FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot National Insurance Group announced today that Carol Azzarito has joined its team as Western Regional Claims Manager and Alison LePore has been promoted to Southeast Regional Claims Manager. Ms. Azzarito will manage Patriot's workers' compensation claims organization responsible for the states of California, Hawaii, Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, and Texas. Ms. LePore will manage Patriot's workers' compensation claims organization responsible for the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia.
"We are very pleased to announce the addition of Carol and the promotion of Ali," said Maria Allen, Chief Claims Officer of Patriot National Insurance Group. "Carol has a wealth of experience in workers' compensation claims in the state of California, and Ali's six year progression with the Patriot team makes her ideally suited to lead the Southeast Region."
Before joining Patriot National, Ms. Azzarito was CIGA Manager at Xchanging. Ms. Azzarito also has held claims management positions at Frank Gates Service Company, Keenan & Associates, and Kemper Insurance Company. She is a graduate of Barclay College and has earned Paralegal Certification.
Ms. LePore joined Patriot National Insurance Group in 2005 as a claims adjuster and was promoted to claims supervisor in 2007. Prior to joining Patriot National, Ms. LePore managed claims at MAC Risk Management, United Self Insured Services, and CNA. She is Board Certified in workers' compensation and litigation. She also holds licensure in multiple jurisdictions including Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and Alabama.
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.
Guarantee Insurance Company is a specialty workers' compensation insurance company offering large deductible, segregated cell captives, agency-owned captives, and guaranteed cost policies in 22 states plus the District of Columbia. For further information, please visit www.guaranteeins.com.
Patriot Underwriters, Inc. is a Managing General Agency that produces, underwrites and services alternative market and guaranteed cost workers' compensation insurance policies for leading insurance companies. For further information, please visit www.patriotunderwriters.com
SOURCE Patriot National Insurance Group