Carla Busick - Chief Executive Officer
With nearly 30 years of diverse experience in the insurance industry, Ms. Busick leads the strategic direction and daily operations of Trigen Insurance Solutions, Inc. As a skilled and proven leader across various insurance disciplines – including workers’ compensation, property & casualty, liability, commercial, and employee benefits – Ms. Busick possesses a broad range of skills. In addition to operational and personnel leadership, she is skilled in strategic planning, underwriting, new business development, marketing, sales management, human resources, and customer service. Prior to Patriot executives selecting her to head the newly created Trigen Insurance Solutions, Inc. in 2012, Ms. Busick served as a senior-level PEO specialist with Patriot National Insurance Group where her efforts increased overall profitability. She previously served as Chief Marketing Officer for Risk Transfer Holdings; as an accomplished independent insurance agent focusing on large accounts in the PEO industry; and as manager of statistical reporting for National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI). Ms. Busick earned a Bachelor of Applied Science in Economics degree from State University of New York (SUNY) at Cortland. She is a member of various professional boards and organizations, including the Business Development Board of Palm Beach, the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO), and the Florida Association of Professional Employer Organizations and is involved in fundraisers for Kids in Distress.
Chris Rhoden - President
As President of Trigen Insurance Solutions, Inc., Mr. Rhoden provides direction, leadership, and sales support to Trigen team members focused on placing large PEO accounts into mutually beneficial risk-sharing programs. With more than 20 years of experience in selling, underwriting, and servicing PEO, workers’ compensation, liability, property & casualty, commercial, and umbrella insurance, Chris facilitates Trigen’s growth. Before joining Trigen in 2013, Mr. Rhoden served as Program Manager for Patriot National Insurance Group, where his skills contributed to Trigen’s successful spin-off and launch. He previously served as President of Risk Transfer, a specialist in insurance solutions to professional employer organizations (PEOs), staffing firms, and healthcare organizations. He also held sales leadership positions with ManagedComp, a leading managed care organization, and owned CompCare Networks, a PPO for workers’ compensation. Mr. Rhoden graduated from Florida State University College of Business with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Risk Management.
Joe Babin – Executive Vice President
Focused on growing Trigen Insurance Solutions, Inc. through enhanced operational and technical efficiencies, high-volume sales, sound partnerships, and strategic mergers and acquisitions, Mr. Babin serves as Trigen’s Executive Vice President. Mr. Babin has more than 25 years of experience operating, growing, and transforming early-stage and expansion-phase companies, and his engaging and tactical leadership skills drive success.
Skilled in strategic planning, new business development, business funding, and risk management, Mr. Babin has served in various organizational leadership roles prior to joining Trigen. He served as the CEO of Kinetix, where he lead the transformation of a small contractor to a large regional, full-scope mechanical, electrical, and plumbing company; he was EVP and principal of Electronic Payment Exchange (EPX), where he and his partners built an international credit card, debit card, and electronic check processing platform that he helped sell for substantial profit and then reacquire; and he served as president of NSM Insurance Group, where he directed the growth and expansion of a regional insurance operation into a full-service, $300 million multi-line managing general agent (MGA) brokerage.
A recognized civic leader, Mr. Babin has served on the boards of directors for Exceptional Care for Children (ECC), The Elwyn Institute, Grace Institutional Pharmacy, Blue Square Energy, and Electronic Payment Exchange (EPX). Martin H. Jones - Executive Vice President of Business Development.
Marty Jones – Executive Vice President
As one of the top producers in the insurance space year after year, Mr. Jones leads the business development efforts of Trigen Insurance Solutions, Inc. He has provided top-level insurance sales and services for more than 25 years, and he is consistently recognized as an industry leader, innovator, and mentor.
Prior to joining Trigen, Mr. Jones served as Vice President, Partner, and Director for Insurance Office of America; Commercial Lines Producer, Vice President, and Partner for Johnson & Bryan; Account analyst for Huffines, Tanner & Russell, Inc.; and National Accounts Group/Multi-Line Underwriter for The Travelers Insurance Company. As an influential member of the Independent Agents Association of Georgia, he held various leadership positions, including workers’ compensation study committee member, political involvement chairman, education committee chairman, treasurer, vice-chairman, and chairman. He also co-authored the book Employers Guide to Workers’ Compensation.