FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Steven M. Mariano, Chairman & CEO of Patriot National Insurance Group, a leading provider of workers' compensation insurance solutions, announced today that the Patriot Group of companies has added 170 new jobs during the 2012 calendar year. Patriot National was founded by Mariano in 2002 with two employees and has grown to over 450 employees in less than 10 years.
The 2012 expansion of Patriot National was not limited to its headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, as growth has been seen in all seven of its regional offices. In particular, Patriot has extended its presence in the West by launching a new regional headquarters in Woodland Hills, CA.
Among the 170 new hires is Bob Peters, Patriot's new Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Mr. Peters oversees the operations for the Patriot group of companies. Mr. Peters brings a wealth of experience from his previous position at Zenith Insurance Company as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Policy Operations.
Steven M. Mariano said, "In 2013 we plan for another year of positive growth, and we look forward to expanding our operations throughout the country."
John Brant, Head of Human Resources for Patriot, stated "Quite simply, we look for the best in the industry and we will go anywhere to find them. Coupled with our benefit programs and our passionate employees, there is no better opportunity if you are in the insurance industry."
About Patriot National Insurance Group
Patriot National Insurance Group is an insurance holding company focused on workers' compensation insurance. Patriot National Insurance Group has two operating subsidiaries- Guarantee Insurance Company and Patriot Underwriters, Inc. For further information, please visit www.pnigroup.com.
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