TSLA Names Officers and Directors at Annual Meeting

December 8, 2023

The Texas Surplus Lines Association, Inc. announces the election of the following Officers and Directors at its 68th Annual Meeting held at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin on November 13, 2023.

President – Kimmi Cantwell, McGowan, Donnelly & Oberheu, LLC Senior Vice President of Operations, Austin, Texas

Vice President – Robert McEwen, MBA, CIC, The Parks Group, Inc. President, Austin, Texas

Secretary/Treasurer – Terence Babler, Vice President, Property Broker Brown & Riding, Dallas, Texas

New Directors (3-year terms):

Director: Randy Doss, CRC Group, Houston, Texas

Director: Joe Taylor, RT Specialty, Houston, Texas

Director: Morgan Whitt, Towerstone, Inc., Dallas, Texas

Current Directors:

Director: Brent Goldade, Axis, Dallas, Texas

Director: Billie Gorrell, Ashley Wholesale Brokerage, Conroe, Texas

Director: Ryan Handler, Amwins, Dallas, Texas

Director: Joe Neeley, RT Specialty, Houston, Texas

Director: Zac Crosley, CRC Group, Dallas, Texas

Director: Karen Kingston, Quirk & Company, San Antonio, Texas

Director: Hardy Nix, Amwins, Dallas, Texas

The TSLA Executive Committee consists of the current Officers and the immediate Past President, Tiffany Way, RT Specialty.

During the meeting the “Joe Howse President’s Award” was presented to Joe Taylor, Chairperson, Texans Under Forty Committee for his outstanding work on this committee and Morgan Whitt, Chairperson, Membership Recruiting Committee for her outstanding work on her committee.

The “Don King Committee Member of the Year” award was presented to Jeff Fields, Markel Specialty, Membership Recruiting Committee and to Kristie Tran, RT Specialty, Texans Under Forty Committee for all their hard work on their respective committees.

The Avrohm Wisenberg scholarship recipients were Chandre Thompson, CRC Group & Kristie Tran, RT Specialty who both received a CIC scholarship. They each received a one-part scholarship for one institute. In addition, both recipients will receive a $100 cash prize, once their course is completed, from TSLA. The scholarships are donated to TSLA each year by The National Alliance.

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