P. Barrett Brown

Executive Vice President & President - Retail

As president of the Retail segment, Barrett Brown is responsible for leading Brown & Brown’s growing number of retail offices across the country and in select global markets. He also oversees Brown & Brown University, the company’s technical sales, service and leadership training program that provides vital training for Brown & Brown teammates throughout the organization. Barrett began his insurance career in the commercial account department at Chubb Group of Insurance Companies in 1996 before transitioning to Brown & Brown in 1999. During his time with the company, he has led various Brown & Brown entities and continues to serve as a Retail regional president with offices in Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Missouri, Wisconsin and Ireland.

Barrett’s emphasis has been on revamping marketing infrastructure and improving business development efforts for the Retail segment. He has a disciplined focus on doing what is best for our customers and is driven to deliver agile solutions and improved customer experiences today and into the future. Barrett believes that teammates are the lifeblood of our business. He remains true to the Brown & Brown vision of being in the people recruiting and enhancing business, which includes finding talent, mentoring and aligning teammates across the business and giving them the opportunity to grow and succeed within the organization. He resides in Georgia with his wife and two children.

Barrett is a graduate of the University of Florida.