Timothy McClendon, CIC, CWCA

Timothy McClendon, CIC, CWCA

Managing Partner

TMcclendon@batesgroup.com

Tim McClendon is an Insurance Expert at Bates Group who began his insurance career in 1972. His training included several years with a major carrier in all facets of the property and casualty business.

 

Tim is Managing Partner of Hertel McClendon, L.L.P. in Fort Worth, Texas. The agency maintains an additional location in Austin. The agency is affiliated with Insurors Group, L.L.C. with 12 professional agencies throughout Texas. Tim earned a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) professional designation in 1977, a Certified Workers Compensation Advisor (CWCA) designation in 2004, and is a licensed risk manager. His clients include manufacturers, printers, law firms, technology, retail, and contracting risks. Tim is a graduate of Texas Christian University (TCU) where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management. He is a member of the TCU Lettermen's Association and the TCU Alumni Association.

 

As a member of the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors national faculty, Tim teaches insurance courses throughout Texas and around the country including Certified Insurance Service Representatives, Certified Insurance Counselors and Ruble Seminars. Tim was chosen as one of seven charter members of the National Alliance’s Distinguished Faculty in 2014.

 

He is a past chairman of the Board of Governors for the Society of CISR. Tim also serves as Chairman of the Technical Affairs Committee for the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America and is a past chairman of Mid-America Insurance Conference.

 

He is a former “Teacher of the Year” for Professional Insurance Agents of Texas and has been a member of the adjunct faculty teaching insurance and risk management courses for the M. J. Neeley School of Business at TCU. He has taught classes for the University of Dallas MBA program, the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas, CPCU Society, CFP program, and in-house classes for many insurance carriers and agencies. Tim also serves as an expert witness in insurance-related litigation.


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Timothy McClendon, CIC, CWCA

A Consultant and subject matter expert in these services:

Credentials

EXPERIENCE

Hertel McClendon, L.L.P., Fort Worth and Austin, TX, 2000 – 2020

Insurors Group, LLC, Agency is affiliated with Insurors Group, LLC made up of professional agencies throughout Texas in Austin, Fort Worth, Garland, Waco, New Braunfels, Rockport, Odessa, Amarillo, Abilene, Sherman, Harlingen and Galveston, Texas. The group is the tenth largest agency partnership in the nation (Insurance Journal, August 6, 2018).

Independent Insurance Agent, 1976 – 2020

American General Fire & Casualty, Marketing Representative, 1972 – 1976

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Management, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX, 1972

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/LICENSING
  • Independent Insurance Agents of America, Past Chairman, National Technical Affairs Committee
  • Independent Insurance Agents of Texas, Mid America Technical Conference Representative, Certificates of Insurance Task Force
  • Independent Insurance Agents of Texas, Mid America Technical Conference Representative, Independent Insurance Agents of Tarrant County, Past President
  • Professional Insurance Agents of Texas Sate Association, Board of Directors, Secretary and Vice President
  • Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC)
  • Society of Certified Insurance Service Representatives (CISR), Past Chairman of the Board of Governors
  • Society of Certified Work Comp Advisors
  • Northeast Tarrant County Chamber of Commerce, Past Chairman
  • Founding member of Leadership Northeast
  • Licensed in Texas, General Lines Property and Casualty, Life, Accident, Health
  • Texas Licensed Risk Manager
PUBLICATIONS, TEACHING, SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS, CONSULTING
  • Teach insurance courses throughout Texas and around the country as a member of the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors national faculty
  • Chosen as one of seven charter members of the Distinguished Faculty in 2014 by the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research
  • Insurance instruction in Commercial Property, Commercial Casualty, Workers’ Compensation and other areas
  • Adjunct faculty teaching insurance and risk management courses for the M. J. Neeley School of Business at TCU
  • Insurance and risk management classes for the University of Dallas MBA program
  • Lecturer and speaker for The Independent Insurance Agents of Texas, CPCU Society, Tarrant County Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Texas Society of Certified Family Law Specialists, Certified Financial Planner (CFP) program
  • In-office classes for insurance carriers and agencies including Farmers Insurance Group, Texas Association of Counties, Grange Mutual Insurance Company, Bancorp South, Marsh USA, Bancorp South, Hub Mountain States, National American Insurance Company, Rich & Cartmill, Inc., AON, Higginbotham, Glatfelter Insurance, Willis Group
  • Articles published by the Tarrant County Bar Association and the Printing & Imaging Association, Mid- America, Rough Notes Magazine, National Alliance Resources Magazine
  • Expert witness work, property and casualty insurance-related issues and agents errors and omissions, standard of care
AWARDS

Chosen as one of seven charter members of the Distinguished Faculty in 2014 by the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research

Past “Teacher of the Year” for PIA of Texas

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