Herman Peery began his insurance career in 1984 with Liberty Mutual. During his tenure with them he sold all lines of insurance: commercial, employee benefits and personal lines. In addition to sales, he was appointed Sales Manager, Indiana Region, holding that position for over 5 years. Building on that experience, he entered the independent agency system in 1996 with DavisBaldwin, a medium sized regional agency headquartered in Tampa, FL. When he discovered the IOA ownership model in 2000, it was an easy decision for him to join the IOA Team.
In 2002, he was appointed to IOA’s Board of Directors. In support of the agency’s initiative that producers assist with management duties, he is active on the AR Management Team, Surplus Lines Initiative Team, Security Committee, and several ad-hoc committees.
Herman attended Evangel University in Springfield, MO, graduating with a BA Degree. He is a Past President of the Tampa Insurance Agents Association (IIAGT) and has served on several Florida Insurance Agents Association (FAIA) committees, including chair of their Technology Committee. He lives in Clearwater, FL and is an avid ice hockey fan.