Jamie Purmort was born and raised in Sarasota, FL. He graduated from Sarasota High School in 1987, and from Lenoir Rhyne College is 1991 with a degree in Political Science. After college Jamie entered the United States Marine Corps and served on active duty till 1997. Jamie joined the agency in 1997 and has worked in commercial lines and agency operations ever since. In 2003 Jamie deployed as a Marine with 4th ANGLICO to Iraq and served for 9 months as a part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon returning Jamie purchased the agency with current partner Russ Bobbitt. Jamie is involved in the community as an active director of the Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota County, works with the Economic Development Council, and volunteers as a high school football coach. Professionally Jamie has attained his Certified Workers Comp Advisor designation, as well as the advanced Master Workers Comp Advisor designation. He has been married to wife Lyn since 2006, and welcomed daughter Natalie in 2010.