Vince Castro is a successful insurance industry leader and

community advocate based in South Florida. Born in Havana, Cuba,

Vince and his family arrived in Miami in 1980 as political refugees

during the Mariel Boatlift. He later earned a Business Administration

degree from Miami Dade College (MDC). In recognition of his

exceptional achievements as a business leader in the community, he

was inducted into MDC’s Alumni Hall of Fame in 2023.

Vince’s extensive career in the insurance and financial field spans

more than 25 years. Following the merger of Akumen Insurance

Advisors with Hotaling Insurance Services (HIS) in October 2022, he

is now a Partner & Regional President of HIS. His expertise lies in

Commercial Property & Casualty, Employee Benefits, Private Client

Insurance, Life Insurance, and Estate Planning, with a focus on highnet-

worth clients. Prior to joining HIS, Vince was part of the

executive management team of Brown and Brown (NYSE: BRO)

insurance company after selling his company, BenTrust Insurance

Group, to them in 2015.


Outside of work, Vince is a dedicated family man who loves

spending time with his wife Jennifer and their children, Vicente,

Lorenzo, Valentina, and Summer Rose. He also takes an active role

in various community organizations. Vince currently serves as

Chairman of the Board of Directors for Voices for Children, which

supports abused, abandoned, and neglected children in Miami-Dade

County. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for F.A.C.E

(Facts About Cuban Exiles), which seeks to advance the image of

Cuban Americans in the US. Vince is passionate about giving back

to the community that has given him so much. In his free time, Vince

enjoys boating in Miami and the Bahamas and playing golf. His

dedication to his family, profession, and community has made him a

respected and influential figure in South Florida.

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