AssuredPartners NL (formerly Webb Insurance in Asheville) recently promoted Tige Hopper to Managing Director in our Asheville, North Carolina office. In his new role, Hopper will be in charge of overseeing the day-to-day operations and continued growth initiatives of the office, as well as maintaining his book of business and responsibilities as Sales Leader.
Hopper has been in the insurance industry for five years, most recently as the Sales Leader and a Commercial Lines Producer at AssuredPartners NL (formerly Webb Insurance) specializing in risk solutions for craft breweries and contractors. Previously, he worked in heavy equipment sales for various dealers and corporate marketing for John Deere. Hopper is a member of the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild and the Asheville Brewers Alliance. He holds his property, casualty, life and health licenses along with the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified Builders Insurance Agent (CBIA) designations. Hopper graduated from Mississippi State University with a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness and minor in economics and then went onto East Carolina University where he received his MBA. He lives in Montford with his wife, Heather, and volunteers his time with Meals on Wheels.
“Tige has distinguished himself as a hard-working, technical, passionate and successful producer. He has earned the respect of the Asheville staff and we are excited for Tige to take on the Managing Director responsibilities,” said John Webb, President of the AssuredPartners NL Asheville office.