Chris Sailors

Senior Vice President


SWZ Insurance is excited to welcome Chris Sailors to our team of experts. Chris heads our Houston office, and has been charged with helping SWZ become a leader in the fourth most populous city in the United States. Chris brings deep insurance experience to our company, and was the obvious choice based on his outstanding resume and stellar reputation in the industry.

Chris is originally from Omaha, Nebraska. After spending parts of his childhood in both Little Rock, AR and Kansas City, MO, he settled in Houston in the late 1980’s. A graduate of Texas Christian University’s Neely School of Business, Chris has 23 years of experience in the insurance industry. He spent the first 12 years of his insurance career as an agent with Dean & Draper Insurance in Houston. During that time he developed a well-rounded skill set which included expertise in Personal Lines P&C, Commercial Lines P&C, and both individual and group Life, Health and Benefits coverage. In 2009, Chris decided to leave the safety of the large retail insurance world, and ventured out on his own, starting his own retail insurance agency. Chris proved that he was a natural in the highly-competitive Houston, Texas market, building a very successful agency which was recognized by his partner carriers for exceptional growth, performance and profitability. His primary focus has always been on Commercial Property and Casualty business, and is highly regarded in this field due to his breadth of knowledge and experience. Chris has become a trusted advocate for his clients across many industries, including: Construction; Dealership/Garage Liability; Healthcare; Manufacturing; Oil & Gas/Energy; Professional Services; Real Estate; Retail; Transportation; and Wholesale & Distribution. He currently lives in Houston with his wife and three children. In his free time he enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, and following college football.