James Leach is an attorney and a licensed insurance agent, with the CPCU and CLU designations,who has been in the specialty insurance business for most of his career. After receiving his undergraduate degrees from Duke University and Gulf Coast College, he received his MBA and Master of Insurance degrees from Georgia State University before graduating with honors from the Drake University School of Law and being admitted to the Bar in Iowa.
Before becoming a part of the FHB Insurance team in 2016, Jim spent 11 years with the Atlanta-based Insurance Specialty Group (ISG) as the Executive Vice President and Counsel (ISG continues to be a strong partner and sponsor of FHB Insurance and the Florida Home Builders Association to this day). He also served in the US Air Force (F-4E Phantom II) and is still an active pilot (Airline Transport Pilot and Certified Flight Instructor with 6,000 pilot hours).
He would be a better golfer and guitarist, but his business schedule keeps getting in the way!