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Drex Foreman Award

The association's greatest honor, recognizes exceptional individual contributions to the Independent Agency System, the Texas insurance industry, and local community.

This prestigious award, the association's greatest honor, recognizes exceptional individual contributions to the Independent Agency System, the Texas insurance industry, and local community. The award is named for Drex Foreman, who served as executive director of IIAT for 30 years. The award is presented at INSURCON each year.

Eligibility

Candidates must be an owner, partner, manager, employee or associate of an IIAT-member agency (but not a current officer or director of IIAT), or be an employee or former employee of IIAT.

2021 Drex Foreman Award Winner

Ed Schreiber - BXS Insurance, Houston

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Past Winners


YearPast WinnerCity
2019Frank Swingle, JrDallas
2018Cindy QuyAustin
2016Bob ShepardHarlingen
2015Garry KaufmanGalveston
2014David SurlesAustin
2013Bill HenryDallas
2012Lloyd NealCorpus Christi
2011Tim BradyHouston
2010Wallace C. Goodman, CPCU, CICCorpus Christi
2009Don MedlinPlano
2008Don Morriss, AAI, CPCUTexarkana
2007* James Elbert, CICLake Jackson
2006Douglas Sanford, CICLubbock
2005Marietta McCain, CICSan Antonio
2004Donald Bowles, CPCU, CIC, CLUDallas
2003Matt BerryAustin
2002Ernest N. Stromberger, AAI, CAEAustin
2001Will Watt, CICTexas City
2000* Lloyd Grove Jr.Corpus Christi
1999* Richard E. Marks, CICHouston
1998* Cruger S. Ragland, CPCU, CICDallas
1997* John F. BrimberryVictoria
1996* Richard RoachDallas
1995Al PurifoyTemple
1994DeValse CoxWichita Falls
1993Josh R. Morriss Jr., CPCUTexarkana
1992* T. Champe Fitzhugh Jr., CPCU, CIC, ARM, AAI, CLU, ChFC, AICWaco
1991* Cam FanninLubbock
1990* A. W. "Bill" Bailey Jr., CICWaco
1989Thomas J. Baker Jr., CICHouston
1988W. E. Peavy Jr., CPCU, CLUGarland
1987L. B. Stover Jr.Madisonville
1986Robert D. Bergman, CPCUWeatherford
1985* Wade SpilmanAustin
1984Grant Jones, CPCUAbilene
1983* David B. Noel, CPCUDallas
1982* Durward L. AndersonHouston
1981* Ben R. BinfordSan Antonio
1980* Fred E. BosworthTyler
1979* Josh R. Morriss Sr.Texarkana
1978* J. P. Houstoun Jr.Houston
1977* Dwight W. Sleeper Jr.Dallas
1976* Marion SanfordLubbock
1975* Mary Doug StephensBeaumont
1974* Forest S. PearsonAustin
1973* Drex G. ForemanFort Worth
1972* Porter Ellis, CPCUDallas
1971* Marley StynerCrockett
1970* T. Champe Fitzhugh Sr.Waco
1969* Arthur RandolSan Antonio
1968* Joe E. Vincent, CPCUHouston

*Deceased

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