Joel Willis

Vice President

Joel Willis Jr. is Vice President of IOA and a member of the RiskScore Advisory team. Over his career he has been sited in numerous national publications including The Economist, Risk and Insurance and Golf Business. Joel has a BBA in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Georgia. Joel is passionate about giving back to the community that he lives in. He is a member of Wesley United Methodist Church serving as Chairman of the Trustees from 2013-2015. He is Founder and Chairman Emeritus of The First Tee of Greater Charleston, Founder and President of The First Tee of the Golden Isles, Board Member of The Food and Spirits Festival on St Simons Island.

Joel attributes his character and integrity from the Christian environment he was raised in by his parents. He resides in St. Simons Island, GA with his wife (Julie) and daughters (Mary Benton and Caroline). Outside of the office, you can find him on the golf course, hunting, at the beach or cooking with his family.


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