Southern Management Group Receives 2018 Safety Award from FFVA Mutual

Southern is the first Hays Group client to receive the award 

DESTIN, Fla. – April 3, 2019 – Southern Management Group was recently recognized for outstanding safety standards by workers’ compensation company FFVA Mutual. The Safety Award is given to 12 clients per year, and Southern is honored to be selected as one of the 2018 recipients. Southern’s insurance policy is brokered through Hays Group and carried out by FFVA, who services 4,200 workers’ compensation policies across multiple states.

Southern was nominated for the award by FFVA Safety Consultant Arian Collick. Collick stated that regular inspections show Southern completes necessary steps to maintain safety consistently throughout its offices. Through opportunities to attend safety meetings, seminars, webinars, and workshops, Southern’s employees are kept up-to-date on workplace safety measures and knowledgeable of smart practices. In addition, Collick also recognized Southern’s laundry facility for its automation of machines to lower and reduce any safety concerns.

“It’s our pleasure at Southern to accept this award. Our teams go above and beyond to practice safety both in the workplace and out in the field,” said Southern Human Resources Manager Rashanna Prescott. “Southern is committed to maintaining a safe environment for everyone who enters our offices. We look forward to continuing this practice for years to come.”

Prescott accepted the award with Jose Ramos, Vice President of Safety & Loss Control for FFVA Mutual. Representatives from Hays Group were also in attendance, including Executive Vice President Brian Squire, Vice President Catherine Garvie, and Marketing Specialists Crystal Langer and Carla Adams. Squire noted that Southern is the first Hays Group client to receive the award.

As one of the leading local providers of property management services from Northwest Florida to Coastal Alabama, Southern is committed to continuing these practices. In alignment with the company vision to be the most caring company along the Gulf Coast, Southern strives to go above and beyond for not only its owners and guests, but for employees as well.


Southern Rentals & Real Estate is a leading provider of vacation rentals, residential leasing, real estate, and property management services in Northwest Florida and Coastal Alabama. Southern represents approximately 1,300 vacation rentals in 30A, Destin, Ft. Walton Beach, Gulf Shores & Fort Morgan, Navarre Beach, Orange Beach, Panama City Beach, Pensacola Beach, & Perdido Key, as well as approximately 1,000 long term rentals and valuable real estate opportunities. Established in 1995, the company is locally-owned and operated. For more information, visit

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