Growing up, Jack Blair never expected he would take over his family’s insurance company, but this year Nottingham Insurance celebrates its 100th year in business with Jack and his siblings carrying forward the fourth-generation legacy.
Lining the walls in Nottingham Insurance’s conference room are pictures of four generations of owners. The black and white photographs trace Jack’s lineage and the history of the company. The photos start with his straight-faced great grandfather, followed by his grandfather and father, and end with a picture of Jack and his brother Greg as little kids smiling gleefully.
Jack grew up in the same Nottingham Road home that his father ran the insurance company from. During summers, he worked for his father and