R. SCOTT AGAR, CPCU, ARM
Mr. Agar is a Principal Consultant, Senior Vice President and a Director of Insurance Buyers’ Council, Inc. Mr. Agar joined IBC in October 1989.
He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the State University of New York College at Cortland. He entered the insurance industry in 1981, and the property and liability field the following year as a Casualty Underwriter trainee with the Hartford Insurance Group. As a Senior Casualty Underwriter with Hartford, Mr. Agar received national recognition as a recipient of the General Managers Quality Award.
Prior to joining IBC, Mr. Agar was a Senior Account Analyst with Chubb and Son, Inc. His responsibilities included underwriting of foreign owned multi-national corporations, with accounts generating premiums in excess of $1,000,000. As well as being the National Casualty Coordinator for his department, Mr. Agar was also appointed an Underwriter Officer of Chubb and Son, Inc.
Since joining IBC, Mr. Agar has worked on behalf of a variety of governmental, manufacturing and real estate clients. Special projects he has conducted include self-insurance feasibility studies and start up, statistical analyses of group self-insurance trusts and fronted programs as well as more traditional risk financing methods. He has overseen and/or conducted requests for insurance proposals for Counties in Delaware and Maryland as well as performed reviews of insurance policies, contracts and alternative financing mechanisms. He continues to consult for self-insurance trusts in underwriting, coverage review and interpretation, regulatory compliance and support for actuary, financial and loss control functions.
Mr. Agar has also been a repeat presenter for the Public Risk Management Association, Maryland Chapter, and conducted a continuing education seminar on Municipal Insurance in Pennsylvania.
He has obtained the Associate in Risk Management (ARM), and Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designations and is a member in good standing in the Society of CPCU and the Society of Risk Management Consultants (SRMC).
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