Tad Rootes joined Burns & Wilcox, MO in July of 2018 as a Lead Underwriter in Commercial Lines. With a Bachelor of Science in Statistics from Winona State University in Minnesota, and the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI) designations, Tad is equipped with 17 years of underwriting and leadership experience in the Specialty Insurance Marketplace. Tad is currently pursuing his Registered Professional Lines Underwriter (RPLU) designation. Tad is passionate about finding creative and unique ways to assess and place difficult accounts for his clients. He prides himself in his knowledge and expertise of the ever-changing Property and Casualty Marketplace, and specializes in placing Contracting, Hospitality, Vacant, Manufacturing and Distressed risks. For two years, Tad has led his team in excellence as members of Burns & Wilcox’s 1 Million Total Revenue Club.