The Main Street America Group announced Dave Randle has been appointed president of its Southeast Region, which includes six states: Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

Randle is based at the super-regional property/casualty insurance company’s corporate headquarters in Jacksonville, Fla., and reports to Jeff Kusch, Main Street America’s senior vice president/head of field operations.

"Dave brings a strong sales production and customer relationship background to this critical role," Kusch said. "He will lead our Southeast Region sales operation and focus on improving profitability and driving net premium growth across the region’s six states."
Most recently, Randle was Main Street America’s director of distribution management, a role he assumed in May 2015.

Randle joined Main Street America in 2008 as a surety development executive in its bonds operation and became a field marketing representative in its Southeast Region in 2010, supporting the company’s Florida independent agents. Prior to joining Main Street America, Randle held various marketing and underwriting positions at Zurich Insurance Services, Jacksonville.

Randle earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration at the University of North Florida, Jacksonville, and his master’s degree in risk management at Florida State University, Tallahassee.

He holds several professional insurance industry designations including Certified Risk Manager (CRM), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU).

With roots dating back to 1923, The Main Street America Group is a mutual insurance holding company which writes business through its nine property/casualty insurance carriers.

Based in Jacksonville, Fla., Main Street America offers a wide range of commercial and personal insurance, as well as fidelity and surety bond products, to individuals, families and businesses throughout the United States.

With nearly $1 billion in premium written exclusively by more than 3,000 independent insurance agents, the 92-year-old company insures over 650,000 policyholders in 36 states and writes bonds in 47 states and the District of Columbia.