Matiyow Joins Personal Insurance Federation of Florida as VP of Legislative Affairs

The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) has appointed Scott Matiyow as the organization’s new vice president of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs.

Matiyow will serve as a lead lobbyist on property and casualty insurance issues and will develop political strategy for PIFF’s political committee.

Prior to joining PIFF, Matiyow worked as a staff member for the Florida Senate Committee on Banking and Insurance for eight years, serving as senior legislative analyst. He was lead analyst for insurance-related policy areas including Citizen’s Property Insurance Corp., the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund, national and private flood insurance, surplus lines insurance, uniform mitigation credits, and automobile financing and salvage. His prior experience also includes work for the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

Scott Matiyow

He began his legislative and political career while an undergraduate, interning for then Representative Mike Haridopolos and for Senator Bill Posey, and going on to assist various state and federal campaigns.

The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida, Inc. (PIFF), represents national insurance carriers and their subsidiaries focused on the personal lines property and casualty insurance industry in Florida. PIFF’s members include many of the state’s top writers of private passenger auto and homeowners multiperil insurance. Together, PIFF members write more than $13 billion in premium in the state.