MIAMI, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Windhaven® Insurance, a Miami-based personal lines insurance carrier, has expanded its senior leadership team and named James "Jim" Murphy as Chief Actuary and Vice President of Product, Ben J. Turner, President of Windhaven® Insurance CEO, announced today.
"As we broaden our organization to help guide our incredible growth and to quickly push into new product areas, we are delighted to bring Jim on board," said Turner. "Jim possesses both the expertise and fresh perspectives required of our actuarial operations and the acumen to develop new products that reinforce our ongoing promise to help local independent agents succeed. He'll be an asset for sophisticated product design and profitable growth to both Windhaven and ClutchAnalytics, a wholly owned software company."
Murphy has a distinguished career as an actuary that spans more than two decades including his most recent role as Chief Actuary and Vice President – Enterprise Analytics -- at Texas Windstorm Association and Texas FAIR Plan Association, where he performed traditional actuarial functions and oversaw product development. He has also served as a Senior Actuarial Analyst at Republic Underwriters Insurance Company and in a related role with United Services Automobile Association.
A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Murphy is a Fellow of the Casual Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
About Windhaven® Insurance
Headquartered in Miami, Windhaven® Insurance, has written more than $1 billion in auto insurance premium since its founding more than a decade ago. With additional offices in Tampa, Florida, and Dallas, Texas, Windhaven® Insurance provides coverage to over 220,000 policyholders through approximately 4,000 local independent agents. According to S&P Global Market Intelligence, Windhaven is the 11th Private Passenger Auto Carrier in Florida. An employer of close to 600 "Windies," South Florida Business Journal has twice named Windhaven® Insurance among the "Best Places to Work." www.windhaven.com
Located in Austin, Texas, Clutch Analytics is a B2B-2C software company dedicated to challenging how both traditional and new "fintech" insurance and financial service companies generate commerce. www.clutchanalytics.com
SOURCE Windhaven Insurance