Gilroy Joins Bankers Financial Corporation as Senior Vice President

Industry veteran to lead insurance operations

PR Newswire

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bankers Financial Corporation (BFC), the St. Petersburg-based insurance, surety and business solutions company, announced today the appointment of Yong Gilroy as Senior Vice President of Insurance Operations.

In this role, Gilroy reports to Bill Martin, the President of Bankers Insurance. Martin notes, "We are proud to have an expert like Yong Gilroy join us as we enter 2014 with a full slate of products and services that will build upon our company's 37 years in insurance. His decades of experience and deep industry knowledge are an invaluable addition to our leadership team."

Gilroy most recently served as Chief Insurance Officer for Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, which included overseeing the Consumer and Agency Service, Underwriting and Claims operations. In that position, he was tasked with turning around the Claims and Underwriting operations, building a scalable catastrophe operation and leading policy data integrity initiatives. 

Gilroy, who has also worked for Servpro Industries, The Home Depot and State Farm Insurance,  holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Troy State University in Troy, Alabama. He currently serves on the Property Loss Advisory Board and the Specialty Hospital Board of Trustees. 

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Media Contact: PHYLLIS MAURO, Bankers Financial Corporation, 727-823-4000,

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