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Paresh Patel – President

Paresh Patel is a founder of HCI Group, Inc. and currently serves as chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer. Mr. Patel has been a director of the company since its inception and has served as the chairman of the board since May 2007. He has been chief executive officer since 2011. He currently serves also as chairman of the board of directors and president of our principal operating subsidiary, Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Company, Inc. He served as president of Homeowners Choice from 2011 to 2012 and reassumed that position in June 2015 upon the retirement of then president, Scott Wallace. Mr. Patel has broad experience in finance and technology. Mr. Patel is a founder of NorthStar Bank in Tampa, Florida and from 2006 to 2010 served on the board of directors of its parent company, NorthStar Holding Company. From 2011 to 2015, he served as chairman of the board of First Home Bancorp, Inc., a bank holding company in Seminole, Florida. From 2014 to 2017, he served as chairman of the board of directors of Oxbridge Re Holdings Limited, a publicly held Cayman Islands reinsurance holding company with shares trading on the NASDAQ Stock Market. From 1998 to 2000, he was director of customer care and billing for Global Crossing. In that position, Mr. Patel defined business processes and systems, hired and trained department staff and led the integration of the customer care and billing systems with the systems of companies acquired by Global Crossing. As an independent software and systems consultant from 1991 to 1998, Mr. Patel worked with large international telephone companies. Mr. Patel holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Cambridge in United Kingdom. Mr. Patel currently serves as a director for Cambridge in America which advances the mission of the University of Cambridge and its thirty-one member Colleges.

Mark Harmsworth – Chief Financial Officer

Mark Harmsworth has served as the chief financial officer of our company since May 2017. He joined the company in December 2016 as senior vice president of finance. Prior to that, Mr. Harmsworth was president of JMH Consultancy Group, where he served as consulting chief strategy officer for Stewart Information Services, a New York Stock Exchange listed global real estate services company. Mr. Harmsworth has served in a range of executive leadership positions throughout his career, including chief financial officer of First American Title Insurance Company, a global specialty insurance company, senior executive vice president of First Canadian Title Insurance Company and executive vice president of RE/MAX Ontario-Atlantic Canada Inc., a regional sub-franchisor of RE/MAX real estate brokerage services in eastern Canada, the eastern United States and Europe. Mr. Harmsworth holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Andrew Graham – General Counsel

Mr. Graham has served as General Counsel to the company since 2008. From 1999 to 2007, he served in various positions, including General Counsel, for Trinsic Inc. (previously named Z-Tel Technologies, Inc.), a publicly-held provider of communications services headquartered in Tampa, Florida. Since 2011, he has served on the Internal Audit Committee of Hillsborough County, Florida. From 2007 to 2011, he served on the Board of Trustees of Hillsborough Community College.

Mr. Graham holds a Bachelor of Science, major in Accounting, from Florida State University. He earned his Juris Doctor, as well as a Master of Laws (L.L.M.) in Taxation, from the University of Florida College of law. He resides in Tampa.

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Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Company, Inc.
5300 W Cypress St., #100
Tampa, FL 33607

Phone: (888) 210-5235 (Toll Free)
            (844) 530-4099 (Toll Free)
            (813) 405-3600 (Local)

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            Tampa, FL 33623

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            Tampa, FL 33622

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