- December 23, 2019
- Posted by: Spencer Smith
- Category: Broker News
Fonthill, Ontario – Duliban Insurance Brokers Ltd (Duliban Insurance Brokers), today announce the promotion of Colleen Craitor, CPA, to the position of Chief Financial Officer, effective January 1st, 2020. Colleen was appointed as Financial Controller in April 2017, succeeding then President Tom Duliban who has since retired.
“We are absolutely thrilled to announce the promotion of Colleen to the role of C.F.O. Since joining Duliban Insurance Brokers as a Financial Controller she has contributed significantly to the reshaping of our business to a customer focused, data and technology driven company and has guided our organization through a period of unparalleled growth.” says Adam Duliban Co-Principal Broker.
As a CPA with over 20 years’ experience in public and corporate accounting, Colleen has proven to be a dynamic leader in the organization and has earned the trust amongst the dedicated team. “Colleen has led Brokerage & Customer Acquisition strategies along with growing her administrative team and initiating various work flow efficiencies. We are confident Colleen will be successful in an Executive Role next to Adam and myself, given her strong financial expertise and impressive accomplishments to help lead our growing team.” said Jason Duliban, Co-Principal Broker.
Duliban Insurance Brokers is a proud third generation Independent Insurance Brokerage with a growing Trading Territory Across Ontario. As a team, they embrace the use of high-level data, technology and digital communications to provide an unparalleled ‘Hometown” Customer experience.
Winner of the 2019 IBAO award for Brokerage of the Year and ranked within Top 3 Brokerages in Canada by Insurance Business Canada; Duliban Insurance Brokers has become one of Canada’s fastest growing Independent Brokerages and continue to be focused on their dedicated team, valued customers and the giving back to the communities’ greatest needs.
Biography: Colleen Craitor
Ms. Craitor has served as corporate Financial Controller of Duliban Insurance Brokers Ltd. since March 2017. Colleen is a Certified Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of both public and corporate accounting experience in retail, insurance and professional service environments. After graduating from McMaster University in 1995 with her degree, she worked in public accounting eventually relocated to Grand Cayman and led an accounting team, responsible as a financial controller for a moderate size insurance company until 2008. During this her tenure in the Cayman Islands she led the finance department through the hardship of a catastrophic weather event while achieving substantial growth. After returning to Canada she held various finance leadership roles within the public and private sector, including operating her own small business. Colleen has a tremendous passion for her community, her two dogs, and her loving family.
‘I am honored to become CFO at such an important and exciting time for the Company, and to be working with an amazing team at Duliban Insurance Brokers. I’m committed to working closely with Jason and Adam and our talented team to ensure Duliban Insurance Brokers continues to grow and challenge the “conventional” insurance industry norms and be a part of the future of insurance and the business world. I am very fortunate and proud to be a team member at Duliban Insurance Brokers.‘ ~ Colleen Craitor