Gene Simpson

Vice President of Underwriting and Marketing

As CompWest’s vice president of Underwriting and Marketing, Gene Simpson is responsible for underwriting, policy services, marketing and distribution. His accountabilities include managing and directing the execution of all sales plans and production initiatives, in addition to establishing strategies to expand into new products, markets and geographies.

Prior to joining CompWest, Simpson served as vice president of Workers’ Compensation – Product Management; vice president of General Liability; and spent 11 years in a variety of capacities for three other insurance companies. He has held roles in both field and corporate environments, bringing a balanced perspective to managing growth and profitability through multiple distribution channels.

Simpson graduated from Western Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics, and holds both the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designations.