The Board

Emmett A. Long - Associate
Jowers-Sklar Insurance • Rome


Jowers-Sklar Insurance is a locally-owned independent agency that has served the risk management and insurance needs of the rental industry since 1987, and JSI is the largest insurer of rental businesses in Georgia.  Emmett joined JSI in 2007 to run its rental program and has been closely involved with ARA of Georgia ever since.

Emmett has served as an associate director advisor on the ARA of Georgia board since 2014.  He was among the first in the nation to earn the Rental Risk Advisor designation from ARA Insurance in 2009 and served on the ARA/ARA Insurance national risk management committee in 2012-13.  Recently Emmett has been a featured speaker at ARA of Georgia meetings on topics of theft prevention and tenting safety, and at The Rental Show on the use of drones.  He enjoys the constant innovation and great cooperation found in the rental industry.