IBA CATRISK Craig-Poulton

Craig Poulton

Natural Catastrophe Insurance Program

Craig Poulton is chief executive officer of Salt Lake City-based Poulton Associates Inc., which administers the country’s largest private flood insurance program, the Natural Catastrophe Insurance Program available at www.CATcoverage.com.

As CEO of Poulton Associates, Mr. Poulton was responsible for creating and moving his organization to the electronic distribution of catastrophe-related insurance products and developed the Natural Catastrophe Insurance Program as the first private market online alternative to the National Flood Insurance Program. It is now used by over 6,000 insurance sales organizations and more than 20,000 insurance sales professionals across the country and insures many billions of dollars of property against the peril of flood.

An insurance broker for more than 40 years, he holds the professional designation of Certified Insurance Counselor and holds insurance licenses in all 50 states. As a member of the Independent Insurance Agents of America, he has represented the state of Utah on the Accord Standards Committee and has been widely cited and quoted in national insurance industry trade publications, as well as other media. Poulton Associates was featured in the 2016 Inc. magazine list of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in America. Mr. Poulton has a bachelor of science degree in communications with an emphasis in finance from the University of Utah.