United Insurance Appoints Joseph Peiso as CFO

United Insurance Holdings, a property and casualty insurance holding company, has appointed Joseph Peiso as chief financial officer (CFO), effective 19 January 2010.

As CFO, Peiso will be responsible for United’s financial planning and control, financial reporting and general corporate finance activities. He brings 25 years of experience in the property casualty insurance industry to his role at United. Peiso holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Florida, and is a certified public accountant (CPA) in Florida, as well as a chartered property casualty underwriter (CPCU).

Most recently, Peiso served as a consultant to the insurance industry. As managing member of Sarasota Bay Insurance Managers, he primarily offered his expertise in regulatory oversight, company formation, mergers and acquisitions, dispute resolution, and financial review. In his role as consultant, he worked directly with Florida Office of Insurance Regulation representatives to assist Florida domestic insurance companies placed under administrative supervision. In addition, he conducted financial analysis and financial modelling related to formations of insurance companies and mergers involving insurance companies, assisted with the preparation of compliance documentation packages, prepared financial projections, and conducted financial modelling and cash flow analysis for various insurance companies.


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