About Our Leadership
JOSEPH (Joe) E. ERDEMAN
Executive Vice President and President, Extended Protection Solutions
Joseph (Joe) E. Erdeman is an executive vice president of Assurant Solutions and president of the Extended Protection Solutions business.
Mr. Erdeman's career with Assurant Solutions and its predecessor companies began in 1993 when he joined American Bankers Insurance Company of Florida as a sales representative working out of the company's Atlanta sales center.
In September 1997, Mr. Erdeman relocated to South Florida and was promoted to vice president and national marketing manager for the retail distribution channel. His responsibilities included management of the channel's sales force and development of the channel's marketing strategy.
In August 2000, Mr. Erdeman was promoted to senior vice president, Retail Channel executive. He assumed his current position in June 2002 as part of a reorganization that consolidated management and administration responsibility for Assurant Solutions' growing warranty and extended service contract businesses. The extended service contract business was combined with the vehicle service contract business in November 2007.
Before joining American Bankers, Mr. Erdeman spent 11 years in various sales and management positions with entities of Household International, including Household Finance, Household Retail Services and Alexander Hamilton Life Insurance. He has a bachelor's degree in finance from Auburn University.