People's Trust Insurance Company was among a group of Florida businesses recognized for helping the economy and the State of Florida. People's Trust received the Innovation/Entrepreneurship Award. The company hired more people and went from 162 employees to 425 employees and it brought in 45,000 new policy holders.
Governor Rick Scott and Secretary of Commerce and CEO of Enterprise Florida Gray Swoope announced the winners of the 2013 Governor’s Innovators in Business Awards during Florida Business Innovators Week. The announcement was made on January 21. The awards recognize companies that have helped the state’s economic growth and diversification during 2013, according to a release from the Office of Governor Rick Scott on January 21.