Surety Practice Leader and Commercial Risk Advisor, Tampa
Fritz Archerd joined Lykes Insurance in 2011 and he currently serves as the firm’s Surety Practice Leader. He is also a commercial risk consultant maintaining focus specialties in Real Estate/Construction, architects and engineers, financial entities including Community Banking and Private Equity, and M&A Transactional Products, which concentrates on transactional liability risk transfer. Archerd came to Lykes from Baldwin Krystyn Sherman and previously headed The Archerd Company, which provided project management and development services for such notable projects as Old Memorial Golf Club, Pepin Distribution Center, Kingsway Estates and Tampa Gateway Park. A former Certified Public Accountant, he began his career with Arthur Andersen & Co. and later served as the chief financial officer of Cheval Polo & Golf Club and Turner Equity Investors, an AMEX-listed REIT. A graduate of Stetson University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Accounting, he is currently on the Leadership Tampa Cabinet. His prior board affiliations include the Tampa Advisory Board of Platinum Bank, Gulf Ridge Council of Boy Scouts of America and Junior Achievement.