George Garcia III George is a 45-year resident of the beaches where he and his wife, the former Sissy Conley, raised their three children, Ginny, Jamie and George. He attended Jacksonville public schools and received his Bachelor of Science degree in advertising from the University of Florida in 1970. He served in the Florida Army National Guard for 21 years, retiring as a Major in 1992.
President at First Beaches Insurance
George has been active in his community for many years, serving as a volunteer with Mission House in Jacksonville Beach since 1993 and as an active member of Rotary throughout his career. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors of The University of Florida Alumni Association from 2004-2010 and the charter president of the Jacksonville Gator Club. George served as president of the Beaches Quarterback Club as well president of the Beaches Aquatic Club swim team for four years.
George started in the insurance industry in 1972 with Gay & Petway Insurance. In 1978 he started his 31-year career as an agent representing a well-known, national, multiple line insurance company in Jacksonville Beach, retiring from that company in 2010. On March 1, 2011, George joined First Beaches Insurance with Don Chao and his son, George Garcia IV.
Deena McDaniel Deena was born in Michigan, graduated from Adrian Senior High School in 1989 with honors. After high school she moved to Florida where she married James McDaniel and proceeded to raise their two children while working in the legal field until February, 2000.
Office Manager at First Beaches Insurance
In June of 2001 Deena began her career journey in Property and Casualty Insurance. She has worked for some well known independent agencies throughout the Jacksonville and surrounding areas. In July of 2012, Deena accepted a position with First Beaches Insurance as an agent. She is licensed to sell all types of property and casualty insurance. She has stayed current with all of the continuing education requirements in her field and looks forward to providing unsurpassed customer service to the Jacksonville area.
George Garcia IV George was born and raised in the beaches area. He graduated from The Bolles School in 2000. After high school he attended the University of Florida and graduated with a degree in Political Science in 2005. Upon graduation, he worked for State Farm until 2007 as an agent’s assistant. He then worked for Episcopal High School as a middle school teacher and assistant swim coach until 2010.
Vice President at First Beaches Insurance
In August of 2010 George accepted a position with First Beaches Insurance as an agent. He is licensed to sell all types of property and casualty insurance. He has stayed current with all of the continuing education requirements in his field and looks forward to providing excellent customer service to the Jacksonville area.
George married Atlantic Beach resident Ashley Watterson in 2010 and looks forward to growing his family in the Jacksonville area.