Doubling revenue within three years can mean taking risks — but that doesn't faze Christopher D. Davidson, a man who jumps out of perfectly good airplanes just for fun.

Davidson, who works out of Ameriprise Financial’s office in Clearwater, Florida, and is one of this year’s Top 10 branch managers, began his career in the industry with Ameriprise. Ten years later, he's still there. "First, I built my own practice in Tampa," says the University of South Florida graduate, "and I also did some coaching at another branch, as an insurance specialist. When there was an opening for a manager at our Clearwater branch in 2013, I made the move."

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