Stuart Oakes, CIC CRIS

President, Construction Division

John Fritts, CRIS

Client Executive

Chad Martin

Vice President of Surety

James F. ‘Jim’ Oakes

Surety Bond Client Executive

Raymond “Bunny” L. Oakes, III

President Emeritus, Construction Division

Our Construction Division President Emeritus is Raymond L. (“Bunny”) Oakes, III. Following his graduation from the University of Tennessee with a degree in Business in 1976, Bunny went to work for First American National Bank as a loan officer. He left First American in 1980 to begin his insurance career with Corroon & Black, and in 1983, Bunny was hired by Sedgwick James to begin working exclusively within the construction industry. Bunny joined TIS in 1991 and established our Construction Division at that time. He is very active in various construction trade associations, has served as the President of the Insurors of Tennessee, and has held leadership positions with many community organizations including the Boys & Girls Club and the Civitan Club.