Tommy Harris is the President of Employee Benefits at Insgroup, A Baldwin Risk Partner, and oversees Insgroup’s Employee Benefits practice with responsibility for all aspects of development and delivery of benefits services. Under Tommy’s leadership, this pillar of Insgroup’s service offerings has become one of Houston’s largest independent consulting practices for organizations seeking employee benefits.

About Tommy

A native of Arlington, TX, Tommy’s entire professional career has been within the insurance industry while working for three Texas-based firms. He joined Insgroup in 2018 through the firm’s partnership with the Fred Brown Insurance Brokerage and immediately became President of Insgroup’s practice. As a Managing Partner with Fred Brown for 22 years, he was successful in delivering customized employee benefit programs for corporate and non-profit organizations of all sizes.

He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Texas Christian University and a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Management from Boston University. Tommy received the designations of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) from The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research, and Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) at Wharton School.


Founded in 1978 as a commercial insurance broker.

Locations in Houston, Dallas and Austin.

Market segment is 50 to 1,000 employees.

No specialty niche – target is privately held companies.

Member claims advocacy is a priority.

Specialty colleagues – a very experienced team of account managers and underwriters.

Expertise in claims analytics, cost containment strategies and alternative funding.

Our focus is technology and data-driven solutions.

Insgroup was founded in 1978 in Houston, Texas, by a group of entrepreneurs committed to a shared vision to provide the security necessary for business owners and individuals to pursue their dreams. Over the next four decades and through changes in leadership and tremendous growth, our vision has remained unchanged. We have become one of the fastest-growing independently held brokers in America, but have also made it our mission to stay true to our roots.

Clients appreciate that we are not generalists, but a collection of experts. Today, Insgroup is comprised of 200+ colleagues with expertise in Property & Casualty Brokerage, Employee Benefit Consulting, Private Risk Services, and Surety. We serve clients nationwide and partner with premier national, regional, and specialty insurance carriers across the United States.