Thomas A. Golub is the Co-Founder and Chairman of BlueSkyRisk, LLC (parent company of Praxis Insurance Associates). Mr. Golub has over 30 years of sales management and executive leadership experience in the commercial insurance industry.
Mr. Golub served as Chairman of Beecher Carlson Holdings Inc. at the time of the sale to Brown & Brown Inc (July 2013). He served as the CEO and President of Beecher Carlson Holdings Inc., from 2004 through 2010. In the six year span the company expanded from five offices to twenty-one. Additionally, they created and developed an MGA business (OnPoint) and went on to underwrite and distribute annual premiums over $100 million through seven specialty program niches. Additionally, Beecher’s overall business grew from less than $10 million to $100 million in annual revenue.
Prior to Beecher Carlson, Mr. Golub served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlanta-based Hobbs Group, LLC (now Willis Group), from 1994 to 2002. During Mr. Golub’s 19-year tenure with Hobbs Group, he led the firm’s growth from $3 million in revenue to $120 million and directed the expansion of Hobbs to 24 offices throughout the U.S. While CEO he led an employee buyout of the company (purchased from Arkwright Mutual Insurance Company in 1997). Following the employee buyout the company expanded organically as well as by acquisition and expanded into specialty sectors of executive liability, executive benefits, surety and employee benefits. The original employee investors achieved a 12 times return on their investment during the five year time period preceding the sale to Hilb, Rogal & Hamilton.
Tom received an Executive MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and BBA, Risk Administration from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.