Chris Burand is president and owner of Burand & Associates, LLC, a management consulting firm specializing in the property-casualty insurance industry. Chris is recognized as a leading consultant for agency valuations, producer compensation plans, and E&O carrier approved E&O procedure reviews. He also provides the acclaimed Contingency Contract Analysis® service and has the largest database and knowledge of contingency contracts in the insurance industry.
Chris's insurance career began in 1987 as a company underwriter and marketing representative. He established Burand & Associates in 1992. Since then, he has been a featured speaker across the continent for more than 400 seminars and educational programs. He writes a monthly column for the Insurance Journal, has published a book of E&O tips, and has been a monthly Agency Management columnist for 25 years for various publications. His articles have appeared in Rough Notes, The National Underwriter, A.M. Best, Insurance Thought Leadership, and many regional insurance publications. His articles have been published more than 500 times. He also publishes Burand's Insurance Agency Adviser for independent insurance agents.
Chris is a department head for the IIABA's Virtual University. He's an approved E&O auditor for Utica Mutual, Westport, and other E&O carriers. Chris is a Certified Business Appraiser.
Burand & Associates, LLC
215 S. Victoria Ave., Suite E
Pueblo, CO 81003
Last Updated: November 2020