal and Hamilton Company (“HRH”) of Fort Lauderdale, for which he retained the position of President through 1998. In 1998, HRH of Fort Lauderdale merged with Poe and Brown of Fort Lauderdale, and Mr. Wilcox served as the Vice President of Poe and Brown until 1999, when he retired. Mr. Wilcox holds CIC designation as a member of the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors. Mr. Wilcox also holds an Advanced Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a national public company director education and credentialing organization.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Bruce Simberg

--

Michael Braun

1,587,790

Peter Prygelski

939,519

Carl Dorf

--

Jenifer Kimbrough

--

Richard Wilcox

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Bruce Simberg

0 0

Michael Braun

15,000 16,545

Peter Prygelski

0 0

Carl Dorf

0 0

Jenifer Kimbrough

0 0

Richard Wilcox

0 0
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