Meet Our Team


Brian Daffin, President & Licensed Agent

Brian is a lifetime resident of Bay County. He earned a reputation as a local, hometown community banker during his successful 16 year career. He served at People’s First and Hancock Bank before starting his new career in insurance.

Brian’s favorite part of working with the public has always been meeting and succeeding his customer’s needs with the best solution. Brian spends a majority of his time on the field networking, generating business leads and creating contacts. He enjoys being active in the local community and serves as the Head Chairman at the Downtown Improvement Board. Brian enjoys spending time with his family and is an avid fisherman. His hope is to be remembered as a man of his word and a loyal, honest, local businessman.



Mandy Pitts, Senior Vice President & Licensed Agent

Mandy moved to Panama City from Perry, Florida in 1999 where she began a successful career in banking. Mandy took the opportunity to help her friends and local costumers with their insurance needs when the offer was proposed. Mandy is a licensed 2-14 and 2-20 agent specializing in homeowners, condo and life insurance.

Mandy has been a member of the Bay County Chamber Of Commerce since 1999 and has served as an ambassador since 2010. Mandy is married to Rusty Pitts and has two wonderful children, Derek and Brayden. She enjoys spending time with her family at the lake as well as on the boat during the summer.


Grace Canty, Vice President & Licensed Agent

Grace is a local from Panama City. She began her banking career in 2007 working with Brian at People’s First Bank. While in banking, Grace specialized in consumer lending and later became a personal banker and annuity specialist. Grace is a licensed 2-14 and 2-20 agent specializing in commercial and life insurance.

Grace is a current member of Helping Young Professionals Evolve (HYPE). She enjoys spending time with her beautiful daughter, Brooke, friends, and family. Her favorite hobbies are crafting, going to the farm, and spending the summer days having fun soaking up the sun at the beach.


Rachelle Barlup, Licensed Agent

Rachelle is a local of Panama City. In 2013, she graduated from Bay High with her high school and AICE diploma. After graduation she attended Gulf Coast State College where she earned her A.A. in Business Administration. Rachelle is currently attending FSU-PC and working to obtain her B.A. in business. When not working or studying, Rachelle can be found hunting, fishing, and traveling with family and friends. She has her 2-20 license and specializes in home and condo insurance.