Guy Carpenter today announced the appointment of Mark Talerico as a Managing Director in the firm’s Tampa, Florida office. He will report to George Carse, Guy Carpenter’s branch manager in Tampa.
In his new role, Mr. Talerico will work with Guy Carpenter’s clients in Tampa, prospects and respective account teams, along with GC Analytics® and Guy Carpenter Strategic Advisory. His appointment marks his return to Guy Carpenter where he previously served as Senior Vice President Portfolio Management.
“Mark brings strong analytic, technical and product development expertise to our team,” said George Carse, branch manager of the Tampa office for Guy Carpenter. “With his 30 years of experience in the (re)insurance industry, Mark will help support the continuing growth of our operations in Florida,” Mr. Carse continued. “A certified public accountant and chartered financial analyst who earned his MBA from The George Washington University, Mark’s depth of knowledge enhances our value proposition to carriers in this state.”
Most recently, Mr. Talerico served as Chief Risk and Underwriting Officer at Narragansett Bay Insurance Company in Rhode Island, where he oversaw the firm’s distribution of risk in homeowners insurance. Prior to joining Narragansett and his time at Guy Carpenter, he worked as a Senior Vice President Risk Management Analytics for Balboa Life and Casualty Company in Irvine, California. Mr. Talerico’s experience also includes five years as Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management for simulation provider, Risk Management Solutions (RMS), and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for California earthquake insurance provider, Pacific Select Property Insurance Company.