July 23, 2014 – Venice, FL – First Guard Insurance Company, a direct writer of physical damage and nontrucking liability insurance for leased owner operators, announced today that Courtney M. Wilson has been named President effective July 1, 2014. Prior to her promotion, Wilson was President of 1st Guard Corporation, the agency affiliate of First Guard Insurance Company. Ms. Wilson succeeds Donna Fortuna who was elected President in 2007. Donna Fortuna remains with the company and as a member of the board of directors.
“Courtney has developed her skills in the truck insurance business through many facets of our business, from marketing and communications to underwriting and administration – which makes her extremely well-rounded,” said Edmund B. Campbell III, CEO of First Guard Insurance Company. “She is a strong leader and understands the marketplace well. Beyond that, she is a progressive thinker and visionary,” added Campbell.
Wilson joined the organization in 2005 as the Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications.