Patriot National CEO Inducted Into Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

Apr 27, 2015, 09:00 ET from Patriot National, Inc.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot National, Inc. (NYSE: PN), announced today that Steven M. Mariano, Chief Executive Officer, was inducted into the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame by Nova Southeastern University's H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship.   

The Entrepreneur Hall of Fame, the highest honor awarded by the Huizenga Business School, was established in 1990 to honor the achievements of outstanding entrepreneurs and recognize them for contributions made towards bettering the communities in which they live.  Previous inductees include Dave Thomas of Wendy's (1992), Jim Moran of JM Family Enterprises (1995), Fred DeLuca of Subway (2003), Mike Jackson of AutoNation (2010) and numerous other national business leaders.

"It is an honor to be inducted into the ranks of such a prestigious group of world class entrepreneurs," said Mariano. "To be recognized by my peers both for professional achievement and philanthropy is not only gratifying – it is immensely humbling.  I look forward to an ongoing involvement with Huizenga Business School's efforts to advance opportunities for entrepreneurs."

Mariano was recognized for his notable track record as an entrepreneur having successfully built four large business enterprises over a 25-year career in the insurance and financial services sectors and epitomized by the recent initial public offering of Patriot National, the only independent, national provider of comprehensive technology and end-to-end outsourcing solutions to the workers' compensation insurance market.

About Patriot National

Patriot National is a national provider of comprehensive technology and outsourcing solutions within the workers' compensation marketplace for insurance companies, employers, local governments and reinsurance captives. Patriot National provides general agency services, technology outsourcing, software solutions, specialty underwriting and policyholder services and claims administration services to its insurance carrier clients and other clients. Patriot National is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with nine regional offices around the country.

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Media and Investor Contacts:

Lisa Mueller, (310) 622-8231 Paige Hart, (310 622-8244 Financial Profiles, Inc. PatriotNational@finprofiles.com 

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