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Insurance Professionals of Northeast Florida names Marguerite Mumford as 2014 Insurance Professional of the Year

pauldavisInsurance Professionals of Northeast Florida, an affiliate with the International Association of Insurance Professionals has named Marguerite Mumford as the 2014 Insurance Professional of the Year. Mumford received the award on May 20 during the insurance organization’s 31st Annual 2014 Industry Appreciation Night in Jacksonville. Mumford is the owner of Paul Davis Restoration offices in Jacksonville and Gainesville, Fla. She and her husband Mike have owned and operated the Paul Davis business since 1999. The company provides mitigation, restoration, and reconstruction services with some of most sophisticated restoration and contents cleaning equipment available in the industry. Marguerite Mumford was also recognized by the insurance organization as the 2010 Executive of the Year.

Insurance Professionals of Northeast Florida serves its members by providing professional education, an environment in which to build business alliances, and the opportunity to make connections with people of differing career paths and levels of experience within the insurance industry. The Insurance Professional of the Year award is the highest honor bestowed upon a current member of the local chapter. Mumford received the award for significant contributions to the organization and recognition for accomplishments with outstanding and worthwhile activities. She was also recognized for her work with the insurance industry on claims in residential and commercial restoration, repairs and reconstruction and for her professionalism while working in an allied field.

Other members of Insurance Professionals of Northeast Florida were honored during the recent event including the 2014 Executive of the Year Award presented to Tony DiBuono, vice president of marketing and product development manager with Southern Fidelity and Capitol Preferred. Also, Vanessa Griffin, ACSR and account coordinator with Aon Private Risk Management received the 2014 Education Achievement Award. Insurance Professionals of Northeast Florida will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, June 10 at 6 pm, Embassy Suites, 9300 Baymeadows Road in Jacksonville. The meeting will include the annual installation of officers.

“Marguerite has always positioned our company as the ‘go to’ business for quick response time and quality service,” said Sandy Lopez, Paul Davis Restoration’s Marketing Representative. “Marguerite places great importance on industry development with providing continuing education classes for insurance professionals. She also offers advanced staff training and certifications from the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification, among others,” she said. “We are all very proud of Marguerite’s accomplishments in her professional life as well as her service to friends, family and to many individuals and organizations in need.” Lopez was honored as the organization’s Insurance Professional of the Year in 2012.

The Mumfords own Paul Davis franchise offices which serve customers in Alachua, Baker Bradford, Clay, Dixie, Duval, Gilchrist, Lafayette, Levy, Nassau and Union counties. The Jacksonville office is located at 2111 N. Liberty Street in Jacksonville. The company’s Gainesville office is located at 3499 NW 97th Blvd, Ste. #10. For more information, call 904.739.6047.Visit the website at

About Paul Davis:
Paul Davis Restoration, Inc. is a national franchisor and leading provider of restoration services for residential and commercial properties since 1966. Paul Davis Restoration also provides complete remodeling services and has franchise locations throughout North America with owners and technicians who are certified by The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). Visit the website at

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