Doug Johnson, CIC, CEO/ President, is a true native son to Gainesville, star athlete and now respected business owner whose life mission is serving his community in as many ways as possible. Born and raised here, in 1996 he was drafted in the major league baseball draft (Tampa Bay Rays) and received a football scholarship from the University of Florida. He opted for football and after three years at starting quarterback for the Gators, he signed with the NFL Atlanta Falcons in 1999. After stints with the (Falcons, Titans, Browns and Bengals), he retired from the NFL in 2007 and joined Johnson & Fletcher Insurance as a producer in 2009. He purchased the agency in 2013 and embarked on a plan to expand both agency services and community service.
Doug created Johnson Group, an agency division specializing in HR Consulting and in-house payroll solutions. He has since become a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC). Doug is also Founder and President of Reeling for Kids Inc., the largest fishing tournament on the west coast of Florida. The organization has raised over $1M in charitable contributions for the Boys and Girls Club of Alachua County. Doug also supports other local community organizations as a board member of both Alachua County Elder Care and Cornerstone Academy.
As Chief Operational Officer, Hanan Nemeth brings a wide range of experience, with a degree in Psychology. Hanan has over 15 years of executive level management in HR, IT, Accounting and Finance, strong work ethic and sense of humor to the agency. Born in Egypt, world traveler and resident of three different countries, she served as a mental health counselor for nine years and VP of Operations for a large tech company for seven years before joining the agency in 2013.
“We pride ourselves in providing consistent, competent direction and resources for every client, including training, payroll administration, workers compensation and health care insurance options, information technology services as well as superior human resource consultation. We are a “one stop shop” for business management and consultation. We also believe in building companies one employee at a time. Let us help you move to the next level.”