Jeremy Miller, CPCU, CIC, has been named director of operations for Lykes Insurance. Lykes Insurance, a premier commercial insurance firm headquartered in Tampa with additional offices in Fort Myers, Sarasota and Winter Park, has hired Miller to manage operations and support enhanced employee, client and carrier relations.
Jeremy’s track record as a manager and producer in major divisions of several commercial insurance agencies has given him great insights into the strategies and organizational structures that are necessary for growth, profitability and excellent customer service,” says Bill Taulbee, Lykes president and CEO. “We are pleased to add him as an important part of our management team.”
Prior to joining Lykes, Miller was commercial division manager and property & casualty division manager with Wallace Welch & Willingham Inc., where he led all operational aspects of the commercial lines division and directed the social service/healthcare team. Among his accomplishments were exceeding budgeted growth and operating profit goals during his leadership, designing/implementing a strategic reorganization plan for commercial lines, co-designing/implementing a new risk services platform for the commercial department and co-designing/leading a strategic reorganization plan for the personal lines department.
Prior to that, he was commercial lines leader with Brown & Brown, Inc., where he managed a commercial division services team; and owner/manager of AJ Convenience, Inc.
Miller earned a bachelor’s degree of business administration, summa cum laude with general honors, from the University of Georgia, with a major in risk management and insurance and a concentration in corporate risk management. He holds a CPCU designation from the Institute for American Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters and CIC designation from National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research. He is a member of the Society of CIC and CPCU Society as well as membership chairman and advisory council member of the Salvation Army, Suncoast Area Adult Rehabilitation Center.