Memphis, TN – May 4, 2016. Kemmons Wilson Insurance Group (KWIG) is pleased to announce Dave Thomas has joined the team as Chief Executive Officer. In that role, Dave is charged with overseeing day-to-day operations as well as tasked with growing the company.
With over 40 years of experience in the insurance industry on both the carrier and agency side, Dave has held several executive roles including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating and Marketing Officer, President and CEO. Most recently, Dave was CEO of Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, a non-profit property insurer. A few key accomplishments to note from his experience are as follows: he helped develop Monroe Guaranty Companies from a start-up into a Midwest market leader growing revenues from $0 to $150M and for Aspen Holdings, he spearheaded revenue growth from $50M to $513M. Dave most recently relocated with his wife to Memphis from Louisiana.
“We are thrilled Dave has decided to join us. We are a 64-year old company with deep roots in the Mid-South. We are very excited about KWIG’s future prospects and believe that Dave’s leadership and experience will be a great complement to our team as we plan to take KWIG beyond its local/regional leadership within the industry, stated Spence Wilson, Jr., Chairman of the Board.
“I’m honored to be a part of this phenomenal team. They are passionate about their work and doing what is right for their clients to position them to be most successful in their own businesses, shared Dave. “I look forward to a strong and bright future with our team.”
About Kemmons Wilson Insurance Group
Kemmons Wilson Insurance Group (KWIG) is a 64-year old, property and casualty insurance company built on a philosophy of doing what is best for our clients. We strive to create long-term, trusted relationships by being a knowledgeable and dependable partner. We keep apprised of current trends and recent innovations in the industry so that we offer our clients the most effective solutions given their specific needs.