Liberty Introduces Jules Gootrad as Business Development Specialist, Benefits


GAINESVILLE, FLA. – January 31, 2024 —The Liberty Company Insurance Brokers (Liberty) is proud to announce that Jules Gootrad has joined the firm as Business Development Specialist, Benefits.   

Gootrad, a seasoned professional with over two decades of experience in business development and client relationship management within the HR and Benefits industry, brings a wealth of expertise to his role at Liberty. A distinguished graduate of UCLA, Gootrad is dedicated to helping mid-market and large group companies streamline their operations. His focus on reducing benefits costs, improving employee engagement, and enhancing the bottom line reflects a core belief in prioritizing client needs first.    

As a Business Development Specialist, Gootrad aims to leverage Liberty’s service capabilities to drive positive change for organizations. His mission is clear – to grow Liberty’s footprint and assist more companies in succeeding in the marketplace by aligning services with the unique needs of each client. With an unwavering commitment to attentive listening and client-centric solutions, Gootrad is set to make a significant impact on Liberty’s success and the clients it serves.  

When asked about the opportunity to join Liberty, Gootrad said, “Joining Liberty excites me because it’s a hub for top talent—people who are passionate, engaged, and embody a positive, ‘glass-half-full’ attitude. I firmly believe in the power of surrounding oneself with dedicated and optimistic individuals. We share a common mindset and a relentless commitment to overcoming challenges. Together, we’re poised to make a meaningful difference, serving our clients with unparalleled dedication, and truly impacting the insurance marketplace.”   

About The Liberty Company Insurance Brokers  

The Liberty Company Insurance Brokers is among America’s fastest-growing privately-held insurance brokerages. Liberty provides entrepreneurial producers and agency leaders a unique platform to serve clients and create equity in a strong and welcoming culture built upon its core values of Integrity, Excellence, Caring, Kindness, Fairness, Teamwork, Good Feelings, and Fun. To learn more about Liberty, visit   

Media Contact:

Carli Humphries  
Sr. Corporate Communications Manager 

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