Meet our Agents
As SMI President, Frank "Skip" Smith brings with him over 30 years of experience in the marine industry.
Skip is recognized by his peers as one of the world's finest Captains. He has captained yachts up to 110' and has achieved and incredible 48 International Game Fish Association [IGFA ] World Records.
Skip's extensive travels have taken him throughout virtually every major body of water across the globe, providing a unique understanding of the many types of custom insurance needed within the industry.
Paul Anselmo is a Florida native who has been on the water swimming, fishing and surfing his whole life. Paul's insurance career began at age 16 when he accepted a position with one of the largest insurance firms in south Florida while being dual-enrolled in both high school and college. He attended local Florida universities for several years thereafter studying business management and marketing, as well as communications. During that time, Paul also owned and maintained a successful online venture named Fishtheworld.com before it was purchased by a large conglomerate.
With nearly 20 years of insurance experience and a lifetime on the water, Paul offers a unique understanding of the yacht insurance environment, allowing him to provide the excellent service he believes all of his clients deserve.
Casey McLaughlin is a Pompano Beach, FL native who has been boating and fishing all of her life.
Casey graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor's of Biological Sciences (specializing in Pre-Med). Shortly after earning her undergraduate degree, Casey began working for SMI while earning her Insurance Agent's License.
When she's away from her office, you can usually find Casey boating or fishing in local tournaments. With her friendly personality and knowledge of the marine industry, she has applied her experiences to work with her customers both behind the desk and on the water.
Matt Woods is a Fort Lauderdale native that has been boating his whole life, mostly in the Bahamas and Florida waterways. He loves fishing - with Hawaiian sling or rod & reel - wakeboarding, or just simply cruising. Matt attended Florida Atlantic University where he received a degree in both business management and marketing. While attending college he formed M&M Yacht Brokerage and focused on selling quality center consoles.
Once Matt graduated college he started working in the family business at Woods & Associates Yacht Brokerage where his father has 40 years of brokerage experience. Matt decided to extend his services to the company clientele and offer marine insurance. To accomplish this goal he has obtained his insurance license and is anxious to earn your business. The combination of growing up around yachts and being involved in the yacht brokerage profession yields Matt the unique ability to guide you in the right direction.
Ingrid Anglin was born & raised in New Orleans, LA and boating has always been engraved in her heart. With a need to be on the water and sand in her toes, South Florida has been the perfect fit for her the past decade as she quickly became immersed in the yachting industry. Yacht owners, Captains, crew and others in the marine trade have been her circle of closest friends from day one. After a rare opportunity landed her in yacht insurance, Ingrid dove in without a blink. She is extremely passionate, working very closely with clients to ensure the upmost level of service. Ingrid is always pleasant, prompt and efficient. She takes pride in her work ethic yet the most fun comes from the relationships she builds with clients along the way.