Vice President / Operations Leader
Darlene Merino brings 30 years of experience in accounting, finance, and strategic leadership to our team. After starting her career as an auditor at Deloitte & Touche in 1989, she quickly moved up the ranks in Accounting/Finance departments. She worked in several large Public companies and finally settled and specialized in Insurance Accounting.
Darlene has been in insurance for over 12 years, primarily in a broker setting. She joined Brown & Brown in 2017 starting out in the – Ft. Lauderdale office. In 2018, she was transferred to the Miami office and currently oversees the Accounting department in the Homestead office as well.
Darlene is the recipient of the Brown & Brown “2018 Rising Star Award “and the “2019 Mentor of the Year Award”. She is a graduate of the University of Miami and a proud Hurricane Fan. She is married and has two children.