James “Jim” Carpenter joins the Olympus family as our new Assistant Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Jim was born in Hattiesburg, MS and raised in Central Florida. While playing college football on an athletic scholarship, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from Maryville College in Tennessee. Jim has over 22 years of experience in the insurance industry, and has worked for both AM Best and Demotech carriers (including Tower Hill, Florida Family, and most recently, Prepared) in Sales and Underwriting roles. Jim is an avid outdoors-man, and enjoys spending his free time with his wife and son in Gainesville, FL.