Herschel was born May 18, 1969 in Jacksonville, FL. He is
the third Herschel E. Vance to go into the insurance industry thus “Chip” as a
nickname, for “Chip off the old block”. Chip Vance received an Associates
Degree from SPJC in 1992 and attended Florida State University from 1993-1997.
Herschel was in the USNR from 1991 thru 1994 and was stationed in Kings Bay, GA
and New London, CT for ACDUTRA. Chip left Tallahassee, FL and came back to
Clearwater, FL to work in the insurance industry with his father and
grandfather. Chip has worked with Iams, Inc. since 1998 as Marketing Director
and Director of Agencies. He has been involved in training agents and agencies
alike on insurance concepts and regulations. Chip holds his Life, Health &
Variable Annuity license along with Independent Adjusters License –All Lines.
In 2005 Chip worked as an Independent Adjuster for State Farm in Louisana after
Katrina and Rita.