Texas Insurance Exec, Harrison, Honored by Big ‘I’ with Woodworth Memorial Award

February 25, 2021

Longtime Texas insurance agency executive, William “Bill” E. Harrison Jr., has been honored by the Big “I” with its Woodworth Memorial Award, the national independent insurance agency association’s highest honor.

The Woodworth Memorial Award recognizes individuals who serve the insurance industry and the Big “I” with uncommon dedication.

In addition to ownership of the San Antonio-based agency, TASA Risk Solutions, Harrison is chairman of the Big “I” Reinsurance Company.

Harrison was raised in the insurance industry, joining his father, Bill Harrison Sr., in the family agency, Coleman Company Insurance Services. After serving as both president and a member of the leadership council, he left in 2007 to start TASA Risk Solutions.

At the state association level, Harrison has served the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas as the Budget and Finance Committee chairman, board chairman and state national director, among other roles. In 1999, he was named the IIAT Young Agent of the Year.

At the national association level, in addition to his current role as chairman of the Big “I” Reinsurance Company, Harrison has formerly served as chairman of the Finance Committee, chairman of the Professional Liability Committee, and as a member of Agency Administrative Services Inc., the Trusted Choice Board of Directors and the Planning Committee. He has also been InsurPac chairman for Texas.

Throughout the years, Harrison has served his community through volunteer work for Leadership San Antonio, Rotary International and Mission Road Ministries, as well as board chairman of Palmer Drug Abuse Program, deacon at Trinity Baptist Church and committee chair of the San Antonio Livestock Exposition.

He was selected for San Antonio’s Business Journal “40 Under 40” in 1997.

Topics Agencies Texas

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