John J. Petillo, Jr., joined ICA Risk Management Consultants as an Associate/Principal in February 1987. John manages the Palm Beach Gardens, FL branch of ICA.
Throughout his career, John has developed strong expertise in risk management, property & casualty and health insurance coverage, safety and loss prevention and claims handling. His diversified client portfolio includes Clients in manufacturing and distribution including wholesalers, retail including supermarkets, real estate, construction, printing, fuel oil, advertising, jewelry, steel, entertainment and the service industry sector including law firms and environmental consultants.
His responsibilities include identifying risks from all properties and operations, auditing insurance policies, preparing insurance specifications and tailoring coverages to the specific risk and exposure needs of ICA’s Clients. He conducts negotiations with insurance companies and agents, prepares risk management manuals and assists in developing an in-house “Insurance Manager” to direct insurance operations. He also monitors all insurance services provided to Clients, including insurance companies, agents and others and reviews with management cost-saving alternatives.
John was with Natcontainer Corporation from 1975 to 1987, one of ICA’s Clients. In 1985 John was promoted from Controller to Vice President and General Manager. During this period of John’s professional career, he was a member of the Board of Directors, serving on the Executive and Underwriting Committees of a captive insurance company, domiciled in Grand Cayman. From 1971 to 1975, John held a senior accounting position with the public accounting firm of J.H. Cohn and Company.
His professional affiliations include membership with the Society of Risk Management Consultants, New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants andAmerican Institute of Certified Public Accountants. John is also a former member of the Insurance Committee of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants and Executives’ Association of New Jersey, the Association of Independent Corrugated Converters, U. S. Chamber of Commerce and The New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA).
John graduated Villanova University in 1971, earning a Bachelor of Science degree. His professional designations include: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 1977, Associate in Risk Management (ARM) in 1989 from The Institutes Risk and Insurance Knowledge Group and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) in 1997 from the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research.