Florida’s Future Insurance Leaders

Florida's Future Insurance Leaders is a leadership immersion program designed to attract high caliber agents and help them develop through education and mentorship to become future leaders in the insurance industry and their community. The program is offered every other year. 

Presenting the class of 2018–2019

Front row, left to right: Evan Beeh, Markel Specialty Commercial; Trey Sinclair, Wells Insurance Agency, Inc.; Jennifer Hightower, BRP Ryan Insurance, LLC; Karina Paola Lobo, Kingdom Tree Insurance Group; Crystal Callahan-Estes, CIC, CPIA, Brown Insurance & Financial; Collin J. Kostiha, Hugh Cotton Insurance; Brian Chapman, Jr., CLU, State Insurance Agency. Back row, left to right: Josh Niesman, Safepoint; Melissa Champany, FFIL staff liaison; Will Croley, Douglas M Croley, Inc.; Michelle Leigh Woodham, Trout & Leigh Insurance, Inc.; Kevin D. Kouwenhoven, TGG Financial Services, Inc. dba Harry Levine Insurance Agency.

FFIL Program Sessions

Leadership Introduction, December 3–5, 2018
Held the week of the December FAIA Board meeting, classes will cover leadership and introduce mentoring and reporting requirements. Also, orientation and history of FAIA, IIABA, Trusted Choice and TrustedChoice.com, and FAIA Member Services. Students also will attend the FAIA Board meeting.

YAC Sales & Leadership Conference, January 22–23, 2019
Visit the conference page for more information.

Political Summit, March 19–20, 2019
Held the week of Capitol Days, this session includes training in political action and the legislative process, meetings with legislators, and the YAC InsurPac-A-Thon.  

Convention Networking and Carrier Relationships, June 19–21, 2019
Held the week of the Convention and Education Symposium, this session provides opportunities for networking and informal meetings with mentors. Attendance is required for all Convention-related YAC events.

Council Leadership and Graduation, August 2019
Held in conjunction with the FAIA Summer Leadership Conference.