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New consumer advocate in CFO office



Seanshaw_2CFO Alex Sink has appointed Sean Shaw as the new insurance consumer advocate. Shaw starts on Nov. 17.

General Bob Miligan who had lately been on temporary assignment running the State Board of Administration, has retired (again).

Shaw, 30, currently works as an attorney at Messer, Caparello & Self, P.A., He got his bachelor's from Princeton University (on scholarship) and go his law degree from University of Florida. Shaw's father Leander J. Shaw, Jr. was the first African-American judge to serve as chief justice of the Florida Supreme Court.

“Floridians have a passionate advocate in Sean Shaw as our Insurance Consumer Advocate,” said CFO Sink, who oversees the Office of the Insurance Consumer Advocate and Department of Financial Services. “Sean is committed to speaking out and defending Florida’s insurance consumers against insurance companies committing bad practices.”

Shaw will be making $95,000 a year.

[Last modified: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 4:43pm]


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