Learn More About – Austin Boyd

Tell us a little bit about your background. (Where did you go to school, where are you from, etc.
I am born & raised in Bradenton, Florida. (5th generation Manatee County). I attended Bradenton Christian School Kindergarten through 12th grade, and got my B.S. at Florida State University (Go Noles!) I am also a Board Member for the Bradenton Country Club.
What are your key accomplishments in your field/ on the job?
I received my B.S. in Risk Management & Insurance, and am a Certified Professional Insurance Agent, CPIA.
Why did you choose to work in this industry?
I chose to work in the insurance industry because every day is always different. Each client I work with has a unique perspective on how to run a business and being able to provide risk management solutions while also learning from them is incredibly rewarding.
Tell us about your approach to customer service.
My approach is to listen, first. I always want to learn more about our clients so I can help serve them tailored to their needs.
What would your pet say about you if we asked for a reference?
That I am her favorite person ever (even if I don’t let her sleep in the bed).
Describe yourself using only film titles.
Cool Hand Luke…ok, I wish- it’s more like “Risk”-y Business.
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
“Keep your eyes on the road”
What’s the last song you listened to?
Patience by Tame Impala
Is there something that excites you so much it keeps you awake the night before?
I love to travel so the night before a trip is always tough to get some sleep.
Describe the most incredible view you’ve ever seen.
An early morning sun-rise cut through the fog while kayaking through Ha Long Bay.
What’s your pizza order?
Pepperoni & Mushrooms is always a classic.