L. Pat Osburn, AAI's Profile and Contact Information
Pat graduated from Florida State University in 1976 with a degree in Business Administration. Prior to graduation he was drafted and signed by the Cincinnati Reds where he spent seven years playing professional baseball.
He joined Boyd Insurance in the fall of 1976 and in 1990 was named President of Boyd Insurance and Investment Services, Inc. Being introduced to Bradenton to play baseball for Manatee Community College, Pat decided to make Manatee County his permanent home in 1971. He and his wife, Dina Mercadante, enjoy spending time with Pat’s five children and their golden retriever.
His hobbies include, golf, tennis, physical fitness and reading. As an All-American for the 1970 Seminole baseball team, Pat and Dina enjoy attending Seminole sporting events and cheering on their alma mater. Pat holds an Accredited Advisor of Insurance designation and has served on the Agent Advisory Board of Hanover Insurance Company. Pat served nine years on the Board for the Desoto Boys and Girls Club and held the position of Board Director. Continuing his love for baseball, Pat served as the President of Manatee County Babe Ruth League for 3 years and has coached various youth baseball teams. In 2012, he was inducted into State College of Florida’s Athletic Hall of Fame for his career at then, Manatee Junior College.