Jack serves as President of Palmer & Cay, the 148 year old insurance brokerage firm which he successfully re-launched in 2010.
Jack’s professional experience includes serving as a London broker with HSBC Gibbs, specializing in risk management strategies for the Private Equity industry, establishing and managing de novo operations in New York City, and serving as President of one of the largest privately held insurance brokerage firms in the nation. Jack has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance brokerage and risk management field, during which time he has developed a strong talent for assembling effective teams and building inspiring organizations.
Jack is involved in a number of community organizations both in Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia. He is currently serving on the Foundation Board for Children’s Hospital of Atlanta, the Board of Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, the Board of The Nature Conservancy as well as the board of The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation. Jack is a member of PathNorth, The Buckhead Coalition, The Westside Future Fund, The Georgia Historical Society and YPO (Young Presidents Organization) where he serves as the Georgia Education Chair for his YPOS7 Chapter.
A native of Savannah, Jack attended Savannah Country Day School and graduated from Trinity Pawling, a preparatory school in New York, before graduating from the University of Georgia. He is a member of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church where he has served on a variety of committees. Jack and his wife Erin live in Atlanta with their three children, Jack V, Laura and Ivy.