National Flood Services Appoints Rick Tighe as Managing Director of Growth Strategies, Effective Dec. 30, 2019

Kalispell, Mont. – Dec 30, 2019 (9am CST) – National Flood Services, a leading flood insurance solution provider, today announced the appointment of Rick Tighe as the new Managing Director of Growth Strategies.

In his new role, Rick will be responsible for the long-term strategy and innovation to drive growth for NFS and their clients and will oversee a new department bringing together Marketing, Client Engagement, Agent Development, NFIP Direct, and Growth Strategies.

Rick previously ran the insurance sector for Ricoh where he was responsible for the overall go-to-market strategy for the Fintech industry and defining Ricoh’s footprint driving digital transformation for the sector.  He brings extensive experience in sales, technology, and marketing and a proven track record of driving growth across the industries he has worked in.

“Rick is a fantastic addition to the NFS team and will play a critical role in defining and implementing our growth strategy” said Ralph Blust, CEO at National Flood Services.  “There is huge opportunity for increasing awareness, distribution and access to the flood product for homeowners across the country and Rick will accelerate our efforts bringing our ambitions to fruition”

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About National Flood Services

For over 35 years, National Flood Services has worked with the country’s top insurance companies to help protect homeowners from the costly impact of flooding. In close partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and WYOs, National Flood Services manages over $1.4 billion of annual premiums and more than 1.5 million policies, furthering its mission of improving people’s lives by reducing the damaging impact of flooding.

National Flood Services is a portfolio company of PEAK6, a Chicago-based operating company that specializes in technology investments.