Joe grew up in the northern Gulf Coast, an area that he knows and loves well. Joe is an avid outdoorsman, and during his college years his love of the water led him to work as professional deckhand and captain on private sports fishing yachts. This experience gave him extensive boat and yacht knowledge when dealing with Marine and Commercial insurance. In 2010 Joe began his insurance career at Farm Bureau Insurance. In 2012 he founded Donovan & Company Insurance Agency as a full service insurance agency. His belief is that life can be so complex, that whenever you can simplify, you should. That is why becoming in independent agent to provide a full range of products, companies and prices just seemed to best solution for his clients. Joe, his wife, and young son are active in their community and church.