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Insurance Office of America Announces Appointment of Burnet to Regional President for North Florida

Regional President Heyward Burnet

LONGWOOD, Fla. (September 12, 2023) – Insurance Office of America (IOA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Heyward Burnet to the position of north Florida regional president, which includes Jacksonville, Ocala, and Ormond Beach.

“Since joining the team at IOA, Heyward has been an invaluable asset, and he deserves the honor of being elevated to the regional president role,” said IOA President Rob Motley. ”With his leadership skills, strategic mindset, and dedication to excellence, he has consistently delivered outstanding results and contributed significantly to the region’s success.”

Heyward joined IOA in 2007 and served most recently as a managing partner. As north Florida regional president, Heyward will lead a talented team to drive the implementation of innovative strategies to further enhance IOA’s market presence, expand its customer base, and deliver exceptional solutions. His proven track record of success and his ability to inspire and motivate others make him the ideal choice for the region.

“Throughout his tenure at IOA, Heyward has demonstrated a deep understanding of the insurance industry with an unwavering commitment. He has consistently fostered strong relationships with clients, carrier partners, and key stakeholders alike,” said IOA Division President Danny Anderson. “We are confident that, under his leadership, the north Florida team will continue to thrive and deliver unparalleled service to our valued clients.”

Heyward also has been a safety and risk management innovator for more than a decade. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance and financial management services from Georgia Southern University.



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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