Fast, Friendly Service Through the Best Surplus Markets in Commercial Insurance
Our Underwriters average over 20 years experience. All of our markets are A rated. Let us put those assets to work for you today!
Tejas American General Agency writes a broad array of large commercial lines accounts in our brokerage department. Many large TIV properties, classes like Oil and Gas and manufacturing fit our brokerage appetite. If you’d like a competitive quote from a team that will provide excellent service over the years, please feel free to contact one of our friendly, expert staff below.
|Manufacturers, Distributors, Wholesalers|
|Street and Road Contractors|
|Fire Alarm Systems|
|Tract Home Builders|
For more details contact one of our commercial underwriters and experience the TAGA Difference, today!
|Admiral Insurance Co.||A+||XV|
|American Empire Surplus Lines||A+||VIII|
|Business Risk Services|
|Crum & Forster||A||XII|
|PA Lumbermens Mutual||A-||VIII|
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Richard SalleyPremium Finance / Claims / Commercial Lines Manager
Richard combined his experience with four insurance associates to form Tejas American. Until recently he was a Commercial Lines Underwriter. Now Richard is currently managing the TAGA Premium Finance Company. He is also responsible for handling claims at TAGA.
Richard worked with a managing general agency starting in 1992 as Personal Lines Manager. During his two-year venture, he set the stage and put the agency on the map as one of the premier farm and ranch insurance writers in the state of Texas.
In March 1994, Richard was promoted to Underwriting Manager for all lines. Under his leadership, Austin Surplus Lines continued to grow and experience its greatest year ever in 1996. Richard held this position until March of 1997.
Richard’s responsibilities included underwriting results and production commitments for all lines. He worked closely with the Administrative Manager and individual department managers under his direction to provide extraordinary service for customers while producing a profit for his companies and the agency.
Prior to the agency field, Richard spent seven years in the oil and gas industry in the position of Insurance and Contracts Manager. He held this position for five years at Bearden Drilling Company and for two years at Burns Drilling Company. Preceding his work in the oil industry, Richard spent six years with Crum and Forster Insurance Company. While at C & F, he held positions that included marketing responsibilities and supervision of one of the largest farm and ranch insurance departments in the state of Texas.
Richard received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Texas Tech University. Since college, he has completed course work in Insurance Principles, CPCU and holds his CIC designation.
Richard is married to Julie and has 2 daughters, Casey and Randi.