R. Bryan Tilden, CIC, CPCU, CLU, ARM, ALCM, ChFC is president of Tilden and Associate. He is a national lecturer and expert witness in the field of insurance. Prior to starting his own firm, he was the Director of Technical Affairs and Director of Education for the IIA of North Carolina (IIANC).
Since entering the insurance business in 1974 as an Account Executive, Bryan has worked for major brokerage firms on Fortune 100 accounts around the nation. He specialized in large retention programs, using the international insurance market.
Bryan has been active in insurance education as a grading panel member for the Insurance Institute of America and the American Institute for Property Liability Underwriters. He has served on the Education and Technical Committees for the IIANC and worked with the State of North Carolina on pre-licensing and continuing education.
In 1988, IIANC presented him with the Ernest F. Young Education Award, and in 1989 Agent of the Year. He has taught in schools for both the PIA and IIABA, has been a speaker at RIMS and CPCU meetings, and has spoken at various conventions. He is a national faculty member for the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC).
As a volunteer in the Scouting program, he serves as a trainer for the Girl Scouts, and Council Eagle Advancement Chairman for the Boy Scouts. An active volunteer in the fire and rescue services, Bryan is an internationally certified techical rescue instructor. He is a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators along with the NC Chapter, and teaches arson investigation courses.