Director – Marketing and Business Development
Chris comes to Advantage Partners with nearly 30 years of industry experience. Chris began his career with Progressive as a Territory Sales Manager in Wichita, KS. He later worked his way into one of three Directors of Distribution for Progressive managing 15 states throughout the Midwest and Northeast regions responsible for more than 1/3 of Progressive’s agency written premium. He was recruited to Safeco in 2007 and became the VP, Region General Manager for the Midwest region leading all core organizational disciplines for 9 states. Chris also has held a position with Farmers Insurance as the Director of Field Operations enhancing his experience with exposure to the captive distribution channel. Chris brings extensive experience to Advantage Partners and has built and fostered relationships with thousands of agents throughout the country. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas and is an avid Jayhawk fan.