SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Socius Insurance Services, Inc., a management liability and property/casualty insurance wholesaler, announced it has hired Derick Stitik as Senior Vice President, Property & Casualty Practice. Stitik will be based in Tampa, FL. Stitik began his career working as Marketing Director for a risk services and specialty group. Prior to joining Socius he worked as Senior Vice President of the Florida division of a major wholesale insurance broker, where he managed daily operations for practice groups including property, casualty, transportation, professional lines and underwriting. At Socius he will focus on building the property & casualty brokerage team in the Southeast. "I am pleased to welcome Derick," said Patrick Hanley, President of Socius. "He is a great addition to our growing property and casualty practice." About Socius Insurance Services, Inc. Socius Insurance Services, Inc. is a property/casualty and management liability wholesale broker based in San Francisco, with regional offices in Los Angeles, CA; Elgin, IL; as well as Tampa and Miami. Socius specializes in D&O, E&O, EPL, property & casualty and umbrella coverages. Founded in 1997, the company currently has approximately 50 employees, and is privately held. For more information, please visit Socius online at www.sociusinsurance.com. License # 0D60776 SOURCE Socius Insurance Services, Inc.