Fortegra Financial Corporation; A Proud History and Promising Future
Fortegra Financial Corporation; a proud history and promising futureTed Rollins, CEO of Campus Crest, is lead director, member of the audit committee and chairman of thegovernance committee of Fortegra Financial Corporation (NYSE: FRF), a leading insurance services company.The Fortegra legacy began over 30 years ago when N.G. Houston III founded Life of the South in a small townin south central Georgia. From the late 70s to 2007 Mr. Houston, Ned Hamil and Loyd Shaw led thedevelopment of the Southeasts most well respected credit insurer.Also, during that time they had relocated the companys headquartersto the current location of Jacksonville, FL. In 2007, the company wasrecapitalized and renamed Fortegra Financial Corporation. The name"Fortegra" was chosen because it represents fortitude andintegrity. These are the values that have been instilled in the companyand continue to be a focus of the Fortegra brand today.Since 2007, Fortegra has grown into a leader in the insurance servicessector. The company is recognized as a leader in revenue enhancementprograms with our credit insurance, service contracts and warrantyproducts.Since 2003, Fortegra has evolved into a multifaceted insurance holding company because of the leadershipposition created through diversifying operations into a worldwide insurance products and services company.Its expertise in niche markets complimented by modern technologies has resulted in successful revenue andprofit enrichment solutions for all of its clients.Fortegra is constantly pursuing growth opportunities by providing new and innovative revenue and profitenhancement products to clients that allow them to generate incremental revenue per transaction whilereducing costs; expanding its client base in existing markets through its direct sales force; entering newmarkets through geographic expansion in the U.S. and pursuing strategic acquisitions of complementarybusinesses within each segment to expand service offerings, access new markets and expand the client base.