Donald B. Wake, CPCU

Chief Executive Officer

Don joined TIS in February 2012 as Corporate Director of Marketing and Vice President of the Commercial Insurance Division after developing vast expertise in insurance program reviews and risk management consultation. His insurance career began in 1983 as a Commercial Lines Underwriter before he joined Marsh USA in 1987. While there, he gained invaluable experience promoting through the roles of Managing Director, Client Executive, Office Head and Vice President of Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC’s Knoxville operation. Don holds a B.S. degree in insurance from the University of Tennessee. He is actively involved in his work and his community. He is currently serving on the boards of several organizations including Chief Executive Officer of the TIS Board of Directors and a member of Executive Committee for the Knoxville-Metropolitan Drug Commission. He is also Past President of the Great Smoky Mountain Chapter of CPCU, Past President of the Insurors of Knoxville, Past President of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tennessee Valley, Inc., and Past Board Member of the West Knoxville Sertoma.