HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Confie, a leading national insurance broker, today announced the appointment of Robert A. Bondi as Chief Operating Officer. Bondi previously served as President of Confie Insurance Group Holdings, Inc., a division of Confie.
In his new role, Bondi will be responsible for executing and supporting Confie’s corporate strategy, including centralizing corporate administrative services nationwide. He will lead the company’s Information Technology, Human Resources, Payroll, Legal, Business Intelligence & Analytics, and Facilities operations. Bondi will report to Confie CEO, Valeria Rico.
“As we continue to execute on our core business strategies, I couldn’t be more pleased to have Bob leading our operations,” said Valeria Rico, Chief Executive Officer of Confie. “His extensive experience and proven track record for successfully building, transforming and integrating large-scale service platforms make him a perfect fit for the COO role.”
Bondi began his career at Mellon Bank in Pittsburgh where he worked for 15 years as a leader in a variety of operations positions. In 1998, he joined the Aon Corporation in Chicago where he pioneered the formation of four customer service centers that employed 1,500 people to deliver insurance support services to Aon’s commercial brokerage clients, transforming a decentralized service model to a standard centralized operating platform. In 2006, Bondi joined Affirmative Insurance as the Chief Operating Officer and in 2008 became the President of the retail business that Confie acquired (now called CIGH). Under his leadership, CIGH has continually exceeded expectations and has been instrumental in moving Confie’s financial results forward.
Established in 2008, Confie is a leading, California-based national insurance distribution company primarily focused on personal lines and small commercial insurance. The experienced Confie management team continues to build Confie's portfolio of regional personal lines brokerages, and today has annual revenue of over $500 million and over 660 retail locations. The company has leading market positions in California, Arizona, Texas, Florida, Washington, Oregon, New York, New Jersey, Nevada, Illinois, Alabama, Kansas, Wisconsin, South Carolina, Missouri, Louisiana, and Indiana and expects to continue its expansion in those and other states, including Georgia, Virginia and North Carolina. For more information about Confie, please visit www.confie.com.