EVP – Surety, Shareholder
James Siddons is a bond department manager with Watkins Insurance Group. Jim has over 20 years of experience in providing bonds to a variety of businesses, and he understands the importance of working closely with clients to ensure they have the coverage they need.
Jim grew up in Lakeway and graduated from Lake Travis in 1989. He later went on to graduate from Southwest Texas State in 1994 with his BA in Business Administration. After graduating, Jim took a full-time position at Frank Siddons Insurance (FSI). When the agency was sold to USI in 2005, Jim continued to work there until 2014.
In 2014, Jim joined Watkins Insurance Group and built their bond/surety department. As Bond Department Manager, Jim oversees all aspects of the bond department’s operations including issuance, client experience, and risk management.
A self-described outdoorsman, Jim enjoys golf, hunting, fishing, and hiking. Jim also loves to spend time with his family. He has four kids: three boys and one girl.