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    J. Scott Penny, CIC

    J. Scott Penny, CIC
    Regional President and Chief Acquisitions Officer
    Brown & Brown, Inc.

    Scott has been the Chief Acquisitions Officer since January 2011. He has also served as Regional President since July 2010 and previously served as a Regional Executive Vice President since 2002. Scott oversees retail profit center operations of certain subsidiaries in Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. He also oversees the operations of Florida Intracoastal Underwriters, LLC.

    Scott began his career with Brown & Brown, Inc. in 1989 in Daytona Beach, Florida, where he worked as a marketing representative, account executive and producer before his promotion to the position of Profit Center Leader in Jacksonville, Florida and, subsequently, his work in that capacity in Indianapolis, Indiana. Scott received the company’s Top Gun award in 1994.

    Scott is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, where he received a degree in Political Science. He has served in various advisory and board capacities for Central Indiana Insurance Agents, United Way of Volusia County, United Way of Indianapolis and the Boys and Girls Club of Indianapolis. Scott has served and continues to serve on various regional and national insurance carrier advisory councils including The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers Council of Employee Benefits Executives Board and holds a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.