Skip’s 44 year career has spanned the entire Property and Casualty insurance industry, working at insurance companies as well as the largest insurance brokerage houses.
Skip began his career working for several insurance companies learning coverage language, policy rating and claims management. In the 1970’s he joined Marsh & McLennan where he developed an Errors and Omissions Insurance plan for over 4,500 Century 21 agents, and was involved in insuring a number of Fortune 2500 companies.
In the 1990’s Skip joined Dodge, Warren and Peters ultimately serving as its President and CEO as it grew into the 66th largest insurance brokerage in the United States. In 2004, USI purchased DWP and in 2007 Skip joined with longtime colleagues Christopher Cordill and Bernadette Jackson to form High Ground Insurance Services in Torrance.
Skip has served on many insurance company agency committees. He was a Southern California Chairman of PACER, which is CNA Insurance Group’s agency advisory committee, and served on agency advisory committees of the Home, Royal, Fireman’s Fund, Hartford, Superior National and Pacific Rim Insurance Companies at various times over the years.
He has held the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation since 1986, and received his designation of Certified Risk Manager (CRM) in 2002.