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Fitzhugh K. Powell, Jr., AAI, CRIS, CWCA President

Cecil W. Powell & Company represents a unique blend of tradition, stability and informed innovation. Since our roots have been deeply planted in the Jacksonville area for more than 75 years, we continue to prove that we are firmly committed to the future of our community and have expanded our reach to a 200 mile circle. We are honored that some of the finest companies in Northeast Florida choose Cecil W. Powell & Company to handle their insurance, surety and risk management needs, some of them for more than three generations; this trust is not something we take lightly!

At Cecil W. Powell & Company we continue to live by the creed of providing the best possible coverage and risk transfer available for your insurance dollar, combining the best available products and unparalleled customer service while maintaining the highest standards of honesty and integrity – treating every one of our customers in the way we would like to be treated, and to quote my father " spending their money like we spend ours, putting ourselves in their shoes".

We take pride in providing a high level of risk management for each client , as well as advising them on all of the latest ideas in alternative risk transfer, whether through traditional insurance, contractually or through a captive insurance vehicle . We continue to utilize the latest in cutting edge technology, and believe you will find the Cecil W. Powell & Company team to be of the highest caliber with the broad range of experience and technical expertise necessary to meet the objectives set forth by our clients.

Thank you for taking time to visit our web-site and we would welcome the opportunity to discuss your insurance, bonding or risk management needs with you.

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