Jacinto J. (J.J.) AyalaProgram Underwriter


JJ has 16 years of experience in the hospitality industry, first as a promoter, operator and owner of bars, taverns and night clubs in south Florida.  While in the hospitality industry, JJ promoted, managed and started venues.  This experience gave him a unique perspective as an underwriter.  JJ’s career as a specialty underwriter started in 2009 at Indemnity Insurance, a specialty risk retention group.  Over that time, he has been involved in growing existing programs to nearly $40 million in premium.  He also started and profitable grew a new program to $25 million over a period of two-and-a-half years.  JJ joined ICC in March 2015, as the lead underwriter for the company’s hospitality program.  Under his leadership the program has grown profitably to nearly $12 million in premium.  JJ has underwritten for MGAs with authority from AIG, Munich Re, and Liberty Mutual.

Email JJ: jjayala@innocov.com

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