Steven M. Mariano

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Mariano is an entrepreneur and businessman with over 20 years of experience in the insurance and insurance services industries. He founded Strategic Outsourcing Inc., a professional staffing company with over $1 billion in sales, which was sold to Union Planters Bank (Regions Bank, NYSE). His success with SOI earned him a finalist position for the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Mr. Mariano later founded the companies that would comprise Patriot National, Inc., a diversified provider of workers' compensation and managed care services including Patriot Underwriters, a national managing general agency, Patriot Risk Services, a national third party administrator, and Patriot Care Management, a provider of managed care services.

Mr. Mariano is very active in the south Florida community and is involved in numerous charitable and development organizations, including the CEO Council of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Broward County's official public/private partnership for economic development.