David (Dave) Block is the company’s Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer and joined Gulfstream in June 2015. Dave has 30 years of experience in financial leadership roles in the insurance industry, is a certified public accountant (CPA) and holds both the CPCU and CLU designations.
Prior to joining Gulfstream, Dave was at QBE Insurance where he had worked since 2007, most recently as Vice President for Financial Planning and Analysis. Prior to QBE, he worked at Nationwide Insurance in various financial roles over 17 years, including AVP Finance for the property and casualty business operations. He also worked at Ernst & Young, progressing to Audit Manager and specializing in property and casualty insurance. Dave’s responsibilities for multi-billion dollar operations included leading the financial planning and analysis functions, supporting growth and profitability initiatives and developing an expense infrastructure to support expense management. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Indiana University.
Dave’s expertise in financial planning, coupled with his property and casualty industry experience, helps Gulfstream manage and monitor its financial foundation for continued growth.