Who We Serve

Insurance Companies

Put us to work
Insurance Companies

You can count on Thomas Howell Ferguson to be a leader in providing audit, tax, and consulting services to the insurance industry.

We understand the financial reporting, operating, and regulatory issues that affect the insurance industry. Our large insurance clientele have allowed us to establish a core group of professionals within our firm that concentrate almost exclusively on serving insurance companies. 

You can count on expertise. 

Our firm provides consulting services to our clients involving the complexities pervasive throughout the insurance industry. These services have typically involved the following areas:

  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Section 404 internal control risk assessment
  • Documentation and testing projects
  • Claims recovery projects
  • Assistance in developing reinsurance models including evaluations of reinsurance contracts
  • Assistance in structuring and recording portfolio assumption and reinsurance transactions
  • Advising and assisting clients with mergers
  • Conversions from fund status to stock company status
  • Proxy tabulation
  • Assessments and recoveries from second injury funds
  • Forensic accounting services
  • Matters involving solvency and receivership issues.

You can count on integrity.

The Insurance Services Group, led by Tallahassee CPAs Bill Ferguson, Canita Gunter Peterson, and Christopher Howell, combine specialized training, industry experience, and regulatory expertise to respond to our clients with professional and individualized service.  In addition to providing services related to the performance of annual audit and tax services, we have also assisted clients in providing compiled annual and quarterly statutory filings, SEC filings, consulting CFO services, strategic planning, and representation on regulatory matters.



In partnership with Florida State University, College of Business, The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, THF is pleased to announce the 2016 Insurance Conference on Financial Reporting. The conference will be held September 21-22, 2016 at The Alfond Inn, Winter Park, FL. The Conference offers unparalleled opportunities to stay abreast of changes that impact the activities and financial reporting of insurance companies and to network with others within the insurance industry. Attendees can earn continuing professional education credits. Topics include legislative updates for insurance companies doing business in the Southeast, the state of the insurance and capital markets, reinsurance market update, catastrophic loss modeling, and statutory and GAAP update.



Bill Ferguson
Shareholder, Assurance Services

Chris Howell
Shareholder, Assurance Services
Tampa Market Leader