Tom Hughston, CEO of RHSB (Roach Howard Smith & Barton) was one of six leaders recognized in the Professional Services section, Business Insurance category of Dallas 500 released in November. Tom entered the insurance business on the recommendation of his father. Today he runs RHSB, a leading insurance brokerage providing insurance solutions to businesses, families, and individuals. Tom joined RHSB in 1991, was named to the Board of Directors in 1995, and became CEO in 2011. The insurance industry is experiencing consolidation of companies at a record rate. However, RHSB has successfully perpetuated three times from the founding partners to the current Board and Principals. Under Tom’s leadership, RHSB is committed to remaining independent and is positioned to take advantage of opportunities when other companies sell out.

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RHSB is an independent insurance broker providing insurance solutions to companies, families, and individuals. RHSB has been serving the North Texas area for over 70 years. RHSB has homegrown roots and a global reach as the North Texas Partner of Assurex Global, the world’s largest privately held commercial insurance, risk management, and employee benefits brokerage group.

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