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CFO Jimmy Patronis Appoints Bo Rivard as Chair of Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors

10/9/2019

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For Immediate Release: Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Contact: Katie Strickland, 850.413.2842, katie.strickland@myfloridacfo.com
Devin Galetta, 850.413.2842, devin.galetta@myfloridacfo.com
 
CFO Jimmy Patronis Appoints Bo Rivard as Chair of Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors
 
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis today appointed Bo Rivard as the chair of the Citizens Board of Governors effective immediately.
 
CFO Jimmy Patronis said, “I am proud to appoint Bo as Chair of the Citizens Board and I know he will continue to serve our state well in this new role as he has extensive experience with statewide boards and commissions. As a Panama City resident, his first-hand knowledge of Hurricane Michael's impact provides an important perspective on the effects and financial toll of natural disasters our state faces.”
 
Bo Rivard has served on the Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors since April 29, 2019. He is a partner at Harrison, Rivard, Duncan, & Buzzett and previously served as chairman of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. As an attorney, Rivard has represented both public and private companies including those in the health care, transportation, and other regulated industries.
 
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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 Twitter (@FLDFS).