A Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, Certified Insurance Counselor and Certified Risk Manager, Mr. Burkett has more than 40 years of experience in the insurance industry. During his career, he served in C-­suite leadership roles for several insurance and financial services firms, and on the Board of Directors for the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research. Mr. Burkett is highly knowledgeable in the insurance industry’s practices and standards of care, as well as good and bad faith issues, contracts, coverage and claims. He is a national instructor for Certified Counselor and Certified Insurance Service Representative courses, and for the Nevada Independent Insurance Agents Association and Professional Independent Insurance Agents of Colorado. Mr. Burkett holds a law degree and is a licensed insurance agent/broker in multiple states. A Captain in the United States Air Force, he served as an Imagery Intelligence Officer and Targets Officer. Mr. Burkett provides expert consulting and litigation support on a variety of issues, including commercial insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, and standard of care for brokers and agents.


  • Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter
  • Certified Insurance Counselor
  • Certified Risk Manager
  • Associate in Risk Management
  • Associate in Loss Control Management
  • Licensed Resident Producer (Agent/Broker), Nevada
  • Licensed Non-­Resident Producer, Colorado
  • Non-­Resident Licensed, Multiple States, Current
  • Licensed Resident Producer, Colorado, 1986 -­ 2002
  • Surplus Lines License, Colorado, 1993 -­ 2002
  • JD, Concord Law School, Kaplan University, 2007
  • Graduate Studies, Public Administration, University of Oklahoma, 1977
  • BA, International Relations, University of Minnesota, 1972
  • AA, Occupational Safety and Health, Orange Coast Community College, 1980


  • Forensic Expert Witness Association, Member
  • Northern Nevada Risk and Insurance Management Association, Member
  • Nevada Independent Insurance Agents Association, Member
    • Education Committee
  • Society of Certified Insurance Counselors, Member
    • Director, Board of Governors, 2005 -­ 2011
    • Curriculum Committees
  • CPCU Colorado Chapter, Education Committee, Board of Directors, Industry Day Chairman
  • CPCU Nevada Chapter, Member
  • Professional Independent Insurance Agents of Colorado, Member
    • Various Committees
    • Instructor
    • Agent’s Service Corporation, President – 100% Owned Subsidiary of the Professional Independent Insurance Agent Corporation, Past Affiliation
  • Community College of Aurora, Insurance Instructor Past Affiliation
  • Colorado Insurance Commissioner Committees
  • Insurance Person of the Year, Nevada Independent Insurance Agents Association, 2009, 2010

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