Our Team

Josh Hart

Commercial Insurance Advisor

Josh Hart joined Brown & Brown of Detroit as a Commercial Insurance Advisor in early 2020. In this role he serves his valued insurance clients and brings new business opportunities into the firm. Josh works out of Traverse City to expand our presence to northern Michigan clientele.

Prior to joining Brown & Brown of Detroit, Josh gained extensive insurance experience in retail, wholesale, and carrier spaces.
Josh is a graduate of Olivet College, where he earned a bachelor degree in Insurance and Risk Management. He possesses many current certifications such as Associate in Insurance Services (AIS) and Associate in Surplus Lines (AISL). Joe is also licensed in Property & Casualty in the state of Michigan.

Josh specializes in commercial insurance, often concentrating on the trucking, manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, and construction sectors. He belongs to several professional organizations such as the Grand Traverse Chamber of Commerce, Michigan Aerospace Manufacturer Association, Gamma Iota Sigma, and Olivet Collect Insurance and Risk Management Advisory Board.

Josh’s favorite part of the job is the lifetime relationships he builds with his clients, teammates, and carrier partners. He feels that Brown & Brown of Detroit is able to differentiate from the competition due to the expertise and teamwork at a local level, combined with the leverage of Brown & Brown’s national presence.

Josh is actively involved in community organizations. He is proud to support the Boys and Girls Club of Northwest Michigan and Father Fred Foundation.

Josh resides in Traverse City with his wife Ashley and his dog Riley. He started a non-profit called “Riley’s Candles” to raise money to help dogs who need back surgeries that their owners cannot afford.