Paul R. Peeples, AAI, AIT, CPIM

Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Paul has more than 28 years experience in the insurance industry. After leaving Florida State University, he started as a systems analyst at a premium finance company. Later he became the MIS director of Great Oaks Financial and Great Oaks Insurance Company. Paul was then recruited as an IBM business partner to develop risk management/premium finance solutions. In the late 1980s, he and his family opened a commercial lines insurance/finance company that is still thriving today. He still maintains his Florida 2-20 license.

Paul is heavily involved with industry standards and organizations such as ACORD’s User Group Information Exchange as well as IIABA's Agents Council for Technology as an advocate for independent agents, and in 2017 was elected to the ACT steering committee as the first ever association executive to serve in this capacity.