Bradenton, FL – (June 15, 2017) – SUNZ Insurance Company, a leading large deductible workers’ compensation carrier, announced it has appointed Glen J. Distefano to the position of Chief Technology Officer. Distefano will provide the leadership, vision and a roadmap for how technology can further strengthen the company’s current and future workers’ compensation offerings, service delivery and overall business. Distefano had been serving as Chief Operations Officer and Chief Information Officer where he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of SUNZ, including the technology area. He has also served on the Board of Directors of SUNZ since 2008.
“I’m very pleased to have Glen assume this extremely important position. He is a technologist at heart and his service to SUNZ for over a decade has been invaluable. Glen has a unique blend of experience and knowledge that will ensure our technology infrastructure stays ahead of the curve,” said CEO Steve Herrig. “Glen is highly respected in the PEO and staffing industry and I have no doubt that he will continue to be instrumental as SUNZ continues to grow.”
“It’s been an honor to work at SUNZ over the past decade and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to focus on the technology needs of the company. With growth comes many technological challenges and I look forward to leading the technology strategy for SUNZ,” said Distefano.
Distefano joined SUNZ Insurance Company at its inception in 2005 as Chief Information Officer and was instrumental in the design and implementation of all technology currently in place at SUNZ Insurance Company. With his extensive background in the PEO and Staffing Industries he helped create the systems in place today to ensure compliance in the areas of fraud, payroll reporting and audit systems.
Mr. Distefano has been involved in the Professional Employer Organization (PEO) and Staffing Industries since the late 1980s. He started his career working for Staffing Network and Nexus Payroll Services located in Manchester, NH as their Manager of Information Systems.
Mr. Distefano is active in NAPEO, FAPEO and FSA. He is also a Licensed General Lines Property and Casualty Insurance Agent.