Volunteer Leadership

The Young Agents Council consists of an executive committee and two task forces: Membership and Events.

Young Agents Council Task Force

Charge

Through effective leadership and stewardship of resources:

  • Exemplify professionalism and ethical behavior;
  • Be actively involved in the legislative process surrounding our industry;
  • Promote good community relations; and,
  • Foster an environment in which young insurance professionals can interact with each other, resulting in successful career paths for young agents and growth for their agencies.

Patricia Eileen Clawson

Chair
Clawson & Company, Inc.

Kevin D. Kouwenhoven

Chair-Elect
TGG Financial Services, Inc. dba Harry Levine Insurance Agency

Sarah Joy Washburn-Carfora, CMIP, AIP

Director Liaison
Wilson Washburn & Forster

LeeAnn Dugan, AIAM

Member
Strategic Insurance Services

Louis Randall Iten

Member
Randall Iten Agency, Inc.

Scott M. Popilek

Member
Risk Strategies Company

Justin Hanna

Member
Integrity Insurance International, Inc.

Frank J. Scerbo, Jr., CIC

Member
RMC Group

Tiffany Sievert

Member
Burns & Wilcox, Ltd.

Kira Beth Butler, AAI

Member
Burns & Wilcox, Ltd.

Michael F. Horn, Jr.

Member
Mike Horn Family Insurance, Inc.

Alexander Dopazo, CIC

Member
Dopazo & Associates, Inc.

Holli J. Martin

Member
Heidrick & Company Insurance and Risk Management Services

Brittany Eldridge

Member
Olympus Insurance Company

Josh Niesman, CIC

Member
Universal Insurance Company of North America

Richard Kopec, AINS

Member
Johnson & Johnson, Inc.

Jessica A. Williams

Member
Wright National Flood Insurance Company

Karina Paola Lobo

Member
The Plastridge Agency, Inc.

Michelle Caruso

Member
Brevard Insurance & Marketing, Inc.

Eric Spencer Shaw

Member
Shaw Insurance Agency, LLC

Christine Lorraine Williams Stewart

Member
Pruett-Williams Insurance Agency, Inc.

Yaritza Enid Soto, CISR, CPSR

Member
Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners, LLC

Ms. Kala J Hennessey

Member
MGM Recovery

Marc E. Linton, Jr.

Member
Burns & Wilcox, Ltd.

Brian Eidelbus

Member
RPS - Ft. Lauderdale

Daniel Kurzweil

Member
Rytech

Kimberly Kerns

Member
Private Client Insurance Services, LLC

Nicholas E. Leone, MBA, CRIS

Member
Ardent Insurance Group, Inc.

Katherine M. Brock

Member
Hendrickson Insurance Services

Michael Singh

Member
Singh Insurance and Financial Services, LLC

Melissa Manus, CIC, CISR

Member
Fourth Insurance Office, Inc.

Shannon Conlon

Member
Johnson & Johnson, Inc., CMGA

Julia Hellman

Member
First Insurance Funding Corporation

Christina Vargas

Member
Keyes Coverage, Inc.

Daniel Ginden

Member
FHB Insurance, A Member of the Scottish American Insurance Group

Maurice Hernandez

Member
Celedinas Insurance Group, a Marsh & McLennan Agency, LLC (MMA)

Shaynah True

Member
Southern Oak Insurance Company

Joyce C. Blanchard

Member
Park & Associates, Inc.

Madison Hope Narr

Member
SeQure Underwriters, LLC

Richard B. Sinclair, AAI

Member
Wells Insurance Agency, Inc.

James Norman Sapp

Member
Accord Insurance Network of Palm Coast, Inc. dba First Florida Insurance Network

Holly Kabboord Hemelgarn

Member
Brevard Insurance & Marketing, Inc.

Christine Billington, CIC, ACSR, AAI

Member
McKee Insurance Agency, LLC

Taylor Hendrickson

Staff Coordinator
Florida Association of Insurance Agents

Collin Jeffrey Kostiha

Vice Chair
USI Insurance Services, LLC

YAC Membership Task Force

Charge

  • Develop outreach efforts to recruit new hires from FAIA member agencies and companies as new YAC members.
  • Cultivate a sense of belonging, knowledge, and strength that benefits agency operations, profitability, and growth.

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YAC Events Task Force

Charge

  • Organize events and activities that promote leadership development, refine communication, and encourage community service.
  • Offer networking opportunities that create industry relationships, and innovative marketing strategies essential to successful careers and agency growth.

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