John H. Earl



  • Over 30 years of expertise in the surety and insurance business, exclusively focused on the construction industry
  • MBA from Drexel University
  • BS in Finance from Pennsylvania State University


  • Surety
  • Contractors Insurance

Industry Focus

  • Construction


Mr. John Earl has more than 30 years of experience in the surety and insurance business, with an exclusive focus on the construction industry.  John has worked with hundreds of contractors throughout the southeast over his career, as both an underwriter and agent.

Prior to joining Sterling Seacrest Partners, John was a broker for nine years with the Graham-Naylor Agency. He began his career in 1982 as a surety underwriter for Reliance Surety Company and was the manager of their Atlanta office for fifteen years. In 2000 he opened the Atlanta surety office for Atlantic Mutual, before joining Graham-Naylor in 2004.

He received his Masters of Business Administration in Finance from Drexel University and his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Pennsylvania State University.

John has been married to his wife Catharine for thirty-three years and has two grown daughters. He lives in East Cobb.

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