SUNZ Insurance Co. of Florida recently announced from its Sarasota offices the appointment of Russell Whittle as in-house general counsel, bringing over two decades of workers’ compensation expertise to oversee contracts, compliance and corporate claims.
“I am very pleased Russ accepted our offer to join SUNZ at this time,” Steve Herrig, CEO of SUNZ, said. "Russ will be a valuable addition as SUNZ continues to grow and diversify in all areas of the workers’ compensation industry. He will also contribute to strengthening and maintaining relationships with our professional employer organization and staffing company clients.”
Complementing his litigation experience, Whittle has a strong background in Medicare-related matters and compliance with federal, state and local regulations. He earned his J.D. from the University of Miami’s School of Law and participates in several professional organizations.
“I am excited to be a part of the growth SUNZ is experiencing and will continue to experience, and to be part of the opportunities and challenges growth brings,” Whittle said. “As an attorney, I am looking forward to using my legal expertise to assist SUNZ build and strengthen customer relationships.”
SUNZ was founded in 2005 to focus on worker’s compensation solutions for associations, staffing firms and large companies. It provides top-notch personalized service, striving to tailor programs to fit each client’s needs.