Savannah, Ga. — January 23, 2012 – - Savannah-based Seacrest Partners, Inc. is ranked as the 19th fastest growing business on the University of Georgia Alumni Association’s 2012 Bulldog 100 list. The new rankings of businesses owned or managed by UGA alumni were announced at the third annual Bulldog 100 awards ceremony held Saturday night in Atlanta, Georgia.
Hundreds of companies from across the United States were nominated for this distinction and the top 100 finalists were selected based on a three-year compounded annual growth rate of revenues and other qualifying criteria.
Seacrest Partners was founded in 2006 by seven Savannah insurance professionals. Today, the firm employs 38 associates, nine of whom are UGA graduates. Cindy Robinett, CPCU, CIC (UGA Class of 1989), managing partner of the firm’s property-casualty operations, and Cliff McCurry, CPCU, (UGA Class of 1971), vice-chairman, accepted the award on behalf of Seacrest Partners.
“It is an honor to be recognized by the UGA Alumni Association as a ‘Bulldog 100’ member,” said David Paddison, president of Seacrest Partners. “Our success is, in no small part, attributable to those Seacrest employees who graduated from UGA’s Terry College Risk Management & Insurance program, one of the top schools of its kind in the nation. Seacrest Partners will look to UGA for future employees as our firm continues to grow and expand.”
UGA graduates employed by Seacrest include:
- Cindy Robinett, CPCU, CIC / Managing Partner
- Cliff McCurry, CPCU / Chairman
- Michael Butler, CPCU / Partner
- Susan White / Partner
- David Greene / Client Executive
- Matt Stinchcomb / Client Executive
- Matt Cail / Account Manager
- Thomas Odom / Account Manager
- Leslie Stroop / Account Manager
A privately-held firm with offices in Savannah and Atlanta, Seacrest Partners provides property-casualty insurance brokerage services, risk management consulting, and employee benefits consulting to clients throughout the Southeast. The firm also offers personal insurance services for the affluent sector.
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