Mr. J. Neal Abernathy is President of the Brokerage Division within Brown & Brown Wholesale and serves on the Senior Leadership Team for Brown & Brown Inc. Mr. Abernathy is responsible for several profit centers in the US, training of Wholesales Next Generation group, as well as building relationships and business opportunities with insurance carriers. His expertise and more than 30 years of experience in the wholesale industry brings a valued perspective to the business. In addition to his regional role, Mr. Abernathy also serves as Chairman of Decus Insurance Brokers, Ltd, Brown & Brown’s Lloyd’s of London brokerage operation.
Prior to joining Brown & Brown, Mr. Abernathy served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Swett & Crawford Group Inc. He was a Retail Producer with Alexander & Alexander from 1981 to 1983. He served as a Member of Executive Committee of Aon plc.
Mr. Abernathy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations from the University of Georgia. He is happily married to Carmen and has two children