Heath Ritenour Timeline

Insurance Office of America (IOA) Chairman and CEO Heath Ritenour has enjoyed a life of personal and professional success. Here are some of the defining moments that have helped shape the inspirational industry leader.

1976 – Heath Ritenour born to John and Valli Ritenour in Pittsburgh, PA

1985Heath Ritenour and family move to Apopka, FL

1988 – Heath Ritenour plays on AAU Junior Olympic basketball team

1994 – Heath Ritenour named all-county, all-conference, and all-state football player for Lake Brantley High School in Altamonte Springs, FL

1995 – Heath Ritenour awarded football scholarship to play for Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA

1995 – Heath Ritenour graduates from Lake Brantley High School

1996 – Heath Ritenour majors in business administration at Liberty University

1996 – Heath Ritenour interns at IOA and joins as the company’s ninth agent

2004 – Heath Ritenour marries wife Abby

2005 – Heath Ritenour becomes board member of IOA

2007Heath Ritenour named chief executive officer of IOA

2008 – Heath and Abby Ritenour become parents with the birth of their son

2012 – Heath and Abby Ritenour welcome the birth of their daughter

2015 – Heath Ritenour is diagnosed with cancer and undergoes intensive chemotherapy treatments

2016 – Heath Ritenour declared cancer-free

2018 Heath Ritenour named a CEO of the Year honoree by Orlando Business Journal

2019Heath Ritenour becomes chairman of IOA

2020 – Heath Ritenour named to Insurance Business’ Hot 100 list