Douglass Alsop Joins SUNZ as National Claims Manager

Aug 02, 2011, 15:34 ET from SUNZ Insurance

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Douglass Alsop has joined SUNZ Insurance, headquartered in St. Petersburg, Fla., as the new national claims manager. Alsop will be an associate to the senior management unit.

Chief Operations Officer Glen J. Distefano is forming a diverse group of reputable managers with an attractive record of accomplishments. "Our goal is to join forces with leaders that have a unique vision to help our company continue to grow," said Distefano. "Alsop has remarkable experience with varying leadership roles that span all aspects of the risk and claims side of our business. His results-driven solutions will help us better serve our clients in this competitive industry," added Distefano.

Alsop came to SUNZ from ADVANTEC as the director of risk management and claim operations, holding that position from 2002 to 2011. During this time, Alsop was responsible for managing and overseeing the workers' compensation claims process for over 500 client employers in the PEO industry. Before ADVANTEC, Alsop worked with Ward North America, Inc., and held other various leadership roles at Scott Wetzel Services, Inc.

With 32 years of experience in insurance and marketing, Alsop brings a wide range of valued wisdom to the role of national claims manager. Alsop received his Master of Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University, and served on the National Advisory Board for AIG IntelliRisk.

SUNZ Insurance provides workers' compensation in more than a dozen states, tailored specifically for staffing companies, PEOs and other large employers in various industries. Their continued growth is a result of the consultative approach they utilize for every client they work with and policy they underwrite. With a combined 200+ years of experience in the industry, SUNZ focuses on aggressive claims management and effective return to work programs that help employers improve the performance of their workers' compensation program. To learn more about SUNZ Insurance visit them at For additional information, contact Glen Distefano at 941.524.8483