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H. Smith McGehee

Smith McGehee graduated with a degree in Accounting from the University of Mississippi in 1967. He started in the insurance business in 1971 with a regional broker, Lawton Byrne and Bruner. Smith primarily coordinated multi-national property & casualty programs and ultimately became a leading producer and one of seven partners at the firm. Marsh & McLennan acquired Lawton in 1986 and Smith became the head of Marsh’s St. Louis office, handling over $250,000,000 in premium volume. In 1991, Smith left Marsh to form Huntleigh McGehee, Inc. By 2004, the agency was sold, having grown to almost 100 professionals handling over $150,000,000 in premiums. In 2009, Smith left Huntleigh McGehee, Inc. to form Smith McGehee Insurance Solutions.

Robert B. McGehee

Robby McGehee graduated with a degree in Computer and Informational Science from the University of Mississippi in 1997. Shortly after graduation, Robby pursued a professional racing career, highlighted by receiving Rookie of the Year honor at the 1999 Indianapolis 500. Pursuant to his retirement from auto racing in 2004, he began working full-time in the insurance industry at Huntleigh McGehee, Inc. During his tenure at Huntleigh McGehee, Robby spent the majority of his time leading a team in the practice of risk management for a large international real estate developer. His expertise includes the risk assessment and management for land development, horizontal construction, vertical construction, and international risk exposures. He joined Smith McGehee Insurance Solutions as a Principal in November, 2011.

William M. Rowe, III

Bill Rowe graduated with a degree in Mathematics and Business Administration from Vanderbilt University in 1988. He began his insurance career at Marsh & McLennan as Risk Analyst in the Risk Management Services Department, where he performed various types of financial analyses for Risk Management clients. Bill became a Casualty Account Executive in the Risk Management Department, coordinating and managing large, multinational accounts. Bill joined Smith at the founding of Huntleigh McGehee, Inc. and eventually was elevated to the title of Chief Operating Officer. Bill continued producing and managing large, complex accounts at the firm until joining Smith McGehee Insurance Solutions as a Principal in October, 2011.

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