Dean & Draper President/CEO Kyle Dean Appointed Chair of the IRM Council for the University of Houston Downtown (UHD)

By: Taylor White
| Published 11/12/2021


HOUSTON, TX – November 12, 2021 – Dean & Draper Insurance Agency is proud to announce the appointment of President and CEO Kyle Dean as Chair of the 2021-22 IRM Council that helps oversee the Marilyn Davies College of Business Insurance & Risk Management Center at UHD. Dean and Draper Insurance Agency has collaborated with the University of Houston Downtown on its growing Insurance & Risk Management program since 2007.

Continuing the legacy of his father Bob Dean and one of the founders of the program, Kyle carries on with his support for more insurance industry related education.

“I am proud to sit on this distinguished Council with other insurance industry leaders and I enjoy having a key voice in shaping the future education of those entering our industry,” noted Dean. “Our goal as a Council is to maintain the integrity and the important aspects of education in this ever-changing industry. And representing Dean & Draper, ‘a Trusted Texas Choice agency,’ we want to ensure that more students get the education they need to succeed in this industry today.”

Dean continued, “Like my father before me said, we believe that education is the key to succeeding in the insurance industry today and tomorrow, and we are thrilled that more and more students are gaining the knowledge and background they need to succeed at the University of Houston Downtown.”

The IRM Council is composed of leaders in the industry representing agencies, carriers, risk managers, associations, wholesalers, and consultants who provide input and insight on the knowledge, skills and abilities needed in the insurance and risk management industry. This partnership shapes the teaching experience so that students are provided the relevant information and skills necessary to obtain lucrative careers in the insurance and risk management industries. The mission of the Council is to ensure the IRM program is serving the needs of the insurance and risk management industry and students through their advocacy and financial support.

About Dean & Draper Insurance Agency
Founded in 1980 with headquarters in Houston Texas, Dean & Draper caters to an international roster of clients from three offices. Through a network of more than 200 diverse insurers, the independent broker offers the most competitive, comprehensive insurance program for commercial and personal property casualty insurance needs, as well as employee benefit programs. Specialties include a wide range of categories from Restaurants, Contractors, Oil & Gas, Commercial Real Estate, etc.

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