Brian Peterson

Corporate Representative

Brian began his career as an Adjuster with De Olazabal Insurance Adjusters in 2008 handling residential and commercial claims in South Florida. In April 2010, Brian was deployed to handle business interruption claims in connection with the British Petroleum Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. During his time in the Gulf regions of Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi, he worked side-by-side with the Price Waterhouse Cooper Forensic Accounting team as the head of the small business team to ensure proper claim filing to stay within internally calculated metric trends in order to maintain accurate claim payouts. Brian then moved to work with Citizens Property Insurance litigation team as a Litigation Mediation Specialist. He excelled as a Claims Analyst and Resolution Strategist while representing Citizens as their Corporate Representative in over 1000 mediations. In April of 2016, Brian became a Florida Certified Supreme Court Circuit Civil Mediator and participated with the Department of Financial Services mediation program giving him the ability to fully assist in the resolution of pre-suit homeowner insurance claims. In late 2018 Brian joined DDA Claims Management, bringing with him his knowledge of claims handling from start to finish, along with his experience handling litigated claims.


  • Bachelors’ Degree in Economics/International Trade Theory Florida International University
  • Certified Florida Supreme Circuit Court Civil Mediator
  • All Lines Adjuster License in the State of Florida
  • HAAG Residential Certified Inspector HCI Number: 201311328
  • Xactimate® 27/28 Estimating System
  • Citizens Certified Residential/Commercial Adjuster
  • State Farm Certified Residential/Commercial Adjuster
  • Allstate Certified Residential/Commercial Adjuster
  • Certified IICRC-WRT
  • Water Restoration Technician (WRT)
  • Tile Roofing Institute (TRI) – Certified
    Florida High Wind Zone Tile Installer
  • Certified Infrared Thermographer Level 1

Catastrophic Claims Experience

  • BP Oil Spill, Gulf of Mexico; 2010
  • Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey; 2012
  • Hurricane Irma, Florida; 2017