George “Chip” Atkins III has been elected as the national director of Big I Kentucky, the largest insurance trade association in Kentucky. Atkins succeeds Steve Kinkade, who has stepped down after serving in the position for nine years.
Atkins received his property/casualty license in 1995 and his life and health license in 1996. He has been an active member of the Big I Kentucky for 25 years, serving on the board of directors from 2011 to 2018. He served as chair from 2016 to 2017 and has been on several committees for the organization, including membership services, events, health benefits, KAPAC, young agents liaison, Kentucky Agents Foundation, government affairs, and investment advisory. He also serves on the National Professional Liability Committee.
As national director, Atkins will represent Kentucky at the national level and will offer the state’s vote on national issues and act as a liaison with the state board and national board.