IOA Names Robert J. Peters SVP of Insurance Operations

July 24, 2019

LONGWOOD, Fla. (July 24, 2019) – Insurance Office of America is pleased to welcome operational leader Robert J. Peters to its Longwood, Florida, headquarters. Bob brings extensive knowledge to IOA’s growing team as senior vice president of insurance operations, a newly created enterprise role focused on driving operational standardization and efficiency across all locations.

Bob has a successful track record of process design/redesign, capacity planning, performance optimization, and improving profitability. “The IOA team is grateful to have a leader of Bob’s credibility become part of the IOA family. We are excited about the leadership he will bring to the table as he works closely with key sales and operations personnel to further streamline and scale the IOA operating model,” says Jon Thurman, executive vice president for IOA. “The breadth of his capabilities will enable us to continue our enterprise efforts to improve the overall customer experience for our clients as well as to absorb our trajectory of growth.

With over 25 years’ experience in the insurance industry, Bob has held such positions as SVP of enterprise operations, SVP of policy processing, and chief operations officer. He earned his MBA from Plymouth State University and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of New Hampshire. Bob also holds the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification.


Insurance Office of America (IOA) is a full-service insurance agency founded in 1988 and one of the fastest-growing independent agencies in the United States. IOA is ranked 13th on Insurance Journal’s 2018 Top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agencies report and 23rd on Business Insurance’s 2019 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business list. IOA was named a National Underwriter Agency of the Year in 2018. Headquartered in Longwood, Florida, part of the greater Orlando community, IOA has more than 1,000 associates located in over 50 offices in the U.S. and London. For more information, visit