Security First Insurance Announces Executive Leadership Promotions 

Ormond Beach, Florida (January 5, 2024)–Security First Insurance, a Florida-based homeowners insurance provider, has experienced significant growth and over the last few years has expanded their offering of homeowners insurance solutions. To support this growth and expansion, Greg Moraski has been promoted to Chief Claims Officer, and Bob Ketchum, CPCU, CLU, ChFC, has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Product and Underwriting.

Moraski, with over 35 years of claims and litigation management experience, oversees the Company’s Project Management Office and the Claims Department, which includes specialized areas such as Catastrophe Response, Special Investigations and Fraud Prevention, and Litigation. The Claims Department comprises over half of Security First’s 400+ employee workforce. 

“Greg has a proven track record at Security First and in previous roles in catastrophe response and the management of high severity and complex losses. He also excels in developing diverse teams and will ensure we continue to have a collaborative culture across the company. We are very excited to see him grow in his role here,” said Security First’s President, Melissa Burt DeVriese. 

Ketchum, who has over 35 years of management experience in the property casualty industry and over 25 years in officer-level roles in Product/Underwriting management, will continue overseeing the Company’s Product and Underwriting Department to ensure we are meeting the varying needs of Floridians. 

“Bob’s expertise and comprehensive understanding of price and product has enabled us to withstand the last few difficult years so that we are now ready to grow our business. He will continue to ensure that we have a variety of great products to meet the unique needs of Florida homeowners,” said DeVriese.

These promotions are evidence of Security First's ability to develop talented professionals capable of driving the company forward in an ever-changing industry. Its "A" (Exceptional) Demotech Financial Stability Rating® is a testament to the Company's financial stability. Security First has been named the top choice for hurricane protection in Florida for three consecutive years (2022, 2023, and 2024) by MarketWatch, a subsidiary of Dow Jones & Company, demonstrating the Company's unwavering commitment to providing exemplary products and service to Floridians. 

In closing, DeVriese emphasized, “We are committed to Floridians, we have the financial strength and people to respond to major hurricanes, and we are looking to grow our business. These promotions will help us continue our commitment to Floridians to be there “storm after storm, year after year®.”

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