Combined Agents of America LLC (CAA), with headquarters in Austin, Texas, announced that William H. (Bill) Wade II has joined its team as director of carrier relations and program management.
Wade has more than 40 years of experience in the insurance industry and holds the CPCU and CIC designations. He will report directly to CAA’s board. Before joining CAA, Wade served as president of IIAT Services Co., a subsidiary of Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT) from 2002-2013.
Prior to his leadership at IIAT, Wade was president of CGU Insurance Co. Southwest Region and was responsible for Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. He also had experience as the vice president and chief operating officer for a large San Antonio based insurance agency, and as the resident vice president for a national carrier. Wade served as past president of Independent Insurance Agents of San Antonio and earned the Outstanding Chairman of the Year award by the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas in 1992. He also previously served on the board of directors of Southwestern Insurance Information Services.
Wade also has industry experience working for Liberty Regional Agency Markets, One Beacon Insurance Co., Commercial Union Insurance Co., Texas Insurance Agency and Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co.
CAA has 52 members based in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.
Source: Combined Agents of America LLC