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Chris Scott

President, Shareholder

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Chris Scott joined Watkins Insurance Group in 2017 and was named a shareholder in 2020. He is responsible for execution of the Watkins Insurance Group strategic plan and overall operations of the agency, which provides a wide range of business and personal insurance, bonds, and employee benefits.

Chris is an experienced finance professional with a talent for developing detailed financial and operational plans, building relationships, and providing strategic, but practical, solutions for a wide variety of complex business problems.

Chris attended Texas A&M University where he earned a degree in Finance and was active in several student organizations. After graduation, he returned to Austin and worked as a commercial banker where he gained experience in a wide range of credit, cash management, construction, mergers and acquisitions, and a variety of other specialty finance products and services.

After earning MBA from The University of Texas at Austin and before joining Watkins Insurance Group, Chris worked in the student loan industry where he focused on finance, marketing, and business development.

Chris is active in the community and is a member of several different professional and community organizations including Financial Executives International and the CFO Leadership Council. He currently serves as the Treasurer for the Williamson County A&M Club and is a member of C12.

As an employer, Watkins Insurance Group is proud to have been named a Top Workplace by the Austin-American statesman for 13 consecutive years (2011-2023). Watkins Insurance Group has also had the honor of being named a Best Practices Agency in an annual study conducted by the Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA) and Reagan Consulting (2014-2023).

Chris’ favorite way to spend time is with his family. He also greatly enjoys cooking and, when time allows, he has also been known to hunt, fish, play golf, and participate in competitive shooting.

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