Thomas J. Minkler, CIC
As president of Clark-Mortenson Insurance, Tom Minkler is responsible for the overall operation of three divisions (personal lines, commercial lines and financial services) in five office locations with over 50 employees in New Hampshire and Vermont. Additionally, he oversees all activity associated with mergers and acquisitions, carrier relations and sales. He has more than 36 years of experience in the insurance industry and holds the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor.
Tom is a past chairman of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of New Hampshire, past New Hampshire director on the Big “I” Board of Directors and past president of the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents.
At the national association level, Tom is currently the Chairman of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America. He has championed the Consumer Agent Portal (CAP) project since 2009 and is past chairman of the Big “I” Government Affairs Committee. He has also served on various other Big “I” committees including the Professional Liability Committee, the Agents Advocacy Fund, the IIAA Agency Administrative Services board of directors, and the Captive Study Committee. He is a frequent speaker for the insurance industry and has provided testimony before the U.S Congress on behalf of the Big “I” on a variety of topics. In 2007, Tom received the highest IIABA Government Affairs award, the Sydney O. Smith National Legislative Award, and in 2006, 2010 and 2012, he was recognized for his outstanding service to the insurance industry with an IIABA Chairman’s Citation.
In the Community:
Tom volunteers his time in the community by serving on numerous charitable organizations and civic boards. He is also a regular volunteer at the Keene Community Kitchen and NH West Chapter of the American Red Cross. He resides in Keene, N.H. and he and his wife Heather have four grown children.