Gus Fernandez

Chief Underwriting Officer
SafePoint Insurance

Gus started his Insurance career at a Miami Based Managing General Agency specializing in Personal and Commercial lines products. In 1983 he joined National Insurance Company and was tasked with setting up regional offices for the company in Florida.

In 1993 he Joined AIB Financial Group & Union American Insurance Company as Vice President of Residual Lines. He was tasked with launching and expanding the FRPCJUA/Citizens divisions. He also established Union American Insurance Company as a servicing carrier for the Auto JUA. In 2002 he was promoted to Vice President and Chief Operations Officer.

Gus has served on the Board of Directors of Florida Windstorm Underwriting Association and was Chairman of the Florida Automobile Joint Underwriting Association.

In 2003, Gus joined the MacNeill Group as Vice President and was tasked with launching, developing and managing Underwriting and Customer Service operations for multiple Florida start-up companies. While at MacNeill, Gus helped launch Safepoint Insurance Company in 2014. He joined Safepoint as Director of Underwriting in 2015.

Gus has over 30 years of property and casualty expertise in Florida. Focusing on underwriting and customer service leadership he will help shape Safepoint’s approach to supporting policyholder services, while maintaining the high level of security that the company’s customers depend on.