Mr. Ignacio Borbolla
Board Member Spotlight
Ignacio Borbolla immigrated to Florida in 1967 from Havana, Cuba with his family. He was introduced and developed a passion for fishing from his father and grandfather while on excursions to the piers in South Beach, the Florida Keys, and seawall at Mercy Hospital. He began his entrepreneur career in the automotive industry, held various positions starting from the ground floor and reaching top-level management positions in sales and finance.
Ignacio has been married to his wife Letty for 31 years and together they have three children and four granddaughters.
In 1989 he was awarded an opportunity to open an Allstate Insurance agency in Coral Gables, Florida. This allowed him to expand his entrepreneurial spirit. The agency started from scratch and currently employees a staff of 20 sales professionals servicing and protecting the needs of over 10,000 policyholders in two locations. In 2007, Ignacio was honored with the highest recognition within Allstate Insurance Company, the prestigious Allstate Hall of Fame Award; a distinction currently only 74 representatives across the country hold. He has also achieved various Agent of the Year awards, Top in Company, and numerous regional awards for sales and customer satisfaction.
His drive and perseverance follow into his passion for the outdoors. He is a licensed US Merchant Marine Officer, has boated extensively throughout the Bahamas and Florida coast. Conservation of our natural resources and making sure it is preserved for our future generations to enjoy is a top priority of his. Besides all types of fishing, he enjoys hunting, horseback riding, wing shooting. They currently sponsor several horse and dog rescues.
He attended Christopher Columbus High School, earned his Associates of Arts degree from Miami Dade Community College and attended Florida International University.
He serves on various advisory committees both professional and civic:
- Allstate National Advisory Agent Board
- Allstate Executive Council Advisory Board
- Allstate Florida Regional Agent Advisory Board
- Universal Insurance Company Agent Advisory Board
- Coral Gables Insurance Advisory Committee (past)
- Coral Gables Traffic Advisory Committee(past)
- Coral Gables Code Enforcement Committee
- Miami Dolphins Foundation Fishing Tournament Board