MHG Spotlight: Edward “Mole” Telfer, Cruise Division Posted May 18 2016 by MHG Insurance Other The bottles are popping! The champagne is flowing! The confetti is falling! MHG is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, which means it is time to get this party started!MHG Insurance Brokers has been serving the marine industry, businesses, and groups and individuals around the world since 1991. Reaching this milestone is no small feat, and makes it a perfect time to look back and do some reflecting. What better way to do that than by giving some insight into the history of MHG and its employees?A lot goes into a business lasting 25 years. Even more goes into a business experiencing success and continuing to grow during that time. While much of it can be attributed to a company’s philosophy, structure, and culture, a business is nothing without the people who execute that philosophy and help create a one of a kind culture. Here at MHG, we are an extremely diverse bunch. Many of us are from various countries, involved in several community organizations, and from different career backgrounds. It takes a special group of people to make insurance fun, which is why you should get to know us!So, let’s get to know the Director of our Cruise Division, Edward “Mole” Telfer!Mole’s MHG TimelineOriginally from London, England, Mole attended the University of Portsmouth where he studied business and finance. Upon completing his studies, Mole has since found himself in several business development positions. He joined MHG in 2013 as a Business Development Manager for the Life and Health Division. After a year, Mole was recognized as a key member in growing the Life and Health Division and was promoted to succeed Sheree Lynch as Director of the Cruise Division, which is the position he holds today. Interesting FactsPrior to joining MHG, Mole lived in Zambia for 7 years where he married his wife Mandy, and ran several hotels near Victoria Falls. He is a big hockey fan, and is a supporter and season ticket holder for the Florida Panthers. Cycling is one of Mole’s great passions, as you can find him cycling around South Florida every Sunday. Every year, Mole is an active participant in different cycling challenges that benefit local charities. He participates and raises money for events such as the SMART Ride and the Dolphin Cancer Challenge.Community InvolvementMole is currently a board member for the Children’s Diagnostic and Treatment Center (CDTC). He is also a Sunflower and a Transformer, which are two separate programs within CDTC that organize events and such to help raise money and benefit children in need. Before becoming involved with CDTC, Mole helped found the Marine Industry Cares Foundation (MICF) in 2010, which is a foundation that supports organizations such as CDTC and Kids in Distress, Inc. He also serves on the Advisory Board for of the Winterfest Boat Parade, a premier event in Fort Lauderdale during the holidays. To hear some insurance advice from some of our employees, read our previous blog, “If You Could Give One Piece of Advice to Your Clients, What Would it be?” MHG is here to help and provide assistance with all of your insurance needs. Whether you are looking for marine crew insurance, health insurance, life insurance, travel insurance, expatriate insurance or insurance for your business, we have the experience and knowledge to help you find the right policy. Please contact us at +1 954-828-1819 or +44 (0) 1624 678668 or visit us online at mhginsurance.com. Let our insurance specialists find you, your family, or group, the best insurance available for your budget.