Chairman & CEO
Billy Hibbs Jr.
Position: Chairman & CEO, Heartland Security Insurance Group President, Hibbs Management Company, LLC Stockholder, Heartland Security Insurance Group
Education: 1988 Graduate Banking Degree, Southwestern School of Banking , SMU 1981 MBA, Southern Methodist University 1980 BBA, University of Texas, Austin 1978 AA, Tyler Junior College, Valuable Young Alumni Award, 2003
Experience: 2001-Present Heartland Security Insurance Group 1989-2001 Hibbs Hallmark & Company 1987-1989 Chief Financial Officer, Controls International Inc. 1985-1987 Sr. Vice President, Central National Bank, Dallas 1982-1985 Assistant Vice President, BancTexas, Dallas
Philosophy: We have positioned Heartland Security Insurance Group to be the employer of choice because that results in us being the organization of choice to our customers. Our companies have diversified into virtually every aspect of the risk management process. This affords us the opportunity to meet the demanding needs of our most complex clients while allowing for a multitude of career opportunities for our associates. Our firm has 56 internal stockholders and significant ownership by our Employee Stock Ownership Plan. By recruiting and maintaining the very best and brightest insurance talent, our various divisions have been able to develop virtually every risk management product and service available in the marketplace. I’m proud of the ten, twenty, and even thirty-year milestones that many of our associates reach. Through their tenure, they are able to provide continuity to our clients’ complex insurance programs. Our companies have been blessed over the years, and I am very fortunate to be associated with so many outstanding professionals.
Organizations: Commencement Speaker, The University of Texas at Tyler, May, 2018 Chairman, Bicycle Advisory Committee, Texas Department of Transportation, 2015 – 2019 Director, Austin Bank Recipient of Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Citizen Good Turn Award Vice Chairman, City of Tyler Tax Increment Financing Board Director, Tyler Junior College Foundation, Chairman Investment Committee Director, East Texas Symphony Foundation Secretary, Hibbs Family Foundation Member, Marvin Methodist Church, 2007 President of Friendly Sunday School Class Member, Tyler Bicycle Club, 1994 State Cycling Champion; winner of four NORBA Nationals Champions of Youth Award, Boys and Girls Club of East Texas, 2011 Crew Advisor, Philmont Expedition Trek, Boy Scout Troup 369, 2012 Former Cub Scout Den Leader, Pack 369 Former Member, Executive Committee, East Texas Area Council B.S.A. Former Director, East Texas Food Bank Foundation, Chairman Investment Committee Former Director, Lakeview Methodist Conference Center Former Chairman, Junior Achievement of Greater Tyler, 2007 Former Director, Court Appointed Special Advocates for Kids (CASA) Former Member, Smith County Jail Finance Committee Former Chairman, Better Business Bureau of Central East Texas, 2003 Former President, Tyler Rotary Club, 2002 Former President, The Castle Boys and Girls Club, 2001 Former Chairman, St. Louis School Committee, 2000 Former Director, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, 1997-1999 Former U-5 Girls Soccer Coach Former U-10 Boys Soccer Coach and Manager Member, National Eagle Scout Association
Licenses: Local Recording Agent Group I