Hello, I’m Chuck Miccolis, vice president, Commercial Lines, for the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, Tampa, Fla.
He provides engineering and technical support for commercial building-related hazard mitigation initiatives. He is the lead engineer for the institute’s FORTIFIED Commercial standards, a voluntary commercial construction criterion that focuses on building resiliency and mitigating losses from natural and man-made hazards. He works with IBHS colleagues, member companies and industry trade organizations on program development, mitigation, field research and testing at the IBHS Research Center. Miccolis earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of South Florida.