Meeting date: January 18th, Monday 2016

Place: Mission BBQ 5602 West Waters Ave Tampa 33634

Purpose: accepting an application for WCOA Treasurer


The Treasurer shall be an appointive position that is approved by the Executive Board of Directors for a term of one year.

The Executive Board of Directors may make an application available for the position of Treasurer on or before February 1 of each year and shall be required to appoint a Treasurer prior to August 1 of each year. The appointed Treasurer shall sign a contractual agreement as provided by the Executive Board of Directors yearly, which designates the duties as well as the compensation for this position.


The Mark Marino resume is attached, please view.   


This gives any and all ample time to ask and research all the questions you make have prior to this meeting.  Since I have already sent out a mass message for this position and made a selection for this position, I will not send another. But if any of you have some one you wish to nominate, please do so now.

At the conclusion of this meeting will vote to approve or dis-approve this nominee.


A majority of all members of a committee shall constitute a quorum for the transaction or business, and the vote of a majority of all the members of a committee present at a meeting at which a quorum is present shall be the act of the committee.  




Rodney C Dickerson
Cell: 813-545-8810
Other Email:
WCOA President 


10604 Orange Grove Drive

Tampa, FL  33618

 (727) 580-8035   (cell)



Mark A. Marino                                     




·         8 years Sales Management as Branch and Area Manager

·         Managed up to 25 sales & service employees

·         24 years sales experience in Insurance and PEO Industry

·         Excellent communication and analytical skills

·         7 years on-air talent in television news and sports

·         Working towards CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter) Designation



USAA                                            1/’10 – Present    Tampa, FL

Financial Foundations Senior Specialist


§  Issue and service property & casualty insurance policies for members throughout the country

§  Active Property & Casualty Insurance Licenses in 50 states

§  Have completed 7 of 8 courses necessary for Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation, taking advantage of USAA employee education program

Marino Insurance Agency          11/’07– 12/’09    Tampa, FL

Owner – Allstate Agent


§  General Lines Agent selling Auto, Homeowners, Commercial & Life

§  Built and managed $500k annual premium book-of-business

Combined Worksite Solutions      5/’05– 10/’07    Tampa, FL

Licensed Insurance Agent


§  Sales of supplemental insurance to worksite employees

§  Produced $160,000 Annual Premium in 2006

§  Achievers Club award 2006

§  Quality Star Award 2007 and 2006

AIG-American General   5/’04 – 5/’05                   Clearwater, FL

Licensed Insurance Agent


§  Responsible for securing individual and worksite insurance contracts in life, health, accident and retirement.

§  2004 MRG Challenge Award

Presidion Solutions   11/’03 – 5/’04                                 Tampa, FL


Account Executive


§  Business-to-business sales for Professional Employer Organization specializing in payroll, workers compensation, human resource administration and employee benefits.





AlliedHR/Summit Sales  7/’02 – 11/’03                      Clearwater, FL



§  AlliedHR was formed to start a new Professional Employer Organization.  Due to a lack of a workers compensation carrier willing to insure a new PEO, the goal was not met but a business arrangement was made with an out-of-state PEO to start a subsidiary in Florida, which was SpectrumHR Southeast.   Summit Sales was set-up to independently broker sales to SpectrumHR.


CORE Employer Services     7/’00 – 7/’02                        Largo, FL

Marketing Manager

§  Responsibilities included developing and tracking sales statistical information, sales training, sales recruiting, facilities management at corporate headquarters and troubleshoot PC hardware and software problems


District Manager (SE Florida)/Assistant Director of Sales

§  Responsible for recruiting, on-boarding and training a sales force in Southeast Florida, based in Ft. Lauderdale

§  Increased average worksite employee from 8 to 15 per client in five months

NOTE: (Company went out of business)


CNA UniSource              3/’99 – 7/’00                                    Tampa, FL

Sales Executive

§  Providing PEO expertise to 20 contracted Insurance agencies and their

       agents located throughout the west coast of Florida.

§  Assist agents with gathering information for a Request for Proposal 

        and the closing of deals.  

§  Generated in excess of $25-million payroll.  

NOTE: (Company no longer in business)

GevityHR              10/’91 – 3/’99                                                                                          

Area/Branch Manager                    1993 – 1999                                          Palm Beach, FL 

§  Within 3 ½ years, became the first branch in company history

        to have 5,000 active work-site employees.

§  1998 branch revenues exceeding $100-million, Net Income exceeding


§  Helped develop four President’s Club (Top 10) salespeople

§  Responsible for recruiting, on-boarding and training staff

§  Managed a sales & service staff of 25 employees



Branch Manager                                 1993                                                           Lake City, FL                       

§  Opened a new office location with responsibilities of recruiting,

   on-boarding and training and sales of new accounts.


Business Development Manager  1991 – 1993                                           Gainesville, FL 

§  Continually met or exceeded quota for new clients and proposals.

§  Marketed to business owners using a consultative sales approach





Mega Life & Health Insurance    12/’90 – 10/’91          Gainesville, FL

Sales Representative

§  Responsible for selling health insurance to small business with

        heavy emphasis on cold calling and company generated leads.

Danny’s Eating & Drinking Est. 7/’85 – 10/’91               Gainesville, FL


WCJB-TV (ABC)           1/’84 – 7/’85                                     Gainesville, FL

Sports Director

§  On-air sports talent and producer for 6 & 11pm newscasts.

§  Play-by-play of tape-delayed University of Florida basketball

        and High School football

WYFF-TV (NBC)             7/’80 – 1/’84                                    Greenville, SC

Sports Anchor/Reporter

§  On-Air sports talent and reporter

WCTI-TV (ABC)               10/’79 – 7/’80                                  New Bern, NC

News Reporter/Weekend Sports Anchor

§  Responsible for news gathering and on-air reporting

       for two county area

§  On-air talent and producer for weekend sportscasts

WITN-TV (NBC)              3/’79 – 10/’79                              Washington, NC

News Reporter/Weekend Sports Anchor

§  Responsibilities included news field reporting.

§  On-air talent and producer for weekend sportscasts









Temple University      1/’75 – 12/’78                               Philadelphia, PA

§  BA, Communications (Radio-TV-Film major)


State of Florida Insurance Licenses 220 (General Lines)

Also maintain Property & Casualty licenses in 48 other states                                                              


Other Skills


Excellent computer skills

Family, golf, tennis, umpire high school baseball.

Treasurer, West Coast Umpires Association