Matthew Crum - President
Matt Crum is the President of Frank Winston Crum Insurance and sits on the Board of Directors. He is responsible for managing the operations of the insurance company and works closely with the PEO’s management team on worker’s compensation and other company initiatives. Matt grew up in the Tampa Bay area, where he earned an M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from the University of Tampa. He is also a graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, CT, with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Religion. Matthew serves on several boards in the Tampa Bay area, including the YMCA of the Suncoast, the Clearwater Downtown Partnership, and the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce. He was a finalist for the Tampa Bay Business Journals’ Up & Comers award in 2013. He is a licensed insurance agent (20-20 and 20-15 licenses) and is a Certified Insurance Counselor.
Jim Carr – Chief Financial Officer
Jim Carr serves as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Frank Winston Crum Insurance, as well as on the Board of Directors. Jim graduated from Ursinus College with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accountancy. He began his insurance career in 1994 at the Florida Residential Property & Casualty Joint Underwriting Association. Five years later, he obtained the designation of Associate in Insurance Accounting and Finance from the Insurance Institute of America, and became a Certified Public Accountant. He has been with Frank Winston Crum Insurance since its inception.
Herb Curlee – Director of Casualty Programs
Herb Curlee serves as our Director of Casualty Programs. Herb has worked for over 40 years in the property-casualty industry after graduating from the University of Virginia. In the 1990’s, he served as founder and chief software architect of Evolution Technology, a national rating vendor that specializes in auto and GL rating for insurers throughout the U.S. Before joining Frank Winston Crum Insurance in 2013, Herb served for a decade as the Director of Commercial Products and Director of Marketing for the Cypress Insurance Group in Jacksonville, Florida.
Brigitte Becker – Vice President of Claims
Brigitte Becker brings over 35 years’ experience to her role as Vice President of Claims for Frank Winston Crum Insurance. She has previously worked as the Branch Claim Manager for Broadspire Claim Services in Tampa, Florida, as well as a Branch Manager in Nashville, Boston, and York, PA, with CNA Insurance Company. Brigitte holds the designations of ACA (Accredited Claims Adjuster) and AIC (Associate in Claims) from the Insurance Institute of America. She is also a past board member of the Workers’ Compensation Claims Professionals in Florida and currently serves on the Broadspire Client Advisory Council.
Steve Gober – Vice President of Underwriting
Steve Gober oversees all of the underwriting activities for FrankCrum’s workers’ compensation insurance programs. This includes PEO underwriting, guaranteed cost underwriting, as well as loss sensitive or program business. He started his insurance career with Texas Employers Insurance Association as a commercial casualty underwriter. He was there for two years before joining The Hartford in the national accounts department where he stayed for 18 years. Most recently, Steve was Vice President and Director of Underwriting for Imperial Casualty and Indemnity Insurance Company. While at Imperial, he developed the startup company to over $100 million in manual premium.
Janet Yienger - Director of Operations
Janet Yienger joined FWCI in late 2016, and focuses on strategic planning and continuous improvement of insurance operations to enhance growth and stability. Janet brings a broad P&C background and is experienced in underwriting, risk management, human resources, claims customer service, operations, corporate administration, compliance and has worked in carrier, vendor, agency/MGA settings. Janet has a BS in Education from Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland, and CPCU, SPHR, SHRM S-CP designations.