Jared Hawkins joined Atlas insurance in 2011 after six years in the commercial banking industry. Jared is a “Double-Gator”, having earned his Bachelor’s degree in Finance in 2004 and his Masters in Business Administration in 2010 from the University of Florida. As such, he brings an extensive knowledge of underwriting and a deep understanding of financial statements to his clients, an ideal combination for the contractor who does bonded work, or the business owner that needs an insurance specialist who truly understands the demands of the modern business world. In his free time, Jared enjoys fishing, hunting, boating, diving or anything in the outdoors and is a long-time volunteer with Mote Marine. He also sits on the board of directors for the Sarasota Sportsmen’s Association and is active in his church.