Karen Bolinder Promoted to Chief Operating Officer

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Bradenton, FL – (June 22, 2017) – SUNZ Insurance Company, a leading large deductible workers’ compensation carrier, announced today the promotion of Karen Bolinder from Director of Financial Operations to Chief Operating Officer. In her new position, Bolinder will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of SUNZ Insurance with direct oversight of the policy administration and payroll departments. Bolinder will also work closely with Therese A. Stevens, President of SUNZ, on the company’s overall operations strategy and execution. Read More

Glen J. Distefano Appointed Chief Technology Officer

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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.  Read More

SUNZ Appoints Theodore G. Bryant as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

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Bradenton, FL (February 22, 2017) – SUNZ Holdings today announced the appointment of Theodore “Ted” G. Bryant, Esq. to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of SUNZ Holdings and will report directly to Steven F. Herrig, CEO and Chairman of the Board. In this newly created position, Mr. Bryant will be responsible for leading the SUNZ Law Department across the company including having principle oversight over matters such as corporate governance as it relates to contracts, regulatory compliance and general corporate matters for SUNZ Holdings and its affiliates. He will also play an important part in the growth and development of the holding company’s affiliates, capital raising activities, mergers and acquisitions, and supporting the business development efforts. Read More

SUNZ Insurance Announces $5M Capital Contribution for Year Ending 2016

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Bradenton, FL (January 12, 2017) – SUNZ Insurance Company, a large deductible workers’ compensation carrier with a niche market for Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs), Staffing Agencies and large companies, today announced that SUNZ Holdings, which is the parent company of the carrier and wholly owned by Steven F. Herrig, completed a $5 million capital contribution in 2016 to SUNZ Insurance Company purposed for future growth. Read More

SUNZ Unveils New Brand Identity

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Bradenton, FL — June 28, 2016 — SUNZ Insurance Company, which provides large deductible workers’ compensation programs to Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs), staffing agencies and self-insured employers, announced today the official launch of its new brand identity. The new brand identity includes a new corporate logo and a re-designed website, www.sunzinsurance.com. It is being launched in conjunction with the staff moving to the new corporate office space in Bradenton, FL. Read More

SUNZ Insurance Retains Next Level Administrators as New TPA

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Sarasota, FL – (May 26, 2016) –  SUNZ Insurance Company announced today that Next Level Administrators, LLC will be its new Third Party Administrator (TPA) effective June 1, 2016.   The new TPA partnership allows for a much closer working relationship and more control over the claims handling process.  It also gives SUNZ enhanced oversight and management of particular vendors working on claims. The result will be a cohesive and transparent claims product for the policyholders, their employers and ultimately the injured worker. Read More