WorkComp Solutions is a niche company specializing only in Workers’ Compensation. Companies who are looking for right combination of passion, work ethic and intellectual capital to drive down the cost of workers’ compensation while keeping it simple should interview our organization and call our clients.
We believe the days of trying to be all things to all businesses are over, that includes the Insurance agent, C.P.A. and Corporate Attorney. Those with a narrow focus and enthusiasm are destined to succeed by bringing more value to their client’s bottom line.
Duke grew up in the orange groves of Winter Haven, Florida, picking fruit and trimming trees before he was old enough to drive. Duke owned his first business at the age of 16; his entrepreneurial spirit has been driven by challenging the status quo and conventional beliefs. Duke has been in the insurance industry for over 20 years and has an extensive background in the workers’ compensation industry. He is Founder and President of WorkComp Solutions, Inc. an Insurance Agency and Premium Recovery Company which, focuses exclusively on workers’ compensation for mid to large size employers. The company assists employers in building and implementing Cost Containment Programs to drive down workers’ compensation costs through aggressive claims management, experience modification analysis, classification verification, contract negotiations and strategic consulting.
Mr. Mills began in the insurance industry in 1988 as a Property and Casualty agent working in General Lines agencies. In 1997, Mr. Mills started WorkComp Solutions, Inc., and has built a strong team of work comp professionals who believe in challenging the status quo and thinking differently.
WorkComp Solutions takes an active role in assisting their community by providing sponsorships to the Boy & Girls Club, Christmas Angels, Project Care, Catholic Heart Work Camps, Peace River Center, and local area schools through athletic booster clubs.
Trade Journals, Publications and White Paper
- In 2007, he launched Wrap-Up Experts and published “Contractor Survival Guide to Wrap-Ups” Wrap-Up Experts is a consulting service for contractors and their Insurance Agents helping them navigate the complicated world of construction wrap-up programs.
- Journal of Workers’ Compensation
“Contract Mismanagement in Workers’ Compensation & What Needs Fixing”
- American Agent and Broker
“Protect Your Construction Clients from Wrap-Up Tangles”
- Contractor Magazine
“How to Protect Your Profits”
- Snips Magazine
“What Contractors Don’t Know will Cost Them”
- Modern Contractor Solutions
“Wrap Up Lessons from the Sunflower State”
The International Society of Mine Safety Professionals
“Work Comp Secrets Revealed” tips on finding common errors
Florida Transportation and Builders Association (F.T.B.A.) Annual Conference
“Finding Clerical Errors to Lower Workers’ Comp Premium and Increase Profits”
Baton Rouge, La
“6 Most Common Errors on an Experience Mod Worksheet”
Lorman Education Services
Workforce Management – An Unconventional Look at Profit and Loss Leaks: “How Hidden Workers’ Compensation, Retirement Plan and Human Resource Management Issues Can Drain Your Bottom Line”
Laguna Beach, CA
Institute of Work Comp Professionals Annual Symposium –
“Wrap-Up Construction Programs”
St. Petersburg, Florida
Annual Conference for Occupational Nurses Association-
“What Employers want Doctors to Know?”
West Coast Auditors Association of Tampa Bay –
“How a Premium Audit Relates to Wrap-Up Programs”
Painting and Decorators Contractor Association (PDCA)
“6 Survival Skills to Drive Work Comp Costs Down”
Hillsborough County Bar Association
“Workers’ Compensation is not insurance, it’s financing”
Annual IWCP Graduate Symposium and members of the Institute of Work Comp Professionals
“Contractors Survival Guide for Wrap-Ups”
Memberships and Associations
- Runner Up Small Business of the Year- Lakeland Chamber of Commerce
- International Risk Management Institute
- The WorkComp Advisory Group
- Florida Association of Independent Agents
- Work Comp Legislative Task Force
- Peace River Center – Advisory Board
- Florida Transportation and Builders Association
- Florida Citrus Mutual Association