Why Demont?

From Our Family To Yours

One size doesn’t fit all. That’s why protecting what matters most to you requires custom insurance solutions at the best value. And at Demont Insurance we have been doing just that for nearly 6 decades.

As the #1 insurance broker in Florida, Demont was built on family legacy. Founded in 1964 by James E. Demont, we have been delivering assurance to our family of clients through every aspect of insurance, including business insurance, commercial insurance, flood insurance, builder insurance, brewery insurance and much more. Today, James’ grandson Graham Demont continues our family legacy by creating meaningful relationships with our clients, delivering difference-making solutions, and providing peace of mind for life’s biggest decisions.

We believe that in order to confidently protect the best things in life, you must work with the best. That’s why with Demont Insurance, you receive the best coverage at the best price, all while being treated like family. Join the legacy.

Graham Demont

Graham Demont

CIC, CRIS - President

Graham comes from a family of insurance professionals. His father and grandfather both owned and operated Demont Insurance Agency prior to 2016 when he bought the agency from his father. Graham interned for Nationwide Insurance while in college at the University of Florida. While at the University of Florida, Graham was inducted into Florida Blue Key and was actively involved with his Fraternity. Upon graduation from UF in 2012, Graham joined Demont Insurance as a Producer. He holds the Florida General Lines 2-20 License, Life, Health, and Variable Annuities 2-15 License, and Surplus Lines 1-20 License. He has the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation, Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) Designation, and Professional Workers Compensation Advisor (PWCA) designation. Graham is a licensed Single Engine Land and Sea pilot, commercial drone operator, an avid hunter, and fisherman. In his free time, he enjoys traveling with his wife Sarah, and hunting and fishing with their dog, Goose.

Contact: gdemont@demontinsurance.com

Arlece Gilliam

Arlece Gilliam

AIAM - Personal Lines Account Manager

Arlece is an experienced and dedicated account manager in the Agency’s Personal Lines Department.  She has been with Demont Insurance Agency since 2006 and has an insurance career spanning nearly 24 years.  A former claims adjuster, Arlece is a licensed General Lines and Life, Health, including Variable Annuities agent.  She holds the prestigious Associate in Insurance Account Management designation, AIAM.

Contact: AGilliam@DemontInsurance.com

Phone: 850-999-6341

Cassandra Jakes

Cassandra Jakes

Personal Lines Account Manager

Cassandra has been with Demont Insurance Agency since 2009 and comes from a family of insurance professionals as both her father and uncle own State Farm Agencies in South Florida. She is a graduate of Florida A & M University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Cassandra is very involved in her Church, where she serves as Administrator and Praise Team Leader. She holds the Florida General Lines 2-20 License.

Contact: cjakes@demontinsurance.com

Phone: 850-999-6342

Gregg Conner

Gregg Conner

Associate Agent

Gregg Conner has been with Demont Insurance Agency for over 15 years.  Before joining us, Gregg worked for UPS for 26 years as the operations manager for the district.  While in this position, Gregg was responsible for 27 centers, 2500 employees, and the largest UPS hub in the Nation.  Gregg’s history with UPS gives him a unique perspective for his business clients to lean on.  In addition to holding his general lines insurance license, Gregg is a Florida Realtor and former residential contractor.  He is also a Florida State University Business School graduate.  In his free time, he enjoys quail hunting, training bird dogs, and working in his garden.

Contact: GConner@DemontInsurance.com

Phone: 850-999-6343

Tracy Segal

Tracy Segal

Commercial Lines Account Manager

Tracy has been with Demont Insurance Agency since 2011 and acts as our Commercial Lines Manager. Her background in community association management and real estate sales and management gives her a broad understanding of the issues our clients face. She holds a Florida Real Estate License, 2-20 General Lines Insurance License and is a Notary Public. Tracy attended Keiser University and graduated with a degree in Paralegal Studies. She prides herself on being able to build relationships with our clients and provide a level of customer service unmatched in our industry. In her spare time, Tracy enjoys socializing with friends and dining out with her husband, Jason, and two kids, Landon and Destiny.

Contact: tsegal@demontinsurance.com

Phone: 850-999-6345

Devin Pierce

Devin Pierce

Personal Lines Account Manager

Devin started with the Agency in 2012. She holds the 2-20 General Lines and 2-15 Life, Health, and Variable Annuities licenses. Devin is an integral part of the Demont Insurance Agency team and acts as a Personal Lines Account Manager. She graduated from Tallahassee Community College with her Associate of Arts degree and is currently pursuing her Associate in Science degree with a focus in Business Management. In her spare time, Devin enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

Contact: dpierce@demontinsurance.com

Phone: 850-999-6346

Shanon Volz

Shanon Volz

Assistant Account Manager

Shanon joined Demont Insurance Agency after spending 15 years with Publix Supermarkets. While with Publix, Shanon developed outstanding customer service skills due to the everyday interactions she experienced. Shanon holds the 4-40 Customer Service Representative license and works in our Commercial Lines Department as an Assistant Account Manager. Outside of work, Shanon enjoys spending time with her family and playing on her co-ed softball team with Fellowship Baptist Church.

Contact: svolz@demontinsurance.com

Phone: 850-999-6347

Julia Herdon

Julia Herdon

Employee Benefits Account Manager

Julia has been in the insurance industry for over 30 years and specializes in employee benefits. Her business passions include keeping clients up to date in the ever changing word of Federal and State Regulations and keeping clients’ various benefit programs, including COBRA administration and Section 125 plans, in compliance with these Regulations. Julia is certified in ACA compliance and holds the prestigious LUTCF, Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow, designation and HIA, Health Insurance Associate, designation.  In her free time Julia enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, going to the beach, and listening to live music.

Contact: JHerndon@demontinsurance.com

Phone: 850-999-6341

Kevin Witt

Kevin Witt

Craft Brewery and Hospitality Specialist

Kevin has a long history in the insurance industry. After graduating from Florida State University with a degree in Risk Management and Insurance, Kevin joined Travelers as a commercial underwriter. After a 4-year tenure with Travelers, he joined the independent world where he has specialized in Breweries and Hospitality clients for over 30 years. Kevin holds the 2-20 General Lines and 2-15 Life, Health, and Variable Annuities licenses. In his spare time Kevin enjoys traveling and being outdoors.

Contact: Kevin@demontinsurance.com  

Brittany Grigg

Brittany Grigg

Director of Operations

Brittany Grigg

Director of Operations

contact: bgrigg@demontinsurance.com

Jo Anne Sturdevant

Jo Anne Sturdevant

Producer

Jo Anne Sturdevant has been in the insurance industry since 1973.  She was manager of an independent insurance agency in Maryland for 14 years and then moved to Florida and worked as Commercial Lines Manager for Sun State Insurance Agency in Maitland, Florida.  In 1989 she moved to New Smyrna Beach, Florida and joined the Jennings Insurance Agency as a producer.  She was very involved with the local and state Builders Association and when she was asked to put an insurance program together for Homebuilders in the state of Florida, she accepted the position and moved to Tallahassee.  The program was quite successful and Jo Anne took the program to $40 million in five years.  In 2002 she left FHBIA and started her own insurance agency back in the Daytona Beach area.  She specializes in risk management for Contractors and Tree Care industries.  She recently merged her agency with the Demont Insurance Agency in Tallahassee.  She has two sons, Brandon and Andrew, and a daughter Katrina.  She also has seven handsome and beautiful grandchildren.  In her free time she enjoys remodeling old homes with her retired general contractor husband, Jack Beach.

contact: jsturdevant@demontinsurance.com

Jacqueline Kushen

Jacqueline Kushen

Commercial Account Manager

Jacqueline Kushen

Commercial Account Manager

contact: jkushen@demontinsurance.com

Shirley Weeks

Shirley Weeks

Commercial Account Manager

Shirley Weeks

Commercial Account Manager

sweeks@demontinsurance.com

Amanda Miller

Amanda Miller

Commercial Account Manager

Amanda Miller

Commercial Account Manager

contact: amiller@demontinsurance.com

Brooke Ludwig

Brooke Ludwig

Commercial Account Manager

Brooke Ludwig

Commercial Account Manager

contact: bludwig@demontinsurance.com