Chief Executive Officer
Rep. Ron Travis (R-Dayton) is a State Representative for District 31 (Bledsoe, Rhea, Sequatchie and part of Roane Counties) and has over 35 years of experience in the insurance industry. He started with Insurors of Tennessee as Chief Executive Officer in November 2020.
Travis is a Dayton native and attended Tennessee Tech University. He was elected to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012 and has served on multiple Committees – including Chairman of Insurance and Banking Committee and the Fiscal Review Committee. He was the Tennessee Development District Association’s “Legislator of the Year” in 2014 and 2017 and the Tennessee Chamber’s “Champion of Commerce” Award winner in 2014.
Travis previously owned six locations of Nationwide Insurance agencies in East Tennessee and is a former Nationwide Insurance President's and Champion's conference qualifier in multiple years. He was involved in multiple mergers and acquisitions in the industry and brings significant sales, operations and agency management experience to his new role.
He has homes in Dayton and Cookeville with his wife, Laura. Together they have 2 daughters – Rachel Travis and Jessica Shannon. They also have 4 grandchildren – Alley Jo Shannon, Becham Colby Shannon, Finley Scout Shannon and Hadley Jane Travis.