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Executive Vice President, Business Development
Joe joined Lanier Upshaw in 2016 and has been in the insurance industry since 1996. He graduated from Florida State University with an Economics degree and holds both his 220 Property and Casualty and his 120 Excess and Surplus licenses.
Joe’s areas of specialization are Construction, Real Estate Development/Property Management and Healthcare. He sees his strengths as a policy language guru experienced in placing difficult risks, utilizing both the traditional insurance markets and alternative risk financing such as captives.
Originally from St. Joseph, Michigan, Joe has resided in the Riverview area for the past 14 years with his wife, Mandy, and their five children, three daughters and two sons. His passions include pick-up basketball, cycling, coaching his kids in sports and college football. Joe currently is a board member for the Hillsborough County YMCA where he also serves as a volunteer youth basketball coach.
A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men. - Roald Dahl