Disabled Veterans Insurance Careers, which helps disabled U.S. veterans by providing training and employment in the insurance industry, has named Philip L. Tuccy as a regional director.
Tuccy owns Insurance Group Consulting LLC, an insurance consulting business in southwest Florida. He consults primarily with insurance agencies.
He has 40 years of insurance industry experience including marketing, claims, loss control and various management positions.
Tuccy is an associate member of the American Association of Insurance Management Consultants.
DVIC was founded in 2012 by insurance agents Gary Trippe and James Pender of Oswald Trippe and Co.
The organization’s operating board consists of retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. James L. Dozier; Roger C. Mercado Jr., Community Cooperative Ministries Inc.; James R. Pender, Oswald Trippe and Co., co-founder; Gary V. Trippe, Oswald Trippe and Co., co-founder; retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Gary L. Bryant, president and CEO; Kathy Pender, Kathy Pender; retired insurance agency executive Gay Trippe; and John M. Pollock, BB&T Insurance Services.
In addition to Tuccy, DVIC’s regional directors include Bill Knepper, The Knepper Co. Inc.; Kevin McPoyle, KMRD Partners Inc.; Josh Morgan, MarshBerry; Paul T. Murphy, Paul Murphy Insurance Agency; Walter Page, Semans Insurance Group; Chris Paradiso, Paradiso Insurance; Nick San Filippo, American Insurance Services Agency; M. Christopher Scoggins, Cornerstone Insurance Group; and Steven J. White, retired insurance agency executive.
Disabled Veterans Insurance Careers, based in Fort Myers, Fla., is a nonprofit organization with the mission to educate, train and generate meaningful employment opportunities for physically disabled veterans in cross-selling personal lines insurance products on behalf of independent insurance agencies.