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Slade & Darnell Adjusters, Inc.

310 Office Plaza • P.O. Box 12877 • Tallahassee, Florida 32308-2877 • Phone (850) 877-6115 • Fax (850) 656-3818


Multiple Line Adjusters & Appraisers Serving North Florida & South Georgia Since 1958


Franklin Darnell


Our six (6) adjusters & appraisers have more than one hundred sixty (160) years of experience and their average length of employment is more than twelve (12) years.

Paula Nugent
Phillip Fusilier

Norman Massion

Jennifer Wilford
Jayne Pass
Otis Parker



















Franklin Darnell, Owner/Manager


Licensed All Lines (FL #A061639 & GA #814134).  Born 1943.  With Company (formally Neal D. Sapp Adjusters, Inc.) since 1962.  Purchased Company (1967) with L.A. “Bones” Slade and purchased Mr. Slade’s Interest (1974).  Attended Florida State University (1961-1963). 

Member of Atlanta Claims Association; Florida Advisory Committee on Arson Prevention; Honorable Order of Blue Goose (International & Florida Pond); International Association of Arson Investigators; Tallahassee Claims Association (Secretary, 1967-68 & President, 1978-79) and Recipient of Tallahassee Claims Association Representative of the Year Award (1979 & 1980) & Advisory Board Member for Southern Guaranty Ins. Co. (1999-2001).

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Paula Nugent, Adjuster




Licensed All Lines (FL #A193870 & GA #AJN654609).  Born 1955.  With Company since 1992.  Prior experience (11 yrs.) with State Farm.  B.S., Florida State University (1977).




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Jennifer Wilford, Adjuster


Licensed All Lines (FL #E109374 & GA #814139).  Born 1978.  With Company since 1996.  Prior experience (8 yrs.) with Slade & Darnell Adjusters as Administrative Assistant & Office Manager.  Lively Technical Center (1996).



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Jayne Pass, Adjuster


Licensed All Lines (FL #P183581).  Born 1953.  With Company since 1994.  Prior experience (14 yrs.) with Slade & Darnell Adjusters as Administrative Assistant & Office Manager.  Attended Florida State University (1980-1982); B.S., University of South Florida (1985).


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Norm Massion, Adjuster



Licensed All Lines (FL#A167766 & GA #812421).  Born 1948.  With Company since 2002.  Prior experience (30 yrs.) with USAA, Ohio Casualty & Crawford & Co.  Attended Midwestern University (1966-1967).


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Phil Fusilier, Adjuster


Licensed All Lines (FL #P053790 & GA #818865).  Born 1949.  With Company since 2007.  Prior experience (35 yrs.) in law enforcement as deputy sheriff & police chief.  Attended Louisiana State University (1967-1969). 


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Otis Parker, Adjuster/Heavy Equipment Appraiser


Licensed All Lines (FL #A200515) & Heavy Equipment Appraiser.  Born 1942.  With Company since 2008.  Prior experience (20 yrs.) with Crawford & Co, Pilot & Independent.  Attended Auburn University (1960-1962).


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