Team

How We Work

How We Work

Our reasons for becoming insurance professionals are deeply personal. We repeatedly saw friends and family struggling to find the coverage they needed. We are confident that with our understanding of the insurance space, we can help people better prepare for the future. After years in the business, we have developed a reputation for educating individuals in an easy-to-understand manner, so they can easily grasp personal insurance concepts. Above all else, we feel a commitment to our community.

Our team approach adds perspective and provides increased benefits to our clients.

Meet Our Team

Abbie Adamson

Account Manager

352-243-9000 ext 1004

352-243-7000

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Abbie was born and raised in Central Florida. She began with Southern Insurance Group in February 2021 as an Account Manager. Abbie enjoys spending time with her family, friends, fiancé, & going to Target. Abbie is most excited...
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Cooper Johnson

Agent

352-243-9000 Ex.1014

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Cooper is a multi-line agent who started with Southern Insurance Group in June of 2014. In addition to handling personal and commercial lines of insurance for his clients, Cooper is specializing in financial planning. He is in the...
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Dave Johnson

Commercial Agent

352-243-9000 Ex.1015

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Dave grew up in Central Florida and studied business administration at the University of Central Florida. Soon after graduation, he secured his state license and began his insurance risk management career as a captive agent with the...
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Emily Scura

Account Manager

352-243-9000 ext 1020

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Emily was born in South Florida but was raised in Central Florida. She has recently joined our Southern Insurance Group family in October 2020 as an Administrative Assistant. Emily is happiest when surrounded by her family and close...

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Garrett Johnson

Agent

352-243-9000 Ex.1008

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Garrett started with Southern Insurance Group fresh out of college at the University of Central Florida in January of 2011. He is fully licensed in all areas of insurance and financial planning. He grew up here in Clermont, Florida and...
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Jennifer Hardy

Account Manager

352-243-9000 ext 1005

352-243-7000

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Jennifer was born in Georgia and raised in Florida with a big family. Jennifer just recently joined the Southern Insurance Group family as an Administrative Assistant in May 2021. She enjoys spending her free time with friends and...

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Joe Burgos

Agent

352-243-9000 ext 1019

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Joe was born and raised in Puerto Rico. He joined the US Navy right after college and served in the military for 5 years before relocating to Florida. He has been in the insurance industry for more than 15 years. He has a 13-year old...

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Kaily Adamson

Administrative Assistant

352-243-9000 ext 1002

352-243-7000

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Kaily started with Southern in September of 2021. Kaily grew up in a small town in Michigan and has moved back and forth to Florida almost her whole life. For the football fans, you could say she’s half Spartan and half Gator....

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Peggy Buckley

Account Manager

352-243-9000 ext 1018

352-243-7000

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Peggy was born in New York and raised mostly in New England. She was a 911 operator for almost 20 years. Peggy relocated to Central Florida in 2016 to care for her father and start a new chapter in her life. She began with Southern...
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Richard Bird

Agent

352-243-9000 Ex.1009

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Richard has been in the insurance industry since 1998 and with Southern insurance Group since the opening in June of 2008. He is an Agent who specializes in personal lines of insurance including home, auto, health and life. He is a...
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Susan Pato

Customer Service Representative

352-243-9000 Ex.1015

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Susan has worked for Southern Insurance Group since October, 2011. Born and raised in the Central Florida area, she comes from 30 years of working in a Corporate environment. Having received numerous awards during the course of 30...
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Tish Johnson

Vice President/Owner

352-243-9000

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Tish was born and raised in the Central Florida area. She started in the insurance industry as a Customer Service Representative in 1986. She advanced her career in 1988 by becoming an Agent. She spent the next 20 years working for two...
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Tom Johnson

President/Owner

352-243-9000

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Owner of Southern Insurance Group, Tom has been selling insurance for 30+ years in Central Florida. He was born in New York but was raised in Oviedo, Florida where he completed all of his schooling. He received a full scholarship for...

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Veronica Torres

Account Manager

352-243-9000 Ex.1006

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Veronica was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She began with Southern Insurance Group in June of 2019. She currently works as an Administrative Assistant and enjoys helping every client that comes or calls in. Veronica plans on...

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Wendy Bird

Account Manager

352-243-9000 Ex.1010

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Wendy has worked for Southern Insurance Group since September of 2010 and has a 4-40 Customer Service Representative license. She has substantial experience in the insurance industry, working in all aspects of insurance from sales to...
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