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Personnel note: Floridian Partners hires OIR insurance expert George Feijoo

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After five years at the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, insurance expert George Feijoo is leaving for a role at government affairs firm Floridian Partners.

Feijoo, a Florida State University graduate in Actuarial Science with an MBA, has the designation of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU).

During his stint at OIR, Feijoo worked at both the Property & Casualty Product Review and Life & Health Financial Oversight units. He also supervised approval of property and casualty contracts.

At Floridian Partners, Feijoo — who is bilingual in Spanish — will work with financial services clients on a broad range of services — life, health, auto, property and professional liability. He also offers vast experience in lobbying, legislative analysis and legal research.

Feijoo’s hire brings Floridian Partners’ insurance and financial services consulting and lobbying team to five members, led by Gary Guzzo, and Rich Koon, Brian May and Cecilia Norat.

With its newly launched sister company Prime Strategies, Floridian Partners now offer a national and international platform for consulting, public relations, crisis management, global affairs and government relations.

Floridian and Prime have three offices in Florida, as well as branches in Washington, D.C., Texas and California.

Phil Ammann is a St. Petersburg-based journalist and blogger. With more than three decades of writing, editing and management experience, Phil produced material for both print and online, in addition to founding His broad range includes covering news, local government and culture reviews for, technical articles and profiles for BetterRVing Magazine and advice columns for a metaphysical website, among others. Phil has served as a contributor and production manager for SaintPetersBlog since 2013. He lives in St. Pete with his wife, visual artist Margaret Juul and can be reached at and on Twitter @PhilAmmann.

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