TxCIA recently held its 2023 Annual Conference October 17-18, 2023 at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, located in Irving, TX. Thank you to our attendees and sponsors for making this year's conference our most successful yet. The 2024 Annual Conference will be held in the Austin, TX area. More information will be available in early 2024. 
Conference Schedule
All times CDT. Schedule subject to change.

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

2:00 – 4:30 pm

Captive 101: Everything You Need to Know about Captives (Download Slides)

Michael Douglas, Aon

5:30 – 7:30 pm

Welcome Reception

Bar Louie - Music Factory (360 W Las Colinas Blvd., Irving, TX 75039)

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

8:00 – 9:00 am

Registration, Breakfast sponsored by Zurich

9:00 – 9:10 am

Welcome/Opening Remarks

Kevin Jones (Chevron), TxCIA President

9:10 – 9:50 am

How to Rate Your Captive (Download Slides)

Adrienne Stark, AM Best

10:00 – 10:40 am

The Economic Landscape (Download Slides)

Scott Mildrum, Performa

10:40 – 11:00 am


11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Captives: A Risk Manager Perspective

Bill Baxley, Freeman

Tom Springfield, Caliber Collision

Blake Whaling, Southwest Airlines

Moderator: Julie Patel, Marsh

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Lunch, Sponsored by Marsh

Discussion with Texas Department of Insurance and TXCIA Legislative Update (Download Slides)

Amy Garcia, Texas Department of Insurance

Jocelyn Dabeau, Dabeau Government Affairs

1:10 – 1:50 pm

Relationships Matter – Choosing the Right Fronting Carrier

Kay Eisenstein, Zurich

Ryan Gustafson, AIG

Joerg Reinholdt, Chubb

Moderator: Jo Mather, Phillips 66

2:00 – 2:40 pm

Taxes and Your Captive (Download Slides)

Daniel Kusaila, Crowe

Kristen Sorbera, Deloitte

Jeffrey Webb, Deloitte

2:40 – 3:00 pm


3:00 – 3:40 pm

Building a Captive Employee Benefit Program (Download Slides)

Prabal Lakhanpal, Spring Group

3:50 – 4:30 pm

Risk Transfer Challenges and Optimization

Alex Wittenberg, Oliver Wyman

4:30 – 4:40 pm

Closing Remarks

Kevin Jones (Chevron), TxCIA President