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Insurance Office of America Announces Appointment of Barrett Charpia to Managing Partner

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Barrett Charpia, Managing Partner

LONGWOOD, Fla. (February 8, 2024) – Insurance Office of America (IOA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Barrett Charpia to the position of managing partner. Barrett will deepen his role with the Columbia, South Carolina, office, which is part of IOA’s Eastern Division.

“In his time at IOA, Barrett has proven himself to be a great producer and teammate who is always willing to step up as a partner whenever he is needed,“ said IOA Regional President Andrew Cruse. “Barrett has earned the respect of the underwriting community and the leadership of our key carrier partners as well as his peers and clients. His qualities as a person and natural leadership ability make him a perfect fit to serve as a managing partner and help champion the values of IOA.”

Barrett joined IOA in 2017 as a commercial lines producer, and he has built an expansive client base throughout the southeast United States in industries such as construction, property, and transportation. He specializes in providing tailored risk management programs for his clients that help protect their assets, provide a sense of security surrounding their business efforts, and increase their bottom line. During his tenure, he has demonstrated servant leadership by actively contributing to the development and performance of his team members.

“I am honored and blessed to have the opportunity to serve a talented group of people and to be a part of an organization that shares my values and beliefs,” said Barrett. “IOA is a place that puts its people first, and I am excited to share that vision and play a role in our continued growth.”

Barrett earned a Bachelor of Science degree in sales from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and he holds the professional workers compensation advisor (PWCA) designation. In 2021, Barrett was recognized as an Insurance Business America Rising Star.


Insurance Office of America (IOA) is the fourth largest privately held insurance brokerage in the United States. Founded in 1988, IOA is a recognized leader in providing property and casualty, employee benefits, and personal lines insurance and risk management solutions as well as insurtech innovation. Headquartered in Longwood, Florida, part of the greater Orlando community, IOA has more than 1,300 associates located in over 60 offices in the U. S. and United Kingdom. In California, dba IOA Insurance Services. (#0E67768) For more information, visit



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