Bob Fowinkle is the president of Moore, Fowinkle, Schroer Agency, and School Insurance Agency in Bradenton, Florida. The agencies have been in operation for41 years.
Bob entered the insurance industry in 1965. He worked eight years as an agent and manager with Gulf Life Insurance Company. He opened his own life and health agency in 1971, and added property and casualty lines two years later. In 1985 he started School Insurance Agency which specializes in student accident and sports coverage.
Bob received his Certified Insurance Councilor (CIC) designation in 1975 as a member of the first graduating class of CIC’s in Florida. He received his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation in October 1984. Bob served six years as State Chairman of Risk Management for the Florida Kiwanis organization. He is Past President of the Professional Insurance Agents of Florida and currently serves on their board.
As a DOI approved instructor he taught various advanced and intermediate continuing education courses to members of the Professional Insurance Agents of Florida. Bob has taught insurance courses in Florida, Puerto Rico and other states to agents seeking the Certified Insurance Consoler (CIC) designation through the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research.
Bob has specialized in commercial insurance most of his career and continues practice in this field..
Being a former Manatee County Commissioner and Past Governor of Florida District of Kiwanis chronicles his commitment to civic and community involvement.
His hobbies are competitive shooting, fishing, and hunting. After high school Bob entered the military. After a five year tour in the military he returned home and attended community college.
Bob lives in Bradenton, Florida with his lovely wife Jan and spends as much time as possible with his eight grandchildren.