Gustavo “Gus” Fernandez – Vice President, MacNeill Group, Inc.
Gus began his insurance career 29 years ago at a Miami-based MGA where his responsibilities included oversight of accounting, policy issuance, customer service and ISO reporting. In 1989, he went to work for a regional insurance carrier as Assistant Vice President. His position included working closely with the Executive Vice President on the management of operations, product development, marketing and government relations. Gus returned to the MGA segment of the industry in 1992. He was responsible for launching and expanding a division for the newly formed FRPCJUA, now known as Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, developing the Florida Automobile JUA and Write Your Own Flood divisions. He provided leadership and professional guidance in the day-to-day operations of Underwriting, Product Development, Information Technology, Policy Issuance and Customer Service Department.
In addition, Gus has served as a member of the Citizens Property Corporation Technical and Advisory Committee on Quota Share, a past Chairman of the Servicing Carrier Committee for the FRPCJUA, Past Chairman of the Florida Automobile JUA Operations Committee, Past Board of Directors of Florida Windstorm Underwriting Association, a Member of IBHS Flood Committee, Past Member of the Florida Windstorm Underwriting Committee and FRPCJUA Underwriting Committee.
Gus joined MacNeill as Vice President in early 2003 and remains an active member of the local insurance community, serving various industry and trade associations.
Gus is a Cum Laude graduate of St. Thomas University and holds a Florida General Lines Property & Casualty License (2-20).