Construction Services

Since 1991, the TIS Construction Division has been fortunate to have had the opportunity to serve some of the BEST contractors in our region. We work hard to understand the very unique exposures specific to the construction industry. Our mission is to drive down the overall cost of risk for our clients by providing superior service, broad coverage provided by highly rated insurance carrier partners, cutting edge technology, dependable claims advocacy, and the tools and resources to help our clients prevent losses.

Superior Service

  • Consultation and recommendations of program structure to fit your company’s needs and budget
  • Dedicated account management team for daily requests such as Certificates of Insurance, contract insurance requirement review, bill review, endorsement requests, etc.
  • Annual review of coverages and pricing
  • 24/7 access to your broker via cell phone


  • Builders Risk
  • Contract's Equipment Coverage
  • Employee Dishonesty (Crime)
  • Installation Floater
  • Workers' Compensation
  • General Liability
  • Commercial Auto Liability
  • Umbrella/Excess Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Rigger's Liability
  • Directors and Officers
  • Data Breach / Cyber Liability


  • Web-based risk management platform allows our clients to track certificates of subcontractors, training of their employees, and incident and/or claim status
  • Online library of trainings, policies and procedures, handbooks, toolbox talks, safety check lists, and many other useful tools
  • Human Resource support through an HR hotline, trainings on HR topics, policies and procedures, etc.
  • Experience Mod software to provide EMR projections, review, and management

Claims Advocacy

  • Timely reporting of claims
  • Follow up and communication of the claims process
  • Periodic claim review meetings
  • Advocacy for our clients during the claim process
  • Dedicated construction claims advocate

Safety and Loss Control

  • Job site visits
  • Onsite trainings
  • Safety handbook development and consultation
  • Online library of safety trainings, toolbox talks, handbooks, etc.

Contact Our Brokers

Stuart Oakes, CIC CRIS President, Construction Division Email
John Fritts, CRIS Client Executive Email
Chad Martin Vice President of Surety Email
James F. ‘Jim’ Oakes Surety Bond Client Executive Email
Raymond “Bunny” L. Oakes, III President Emeritus, Construction Division Email