SARASOTA, Fla. & COLUMBIA, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gulfstream Property & Casualty Insurance Company (Gulfstream) is pleased to announce that Jeff Garretson, Vice President of Claims, has been elected Secretary/Treasurer of the South Carolina Insurance Association (SCIA), a trade group representing many of the leading insurers in South Carolina. As an Officer of the Board, Mr. Garretson will also be a member of the Association’s Executive Committee.
Mr. Garretson has served as Vice President of Claims at Gulfstream for two years, and offers more than twenty years of extensive experience in property and casualty claims servicing and management. He graduated from Purdue University, and resides in Sarasota, Florida.
“Jeff’s extensive experience with other trade groups and the insurance industry makes him an outstanding addition to our Executive Committee,” said Russ Dubisky, executive director of the South Carolina Insurance Association. “I look forward to working with him in this leadership role.”
The South Carolina Insurance Association’s mission is to improve the state’s insurance market by providing consumers and member companies with information and resources on relevant issues.
Gulfstream Property and Casualty Insurance Company, a Florida-domiciled company, offers homeowners, condominium - unit owners, renters and dwelling fire insurance coverage. Currently, Gulfstream insures approximately 86,000 homes throughout the Gulf Coast. Gulfstream has earned a Financial Stability Rating® (FSR) of A, Exceptional, from Demotech, Inc. For more information, please visit www.gspcic.com.