Mr. Martindale joined Heritage Insurance in May 2016 bringing a wealth of knowledge in the insurance industry coupled with risk management expertise. Prior to the move to Heritage, he served as Chief Financial Officer of People’s Trust Insurance, a rapidly growing private insurer of property and casualty insurance licensed in the State of Florida. Steve had several notable accomplishments while at People’s Trust including the development of an innovative reinsurance program.
Prior to working for People’s Trust, Mr. Martindale was the Chief Regulatory Officer for the Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) where he led the agency’s solvency regulation functions, which included: risk assessment (financial regulation and market regulation), product regulation, actuarial services, fraud, enforcement, and agent licensing.
In addition to his experience as a chief insurance regulator, Steve was a partner at FocusCFO, where he developed common sense solutions and created efficiencies for mid-size businesses. His private sector experience also includes serving as Vice President of Corporate Governance with ProCentury Corporation, Audit Manager for KPMG, Investment Accounting Manager for Nationwide Insurance and Financial Reporting Manager for Motorists Mutual.
Additionally, as a senior regulatory consultant, he provided treasury, cash management and regulatory accounting expertise as a member of the receivership team that led the successful rehabilitation and ultimate sale of Shenandoah Life.
Mr. Martindale enjoys working with people and identifying individual strengths and areas where individuals excel standalone and as part of a cohesive team. He takes pride in strengthening and promoting those that work alongside him. Steve and his wife, Teresa, enjoy working out, entertaining visitors, and visiting their children and grandchildren in Ohio.
Steve earned a BA degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Otterbein University and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.