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Brian Daffin
President & Licensed Agent

Brian is a lifelong resident of Bay County. He earned a reputation as a local, hometown community banker during his successful 16 year career. He served at Peoples 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 exceeding his customer’s needs with the best solution. Brian spends the majority of his time in the field networking, generating business leads and creating contacts. He enjoys spending time with his family, being active in the local community and is an avid fisherman. His hope is to be remembered as a man of his word and a loyal, honest, local businessman.


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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 where she served as an ambassador from 2010 to 2017. She is also a member of the Emerald Coast Business Women’s Association. 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.


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Grace Canty
Vice President & Licensed Agent

Grace is a local from Panama City. She began her banking career in 2007 at Peoples First Community Bank as a loan processor and later became a personal banker and annuity specialist. Grace is a licensed 2-14 and 2-20 agent specializing in commercial.

Grace is a current member of Helping Young Professionals Evolve (HYPE) and the Bay County Chamber of Commerce and previously served as ambassador. She enjoys spending time with her beautiful daughter, Brooke, friends and family. Her favorite hobbies are crafting, going to the farm, and spending time on the water.


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Rachelle Barlup
Licensed Agent

Rachelle is a local of Panama City. In 2013, she graduated from Bay High School 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.S. in Business Administration. She is a current member of the Bay Building Industries Association (BBIA). When not working or studying, Rachelle can be found hunting, fishing and traveling with family and friends. She has her 2-20 license and primarily writes home and condo insurance.

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Lauryn Nye
Licensed Customer Service Representative

Lauryn is a native of Bay County. She resides here with her husband, Jacob and daughter, Henley. She currently serves in the Army National Guard and has her degree from Gulf Coast State College. Lauryn has obtained her 4-40 license. During her free time her favorite activities include the beach, enjoying the outdoors, and exploring local Panama City spots.


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Shannon Purple
Customer Service Representative

Shannon was born in Virginia into a military family. Throughout her childhood she moved all around the U.S. and Italy. Shannon received her High School Diploma from New London Adult & Continuing Education in Connecticut. After her father retired she and her family set their roots in Panama City where she calls home. She has a beautiful daughter named Claire and enjoys taking her to the beach and finding new, local parks to adventure with Claire.