On August, 28, 2015, The South Florida Chapter of IASIU (International Association of Special Investigative Units) held the annual fraud awareness symposium and seminar, “The Heat is on Fraud”, at the Broward County Police Benevolence Meeting Hall.


South Miami Police Department, Sergeant Henry Guzman beautifully presented The National Anthem and a moment of silence was held to honor and respect the lives and families of our fallen military and law enforcement.


Simon Blank, Director of the Florida Department of Financial Services (DFS), Division of Insurance Fraud (DIF) presented an inspirational Key Note address and provided an update of activities related to legislative changes, staffing, arrests and the direction of DIF.


Brett Kelley, SIU Manager for Personable Insurance and Chapter President of the SF IASIU recognized two outstanding State Public Servants with DFS/DIF the for their many years of service in the advancement of fraud fighting and fraud awareness in Florida.


The South Florida Chapter of IASIU, proudly honor and recognize Captain Steven Smith and Chief John Dygon in appreciation for your dedication and devotion in assisting the Insurance Community in the Fight Against Insurance Fraud.


Chapter Vice-President, Edward Lopez, SIU Field Operations Supervisor, Mercury Insurance was also recognized for his dedication and hard work in the Fight Against Insurance Fraud for the Chapter.


Additional thanks to and training provided by: David Bronstein, Bronstein & Carmona, P.A. Harvey Meshel and Paul Haas, HSM Consulting Johnn Kreuser, Rimkus Consulting Tony Fernandez, National Insurance Crime Bureau Les Cravens, Auto Data Direct.



Next meeting:  August 16, 2019




President - Nancy Jensen - MetLife Insurance njensen@metlife.com


Vice President -  Shannon Klotz, Farmers Insurance shannon.klotz@farmersinsurance.com


Treasurer - Edward Lopez, Mercury Insurance exlopez@mercuryinsurance.com


Secretary - Monique Marsden, Direct Insurance monique.marsden@NGIC.com




Barbara Massarella, Allstate Insurance barbara.massarella@allstate.com


Wendy Sassman, National General Insurance



Fred Burkhardt, NICB



Doug Goldman, State Farm doug.goldman.ctrb@statefarm.com



Legal Counsel / Director


David Bronstein, Wood & Bronstein, dbronstein@bronstein-carmona.com


Past President

Brett Kelley - Liberty Mutual Insurance




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December 13


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