High-Value Solutions (Personal)
Matthew joined the Burns & Wilcox Arlington TX office in 2007 as a Personal Lines Manager and later had the opportunity to learn branch operations as an Associate Managing Director. Currently, Matthew is the Managing Director of the office and enjoys working alongside a large team of professionals writing Property and Casualty, Professional, Transportation and Personal Lines products.
Matthew has been involved in various leadership programs offered by Burns & Wilcox's parent company, HW Kaufman Group. These have included the Kaufman Advanced Management Program and the Kaufman International Leadership Training hosted in London. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin, a Master of Business Administration from Texas State University and an Associate in Risk Management designation from The Institutes.
He currently serves on the WSIA Political Action Committee and the Texas Surplus Lines Association Host Committee.
Prior to joining Burns & Wilcox, Matthew worked on the carrier side at The Republic Group in Dallas. “Comparing my time on the carrier side with the wholesale side, I definitely enjoy the daily challenges of the risks presented to us and working with our retail agents to find solutions for their client’s complex needs. The Excess & Suplus side is dynamic and ever changing, and I enjoy the creativity and energy it brings each day.”