InVEST® has recognized Tom Davis, Travelers underwriting officer, with the Dach Award, which honors an insurance industry volunteer who has made tremendous contributions in fostering the growth and development of InVEST.
In addition to assisting InVEST leadership in various roles at both the state and national level, Davis has participated in InVEST recruitment and retention efforts at several Atlanta-area schools, including Booker T. Washington High School, B.E.S.T. Academy, Frank McClarin High School, North Atlanta High School and Georgia State University.
“InVEST is a group effort with great mentors and volunteers like Tom Davis, who are the backbone of this program,” says Robert G. Slocum, InVEST board chair and president of The Slocum Agency, Inc. in Warwick, R.I. “Tom’s commitment to his profession drives him to support the development and attraction of talent for carriers, agents and brokers, as well as to create opportunities for insurance professionals to get involved at the local level..”
Currently located in the company’s Alpharetta, Ga. office, Davis joined Travelers in 2004 and has held multiple leadership roles with the Georgia Insurance Education Association, including chairman and treasurer. He earned an associate degree in business administration from Andrew College in Cuthbert, Ga. and a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from LaGrange College in LaGrange, Ga.
Created in 1989, the Dach Award honors the memory of Stephen Dach, who had a vision in 1970 to capture the attention of students at an early age and reveal the vast opportunities available to them in the insurance industry. His efforts led him to found what is now known as the InVEST program.