W. H. "Skip" Cooper, CPCU

Executive Vice Chair
Board Vice Chair
Skip Cooper

W. H. “Skip” Cooper, CPCU, served as president of Amwins for 11 years before transitioning into his current role as vice chair. With 35 years in the industry, Skip has extensive knowledge of large property account structures and placement management, as well as product research and development.  His expertise in customer, client and market relationships has helped drive Amwins to its position as a leading specialty brokerage and underwriting organization. 

Prior to joining Amwins, Skip had served as executive vice president of CRC Insurance Services, a company he joined in 1985 as its 12th employee. During his time at CRC, Skip formed the Property Department, along with AmRisc Underwriting, and held many leadership positions within the firm. Prior to 1985, he worked in various industry positions including underwriting at Fireman’s Fund and internships at Lloyds of London.  Skip graduated from the University of Alabama with a BS in Finance. 

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Favorite thing about Amwins

Collaborative spirit, mutual respect and fraternal attitude of vast majority of colleagues throughout the firm. Willingness to work hard, play hard and find joy in what we do together. Continual emphasis on pressing the envelop of innovative leadership.

Passionate About

Family, golf, hunting, boating, travel and sports