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CFO Jimmy Patronis Appoints Three to the Florida Insurance Guaranty Association

5/15/2024
For Immediate Release: Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Contact: Office of Communications, Communications@MyFloridaCFO.com, 850.413.2842

CFO Jimmy Patronis Appoints Three to the Florida Insurance Guaranty Association

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis announced the appointment of Glenn Ritchie and Benjamin Treuil to the Florida Insurance Guaranty Association (FIGA) Board of Directors. CFO Patronis also reappointed Kimberly Blackburn to the FIGA Board of Directors. FIGA is a nonprofit corporation created by the Florida Legislature in 1970 and services pending claims by or against Florida policyholders of member insurance companies that become insolvent and are ordered liquidated.

Kimberly Blackburn, Gainesville

Blackburn has previously served as Chairwoman of the Florida Insurance Guaranty Association. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Blackburn currently serves as the Vice President of Products and Compliance at Florida Farm Bureau Insurance.

Glenn Ritchie, Winter Springs

Ritchie has worked for State Farm Insurance for 46 years and has been a State Farm Insurance agent since January 2024. He received his Bachelor’s Degree of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Louisiana Monroe, and his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Florida. Ritchie is certified as a chartered underwriter, a chartered financial consultant, and a chartered property casualty underwriter.

Benjamin Treuil, Lake Mary

Treuil has worked with Frontline Insurance for over 20 years. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Miami. Currently, Treuil serves as Frontline’s Executive Vice President of Finance.

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About CFO Jimmy Patronis  
Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is a statewide elected official and a member of Florida’s Cabinet who oversees the Department of Financial Services. CFO Patronis works each day to fight insurance fraud, support Florida’s firefighters, and ensure the state’s finances are stable to support economic growth in the state. Follow the activities of the Department on Facebook (FLDFS) and X (@FLDFS).