James “Jim” Boyd, AAI

Chairman
Office Phone: 941-745-8300
Email: JimB@BoydInsurance.com
James “Jim” Boyd is an Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI) with a passion for serving his community. His goal is to protect your most valuable assets and provide you with peace of mind.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Served as City Councilman and Mayor of Palmetto, earning the respect and admiration of constituents in the late 80s.
  • Brought leadership skills and expertise to the Florida House of Representatives from 2010 to 2018, leaving a lasting impact on the state’s legislative landscape.
  • Earned the prestigious Accredited Advisor in Insurance certification in 1985, showcasing expertise and commitment to professional growth.
  • Served on the board of the Florida Association of Independent Insurance Agents
  • Participated in various advisory boards for insurance companies to provide valuable perspectives and guidance.

Jim Boyd is a seasoned insurance professional who hails from the heart of Manatee County. Born at Manatee Memorial and a lifelong resident of the area, his roots run deep in the community that he serves. Following his graduation from Florida State University, he returned to his hometown to join the family insurance agency, marking the beginning of a remarkable career dedicated to protecting lives and assets.

Jim Boyd’s commitment to public service is evident in his extensive record of accomplishments. In the late 80s, he served as both City Councilman and Mayor of Palmetto, earning the respect and admiration of his constituents. Later, from 2010 to 2018, he brought his leadership skills and expertise to the Florida House of Representatives, leaving a lasting impact on the state’s legislative landscape.

Throughout his career, Jim Boyd has garnered recognition for his excellence in the insurance industry. In 1985, he earned the prestigious Accredited Advisor in Insurance certification, highlighting his expertise and commitment to professional growth. His influence extends beyond his agency, as he has served on the board of the Florida Association of Independent Insurance Agents and contributed his insights to various advisory boards for insurance companies.

His passion for helping people led him to choose this industry, where he finds fulfillment in safeguarding the lives and assets of his clients. Recognizing the importance of protection and support during challenging times, Jim Boyd and his team are there to help their clients rebuild and restore their lives and possessions when the worst happens.

Customer service lies at the heart of his approach. He believes in treating clients the way he would like to be treated, building strong relationships based on trust and open communication. Jim Boyd’s unwavering commitment to responsiveness ensures that his clients feel valued and heard throughout their interactions.


Getting to Know His Personal Side

Jim’s pet would describe him as a forgiving, easygoing, and loyal friend, showcasing his ability to understand clients’ needs and offer tailored solutions. Describing him through some of his favorite film titles, he embodies vision, integrity, and adventure, believes in the power of dreams like in Field of Dreams, exemplifies a commitment to doing what’s right like A Few Good Men, and embraces life’s joy like Easy Rider. 

He finds solace in music, with “Sail On” by Lionel Richie & Tim McGraw as a recent favorite. The breathtaking Old Head Golf Course in Ireland left a lasting impression on him. He also enjoys a classic Hamburger, Mushroom & Onion pizza. Jim is always so excited about connecting with clients and presenting innovative solutions, fueled by his passion for making a difference. So, whether it’s discussing insurance or sharing adventures, Jim is always ready to connect personally and make your experience enjoyable.

Meet Other Team

Reeves Rogers

Commercial Insurance Advisor

Office Phone: 941-745-8300
Email: Reeves.Rogers@BoydInsurance.com

Michael Richter

Vice President – North Florida Division
Office Phone: 850-643-2900
Email: Michael.Richter@BoydInsurance.com

Kathryn L. Moss

Personal Account Manager
Office Phone: 941-745-8300
Email: KathrynM@BoydInsurance.com

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