Brown & Brown, an insurance company, has named regional president Thomas Riley, certified public accountant (CPA), chartered property casualty underwriter (CPCU), certified management accountant (CMA), and certified insurance counsellor (CIC), as chief acquisitions officer (CAO). Riley will assume responsibility for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity of the company and its subsidiaries, and for the supervision of the personnel within the company who work on acquisition matters. He will continue to have regional oversight responsibility for operations in south Florida and the northeastern US while assuming additional duties in connection with this promotion.
Riley has been with Brown & Brown since 1990, when he joined as chief financial officer (CFO). He has been promoted through several positions over the years and was elected as regional executive vice president (EVP) in 2001. He was elected regional president in 2005. As regional president and CAO, Riley will continue to be responsible for his current regional operations but will enhance his responsibilities through an expanded role in growing the company’s overall operations.
Riley is a member of various regional and national insurance carriers’ advisory councils as well as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
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