• Meet Our Team

  • Meet the team behind Daffin Insurance who have been providing insurance in Panama City, FL since 2013.

  • Brian Daffin

    President & Licensed Agent

Brian is a lifelong resident of Bay County. He earned a reputation as a local, hometown community banker during his successful 16 year career. He served at Peoples First and Hancock Bank before starting his new career in insurance.

Brian’s favorite part of working with the public has always been meeting and exceeding his customer’s needs with the best solution. Brian spends the majority of his time in the field networking, generating business leads and creating contacts. He enjoys spending time with his family, being active in the local community and is an avid fisherman. His hope is to be remembered as a man of his word and a loyal, honest, local businessman.

  • Grace Canty

    Vice President & Licensed Agent

Grace is a local from Panama City. She began her banking career in 2007 at Peoples First Community Bank as a loan processor and later became a personal banker and annuity specialist. Grace is a licensed 2-14 and 2-20 agent specializing in commercial. She also is a notary public.

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  • Lauryn Nye

    Licensed Agent

Lauryn is a native of Bay County. She resides here with her daughter, Henley. She currently serves in the Army National Guard and has her Bachelors Degree in Business from Gulf Coast State College. Lauryn has obtained her 2-20 license and is a notary public. During her free time her favorite activities include the beach, enjoying the outdoors and exploring local Panama City spots.

  • Shannon Purple

    Shannon has been a Bay County resident since 2011 when her family moved here from Groton, CT with the U.S Navy. She started her career with Daffin Insurance in September of 2018 but took a year off to care for her new daughter. She is a mother of two girls and enjoys baking in her off time. 

  • Kayla Alexander

    Kayla is a lifelong resident of Bay County. Kayla obtained her 4-40 license and joined the Daffin Insurance Family in May 2022. Kayla enjoys hiking, boating, and spending all her free time at the beach.

  • Lindsay Boykin

    Born and raised in Southwestern Pennsylvania, Lindsay moved to sunny Florida in 2004.  Lindsay has a vast customer service background, having worked in hospitality for over 20 years.  In September 2021 she obtained her 4-40 license and joined our insurance family. 

  • Amie Gaddie

    Amie has been a resident of Bay County since 1986. She began her career with Daffin Insurance in July 2022, and enjoys traveling and spending time at the beach with her husband. 

  • Jessica Tharp

    Jessica sailed into Bay County in 2017, fell in love with the Panhandle, and decided to plant roots. She has over 15 years of experience in client-focused roles and strives to create lasting relationships within the community she now calls home. Jessica obtained her 4-40 license and joined the Daffin family in June of 2023. She enjoys boxing, ballroom dancing, and everything outdoors and on the water.

  • Shane Williams

    Shane became a resident of Panama City in 2010 when his family moved from Colorado Springs, Co with the U.S Air Force. He started his career with Daffin in November of 2022 and received his 220 license. In his free time, he enjoys backpacking, fishing, and lifting weights.


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