Thomas R. Humphreys | Bio
In 1989, Tom began his insurance career by creating a scratch agency in Michigan. Selling the agency in 1997, he became a district manager for a captive insurance company, recruiting and training small business owners. In addition to his management role, in 2006 Tom became an instructor for Kaplan Financial teaching property and casualty and life, accident and health licensing courses, and continuing education courses across the country. In 2010, he opted to get back into sales as an independent insurance agent while continuing to teach at Kaplan Financial. Tom left Kaplan in 2015 and began teaching at the collegiate level at Olivet College which is home to a nationally recognized Risk Management and Insurance degree program. In addition to teaching, he is the Director of The Risk Management and Insurance Center at Olivet College. A member of the Michigan Association of Insurance Agents, he serves on its Education Committee. Tom was appointed by the Director of Insurance to the Michigan Auto Insurance Placement Facility Board of Governors, which is the auto assigned risk pool.
To demonstrate his dedication to continued education and professionalism, Tom earned his CIC designation in 1996. He has also earned the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designations.
Tom holds a bachelor's Degree in Telecommunications from Michigan State University and a Master of Business Administration from Kaplan University.
Thomas R. Sanders | Bio
Tom Sanders has a background in the Insurance Industry that dates back to the late 1970's, where he started in production with a Life and Health Carrier in Iowa, soon after, he worked in training & marketing for the same carrier in Ohio and Michigan.
In 1986 Tom purchased a Property and Casualty Agency to complement his Life, Health, and Group clients.
In 1994 Tom began instructing for Ohio Insurance Agents as well as with The National Alliance. He was awarded the prestigious Jack V. Hedges Educator of the Year Award by the PIA of Ohio in 1999. He also serves on the National Faculty for CIC & CISR. Currently Tom is President of Sanders Insurance Services Inc. In 2016 Sanders Insurance merged their Property & Casualty book with another Agency in the County. Tom now focuses on Elder Care Planning using Life, LTC and Annuity products.