Bankers Financial Announces New Insurance President

Nov 16, 2015, 11:15 ET from Bankers Financial Corporation

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Financial Corporation, a St. Petersburg-based insurance, surety and business solutions company, today announced the appointment of Judy Copechal to President, Insurance, effective December 1st.

Copechal has more than 35 years of experience within the Property & Casualty (P&C) business, previously serving at Bankers as Senior Vice President, Product Management, and Vice President, Insurance Operations. Copechal most recently was a member of the Leadership Team at United Insurance Holdings Corp. serving as Chief Underwriting Officer.

"We are excited to have Judy's leadership and expertise back within the Bankers fold," said Dr. John A. Strong, Chairman and CEO, Bankers Financial Corporation. "Her familiarity of our insurance lines puts us on an even quicker path to increase growth and sales within our insurance businesses."

In 2014, Insurance Networking News named Copechal one of the Top 10 Women in Insurance Leadership.

About Bankers Financial Corporation

Bankers Insurance Group is a subsidiary of Bankers Financial Corporation, a 39-year old private, diversified financial services company based in St. Petersburg, FL. The 750 associates at Bankers offer outsourcing solutions for claims, policy and flood products for insurers; insurance tracking for lenders; human resources solutions as a professional employer organization for small business; warranties for consumer electronics and new homes; insurance and maintenance services for properties, businesses and builders; annuities for individual investors, and surety bonds for contractors and bail.

SOURCE Bankers Financial Corporation