Wallace Welch & Willingham (W3) has promoted Jonathan Hammond to chief operating officer. Hammond began his insurance career with Wallace Welch & Willingham in 2000 as a sales producer. Later, he was promoted to sales manager and earned three designations: Certified Risk Manager, Certified Insurance Counselor and Construction Risk & Insurance Specialist.
Founded in 1925, Wallace Welch & Willingham is an independent insurance agency serving both businesses and individuals, offering commercial, homeowners, auto, boat and life insurance, as well as employee benefits coverage. It is based in St. Petersburg, Fla.