Insurance Development Associate Program

Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance, Inc., a subsidiary of Trustmark National Bank, offers a challenging and rewarding Insurance Development Associate (IDA) Program lasting approximately 12 months in either Jackson, Mississippi, or Pensacola, Florida. The IDA program parallels Trustmark’s Management Development Associate Program and provides similar training and experiences in the insurance industry. The program is designed to prepare the IDA for a career in either insurance sales (production) or service (account management) by providing knowledge of agency operations, on-the-job training, and an understanding of the various departments, services, and products of Fisher Brown Bottrell and Trustmark.

About Us

As part of Trustmark National Bank’s continued growth and evolution as a premier financial services provider in the marketplace, Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance is an independent agency with access to numerous insurance companies providing comprehensive insurance solutions. Trustmark Corporation is listed among the top 50 bank holding companies in insurance. Fisher Brown Bottrell offers the following types of insurance.

  • Commercial lines, including property and casualty, workers’ compensation, etc.
  • Group benefits
  • Personal lines
  • Bonding

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About the Program

While on the program, the IDA will work closely with Fisher Brown Bottrell associates to gain a working knowledge of the insurance industry. In addition to on-the-job training, the IDA will visit various departments within Trustmark and participate in leadership, professional development, and communication classes.
The IDA Program is both unique and flexible in that it allows the IDA to be exposed to all angles of the insurance industry. During the program, the IDA and Fisher Brown Bottrell will determine how the skill sets of the IDA can best be utilized for the agency and the IDA’s career development. Upon successful completion of the IDA Program and insurance licensing exam, the IDA will be placed either in sales as a Producer or in service as an Account Manager.

Program Requirements

  • A four-year college degree, preferably business-related with an insurance concentration
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as demonstrated leadership, professionalism, organization, and time management
  • Previous sales or service experience is preferred
  • Must be able to work in U.S. without visa sponsorship by employer


Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or disability.


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