Frank Winston Crum Insurance Welcomes New Chief Underwriting Officer

Posted by Posted on Oct 4, 2023 10:14:50 AM
Headshot of Scott Mackey, new Chief Underwriting Officer for Frank Winston Crum Insurance

Frank Winston Crum Insurance (FWCI) is pleased to announce that Scott Mackey has been named Chief Underwriting Officer of the Clearwater-based insurance company.

In his role, Scott will preside over product and underwriting for all lines of insurance offered by FWCI. He will oversee underwriting operations as well as product management and development. This position ensures that FWCI continues to offer high-quality, reliable insurance products to its clients.

“We are thrilled to welcome Scott to our leadership team. He brings a wealth of knowledge from 40+ years in the industry, which is exactly what we were looking for,” said Matt Crum, President of Frank Winston Crum Insurance.

FWCI is well known for its accessible and flexible underwriters. In recent years, significant work has been done to ensure that the company’s underwriting processes are effectively aligned with the evolving needs of agents and customers alike. This is crucial for maintaining strong, effective partnerships and delivering outstanding service.

“Joining such a solid and professional team, Scott will be able to make a huge impact, especially as we look to expand our product offering and geographical footprint,” said Crum. “We have built a strong foundation over the years. Now, Scott brings the data-driven layer of leadership needed to take us to the next level”.

Scott’s professional experience focuses on commercial lines underwriting, product development, and management, as well as data integration, automation, and integration of new technologies. He has earned CPCU, ARM, AIT, and AIM designations, highlighting his commitment to professional excellence and continuous learning. Before joining FWCI, Scott also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Missouri–Columbia, where he instructed in the Risk Management Program specific to carrier operations. His academic role further underscores his deep understanding of the industry and his ability to educate and mentor the next generation of insurance professionals.