Diane Cocking, CIC, CRM, ARM, CPIW
Senior Account Executive, Tampa
Diane Cocking joined Lykes Insurance in 2000, bringing more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. She learned all aspects of the insurance industry by working in the personal lines and commercial lines area as well as bonds, life and health, finally settling on the commercial market early in her career. In 1993, she moved from the Washington DC area to FL and continued her career in Insurance in the Tampa Bay area. Prior to joining Lykes Insurance, she was the North American Risk Manager for Danka Industries, a multi-billion dollar company, with offices in 45 countries. She services and oversees Lykes' major accounts, many with multi-state and international exposures. Her risk management background allows her to analyze risk with greater emphasis on cost containment programs such as large deductible, retrospective rating and multi-layer programs with a strong focus on Total Cost of Risk. A licensed Florida Property & Casualty Agent, she holds the designations of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Certified Risk Manager (CRM), Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and Certified Professional Insurance Woman (CPIW). She is a member of the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors, The Insurance Women of St. Petersburg and The Hartford’s Middle Market Agent Council.