As Vice President of Operations at Hotaling Insurance Services, Michael has a proven track record of success and a passion for delivering exceptional service. Despite his initial entry into the insurance industry from a background in the Ophthalmic field, Michael swiftly adapted and thrived in his new domain. Driven by an unwavering determination to excel, he immersed himself in mastering the intricacies of the insurance business.
Throughout his tenure with Hotaling Insurance Services, Michael has continually demonstrated his ability to overcome obstacles and garner invaluable expertise. One of his most significant challenges lies in writing business in coastal states, where a scarcity of carrier appointments and the withdrawal of carriers has left a void in the industry, resulting in skyrocketing costs. However, Michael’s unwavering resolve remains unshaken as he seeks innovative solutions to address these issues and others like them.
His strategic thinking and proactive approach enable him to navigate the ever-evolving insurance landscape and ensure clients receive the coverage they need, even in the face of adversity. Born and raised on Eastern Long Island, Michael’s formative years ingrained in him a strong work ethic and a deep sense of community. These values were further fortified during his distinguished service in the United States Navy, where he cultivated invaluable skills and developed a disciplined approach to his professional endeavors. Michael’s time in the Navy played a pivotal role in shaping his character, fostering a problem-solving mindset, and a collaborative spirit that continues to define his approach to challenges and teamwork. Beyond his professional achievements, Michael finds solace and happiness in the great outdoors.
Whether exploring the wonders of nature or engaging in various outdoor activities year-round, he embraces an active lifestyle that fuels his vibrant and balanced approach to life. His passion for outdoor adventures resonates with others, as it reflects his unwavering dedication to embracing life’s experiences to the fullest. With an unwavering dedication to excellence and a zest for life, Michael stands as a true asset to the insurance industry.