Smith Mcgehee Insurance Solutions announces Fred Travis affiliation

St. Louis, Missouri – Smith McGehee Insurance Solutions (SMIS) is pleased to announce that Fred Travis has become affiliated with the firm as Senior Risk Management Consultant. Fred spent 25 years at Anheuser-Busch Companies and oversaw the company’s safety and risk management departments from 1992 to 2005. After leaving Anheuser-Busch, Fred established a consulting firm, Risk Management Consulting. Fred will continue to operate this successful company in addition and independent to his affiliation with SMIS.

“Fred brings significant due diligence, audit and risk management experience to our firm and his affiliation will bolster SMIS’s specialty risk management offering as well as provide invaluable services to many current clients,” said Smith McGehee, Chairman of SMIS. “Fred is well respected nationally, within the insurance community, and provides clients with a level of knowledge and perspective typically lacking within insurance brokerage firms.”

“We feel this is another very important addition for SMIS and its clients,” said Chip Smith, Principal of Greenleaf Capital Partners, who invested growth capital in SMIS. “SMIS is focused on providing the very best service and advice to clients and adding Fred to the team is evidence of continued investment to that end.”

About Smith McGehee Insurance Solutions:

Smith McGehee Insurance Solutions is a global risk management and employee benefits consulting firm. The firm’s mission is to provide exceptional risk management advice and professional service by utilizing the latest technology, staff expertise and long-standing market relationships to maximize efficiency and reduce overall cost of risk for its clients. For more information, please visit

About Greenleaf Capital Partners:

Greenleaf Capital Partners (GCP) advises clients on capital raisings, mergers & acquisitions, ownership transitions, and recapitalizations. In addition, GCP is the managing member of Greenleaf Investment Company, which invests in smaller middle market businesses, including start-ups, with proven management teams. For more information, please visit