Sarasota's Josh Helmuth Achieves Partner Status at BKS Partners

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Sarasota, FL (July 6, 2021) – Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners, LLC (“BKS Partners”) an indirect subsidiary of BRP Group, Inc. (“BRP Group”) (NASDAQ: BRP), an insurance brokerage and risk management firm headquartered in Tampa, FL, is pleased to announce the appointment of Josh Helmuth to Partner.

Helmuth joined BKS as a Managing Advisor in 2019 when Lykes Insurance became part of the BRP family. He joined Lykes in 2011 and specialized in strategic design and management of business insurance platforms – attaining Lykes’ Leaders Club for three consecutive years. Helmith’s success with his clients stems from developing an intentional process built around education and stewardship of the Sarasota/Manatee marketplace, emphasizing accountability-driven insurance partnerships.

“Josh has made an incredible impact in his market,” says Amy Ingram, Managing Director of Commercial Risk Management. “He is a proven leader in our firm, and is dedicated to providing the very best solutions for his clients.”

Over his 15-year career, he has established specific expertise in Worker’s Compensation program management and Casualty lines strategic planning.  In addition to leading growth and client focus in the Sarasota/Manatee market, he has earned the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation and was named one of the 2017 Business Observer’s 40 Under 40.

“It is truly an honor to partner with our amazing clients,” says Helmuth. “I’m excited and exhilarated to be a part of the BKS team, which consistently proves that their passion for and institutional knowledge of the insurance industry creates meaningful impacts for our clients and colleagues.”

In 2020, Helmuth was promoted to a Business Development Leader. As Business Development Leader, he coaches and supports a team of Advisors. He remains equally committed to serving his clients, which  led to his recent promotion to Partner.

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About BKS Partners

BKS Partners is an award-winning entrepreneur-led and inspired insurance brokerage firm delivering expertly crafted Commercial Insurance and Risk Management, Private Insurance and Risk Management, Employee Benefits and Benefit Administration, Asset and Income Protection, and Risk Mitigation strategies to clients wherever their passions and businesses take them throughout the U.S. and abroad. BKS Partners has award-winning industry expertise, colleagues, competencies, insurers, and most importantly, a highly differentiated culture that our clients consider an invaluable expansion of their business. Learn more about BKS-Partners at

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