Senior Vice President, Commercial Insurance Division Account Director
James “Jimmy” Clark is Senior Vice President and Commercial Insurance Division Account Director for Harden, one of the Southeast’s leading insurance, risk management, and employee benefits firms. In this role, Jimmy is responsible for originating and retaining client relationships; defining and articulating client objectives; and leading efforts to provide the best solutions for clients. Jimmy also has the additional responsibility of managing the business development of Harden’s Tampa office and leads the Real Estate Practice Group.
Jimmy joined Harden in 2003 after earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida. Possessing strong business and technical expertise, Jimmy previously founded Nethosters, Inc., which he started during his collegiate years and sold in 2004 after expanding across the East coast. In 2008, he was named one of “40 under 40” by the Jacksonville Business Journal and is a graduate of Leadership Jacksonville.
Jimmy maintains a focus on complex insurance programs in the real estate sector. He has working knowledge of alternative risk financing techniques, such as onshore and offshore captives, self-insured plans, weather derivatives and retrospectively rated plans. In addition, Jimmy has structured and administered owner controlled/contractor controlled insurance programs (OCIP/CCIP).
Purposeful in and committed to the community through a number of organizations, Jimmy is currently the chair of the Board of Fellows and a Trustee for the University of Tampa and on the Real Estate Advisory Board of the University of Florida Real Estate Center. In addition, Jimmy is part of the board leadership for the Rotary Club of Tampa Foundation as well as a founder and advisory board member of the Society of Real Estate Professionals. Jimmy was also a past President of the Rotary Club of Tampa, a board member of the University Club of Tampa and is an active member of the International Shopping Center Council including a member of the political committee. Jimmy has also been involved with a number of other child serving organizations in numerous roles.