• Todd Speas Rejoins Lykes Insurance

    March 11, 2016
    Todd Speas has rejoined Lykes Insurance as a risk advisor in the Fort Myers office, responsible for developing and managing client relationships through a solution-oriented approach to managing business risk. Lykes Insurance, a premier commercial insurance firm serving clients throughout Florida and the Southeast, has offices in Fort Myers, Tampa, Sarasota and Winter Park.
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  • Civic group honors Brabson with award

    February 11, 2016
    John A. Brabson Jr. received the 2015 Parke Wright III Award from Leadership Tampa Alumni at the group’s annual meeting on Thursday.
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  • Lykes Insurance names Bill Taulbee as new CEO and president after company celebrates its 90th anniversary

    January 26, 2016
    WINTER PARK, Fla. – (Jan. 26, 2016) – With the retirement of Lykes Insurance CEO and President John Brabson, effective Dec. 31, 2015, Bill Taulbee, executive vice president in the Lykes Insurance Winter Park office, has been named CEO and president. Founded in 1925, Lykes Insurance is a commercial insurance firm with offices in Winter Park, Tampa, Fort Myers and Sarasota.
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  • Bill Taulbee: Lykes CEO says Consumer Market Strong

    January 25, 2016
    Bill Taulbee has worked for the commercial insurance firm Lykes Insurance more than 25 years. On Jan. 1, the 54-year-old became the 91-year-old firm's CEO after John Brabson retired. The company has provided insurance for meat-packing plants, citrus operations and steam ships. Taulbee recently spoke with Orlando Sentinel finance reporter Marco Santana.
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  • Lykes Insurance chief John Brabson to retire this month after four decades in business community

    December 21, 2015
    Bill Taulbee, executive vice president of Lykes Insurance, will take over as CEO and Brabson says he plans to spend his time focused elsewhere, like his work as chairman of the board of Tampa General Hospital.
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  • Audubon Awards Sustainable Rancher Award to Lykes Ranch

    June 22, 2015
    Lykes Ranch, comprising 338,162 acres in Glades, Highlands and Polk Counties, is a leader in ranch based wildlife habitat conservation and water management innovation.
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  • MACCA Honors Lykes Insurance

    May 6, 2015
    Thank you to the Manasota Air Conditioning Contractors Association (http://macca.us/ ) for recognizing Josh Helmuth and Lykes Insurance with the Associate Member of the Year Award for 2015.
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