Craig Tappel, CPA, CPCU grew up in the insurance business and joined his father in the family company after college. For 10 years, they worked together as independent risk management consultants. From early on, Craig saw the challenges faced by insurance buyers and the advantage gained by putting insurance expertise on the customer's side. Over the next 15 years, Craig held leadership, production, marketing and sales management roles at regional and national brokers and served as General Manager for an underwriting organization.
Education and professional development have been and continue to be a cornerstone of Craig's success. He also enjoys recruiting, training and developing other insurance professionals to pass on what he has learned.
Craig currently leads HUB International's Property and Casualty Practice in Tennessee.
CPA - Certified Public Accountant
CGMA - Chartered Global Management Accountant
CPCU - Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter
CLU - Chartered Life Underwriter
AMIM - Associate in Marine Insurance Management
ARe - Associate in Reinsurance
BA Humanities - Louisiana Scholars College at Northwestern State University, with distinction. MBA - Duke University Fuqua School of Business Global Executive Program, with honors,
Volunteer Organizations and Memberships:
CPCU Society, Middle Tennessee Chapter, Education Co-chair & MTSU Mentoring Program
Insurors of Tennessee
Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America
Honorable Order of the Blue Goose International, Middle Tennessee Pond
Tennessee Society of CPA's - Cyber Task Force & Healthcare Conference Committees
Society of Louisiana CPA's - Industry Committee Member & Past Chairman
SHRM, Middle Tennessee Chapter
YMCA Volunteer & Youth Soccer Coach
Boy Scouts of America - Adult Leader, Cubmaster & Assistant Scoutmaster
Girl Scouts of America - Adult Leader & Troop Treasurer
Theta Chi Fraternity - Vanderbilt Colony Advisory Board & Past NSU of LA Alumni President