Timothy Barrett

President and CEO with over 30-years experience in the insurance industry and 20 in senior leadership roles. Tim Barrett offers an invaluable blend of leadership, vision and a wide insurance technical knowledge. He has led teams in excess of 750 people in all states working for Fortune 500 companies (The Travelers, Nationwide, Liberty Mutual). He is known in the industry as a turnaround expert and for his ability to quickly access a claims operation, build successful strategy, and execute on a plan.

He has held roles in other functional areas including VP of Loss Control Development, Interim VP of Commercial Underwriting, Commercial Underwriting Manager, and AVP of Personal Line Sales. As a senior leader, Tim sat on many corporate committees, such as:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Team
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Agency Review
  • Corporate Gross Strategy Team


Tim has a broad knowledge of the insurance model and has been successful in underwriting and building the Risk Management operations for Canal Insurance.



He also had a lead role in the merger and acquisition of General Accident and Commercial Union which was a very successful transaction.



He also has a technology background and was involved in developing the first technology platform for NC Farm Bureau and the successful role out of Guidewire Claim Center at Canal Insurance as their first customer.

If I were looking for a chief claims officer who can come into an operation and help move it forward, regardless of its status of execution, Tim Barrett would be on my short list.

Jay Nieman, MBA, CPCU, SCLA, ARM

Tim is a top Chief Claims Officer. He is driven make all aspects of claim handling the best in class. Tim is thorough and relentless in his own work and the work of his department.

Adrian Brown

I have worked for Tim Barrett at two different insurance carriers. He is an effective leader with strong interpersonal skills. His dynamic personality and vast leadership experience motivates employees to do their best work.

Amy Mohney

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