|BRADENTON, Fla. – BB&T Insurance Services has promoted John Laurie to senior vice president. He is based at 1111 8th Ave. West in Bradenton.
Laurie, who joined BB&T in 2006 through the acquisition of Wyman, Green & Blalock Insurance, is the agency executive overseeing 26 insurance professionals in the Bradenton-Sarasota area. The Florida native earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of South Florida and holds the Certified Professional Accountant (CPA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), and Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI) designations.
Laurie recently served as chairman of the Florida Association of Insurance Agents, the preeminent insurance association in Florida, which represents more than 20,000 insurance agents. He is actively involved in various civic, trade and community organizations.
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