The Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT) elected Robert Nitsche of The Nitsche Group in Giddings to serve as chair-elect for 2019-2020 during IIAT’s annual business meeting, June 21, 2019, in Grapevine. With nearly 1,600 member agencies in 225 counties, IIAT is the largest state association of independent insurance agents and professionals in the U.S.
Nitsche is President/CEO of The Nitsche Group with multiple locations throughout Texas. Nitsche graduated with his BBA from Baylor University in 1993 and obtained his MBA from Southern Methodist University in 1995. In 2010, he completed the Owner/President Management Program at Harvard Business School.
Nitsche grew up in the insurance agency, spending time in multiple departments at The Nitsche Group. In 1995, he assumed the role of CFO, until 2010, when his father RJ, appointed him CEO. During his CEO tenure, The Nitsche Group has received many accolades, including: Medium Family Business of the Year by Baylor University, UFG National Agency of the Year, Davey Award for Insurance Website, Top 100 P&C Agency Award, and Best & Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation.