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Matt Crum Named One of Tampa Bay Business Journal's 2013 Up & Comers

by FrankCrum on October 18, 2013
Matt Crum

Congratulations to Frank Winston Crum Insurance Company President Matthew C. Crum, named as one of the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2013 Up & Comers in the under 30 years of age category. The awards recognize businesspeople in the Tampa Bay, Florida area. Matt oversees both the FrankCrum Insurance Agency and Frank Winston Crum Insurance, Inc. He founded the FrankCrum Insurance Agency in 2008. Additionally, under his leadership, Frank Winston Crum Insurance, Inc. has grown from a single-state insurance carrier to one that is licensed in 31 states and continues to expand. Matt was appointed President of Frank Winston Crum Insurance in July 2013.

Matt was a standout hockey player at Trinity College in Hartford, CT, and he actively competes and trains in crossfit. This year Matt participated in “Cut for the Cure” to support the Vinny Lecavalier Foundation and the Pediatric Cancer Foundation. He raised thousands of dollars and shaved his my head in memory of my his childhood friend and hockey teammate, Eric Pretto who battled pediatric cancer and eventually lost his battle in 2006. Matt is also involved in supporting Trinity Café. Trinity is a sit-down restaurant in Tampa for the homeless and underemployed where a hot meal is served each day in an environment of respect and dignity. The Annual FrankCrum Charity Golf Tournament raises more than $100,000 each year to benefit Trinity.

Matt will be recognized along with the other 2013 Up & Comers on November 20, at a special event at TPepin Hospitality Centre in Tampa. Read more about the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Up & Comers Awards by clicking here.


FrankCrum is a professional employer organization (PEO), founded in 1981 dedicated to helping business owners boost HR capabilities and broaden convenient services and benefits to employees. The origin of FrankCrum dates back to 1981, when Frank W. Crum, Jr. and his father, Frank Crum, Sr., founded the Great American Temporary Service. With a passion for helping small business owners succeed, the company has evolved and grown over several decades.