Meet our Team
President and Training Specialist
With over 25 years as a consultant for the property & casualty insurance industry, Chris has broad experience and a wealth of knowledge which makes him an excellent resource and educator. Chris spent years studying adult learning techniques and the Socratic method of teaching specifically for providing an improved learning platform for the insurance industry.
Chris is a nationally recognized speaker and author and has been a featured speaker at more than 300 seminars and educational programs. He is also an approved E&O auditor for Westport and Utica and a Certified Business Appraiser (CBA), a designation earned from the Institute of Business Appraisers.
Chris Paine has performed just about every role in an independent agency over his 20+ years in the industry. During his career as managing partner of a mid-size agency, and yet in spite of uncontrollable and unforeseeable threats to the agency’s existence, Chris lead and inspired others to break barriers. His agency managed to achieve consistent growth, while implementing improved E&O procedures, and reaching historic profits.
His passion to improve the lives of others has naturally introduced him to the world of education. Together with Burand Insurance Education, they are empowering other agencies to find their own success.