Linda Hunt King

Linda King
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Linda Hunt King's Biography

Type Of Business:
Commercial Insurance, Continuity and Risk Management Consulting
Marketing Area:
Metro Atlanta, Richmond Metro Area, Washington DC Metro Area, National and International
Expertise:
Dr. King's expertise includes Multi-Line Commercial Insurance Underwriting and Risk Management, Business Continuity and Recovery Consulting, Franchise Due Diligence and Risk Management, Insurance and Risk Management Consulting for Faith-based Organizations
Major Product/SVS:
Commercial Insurance Underwriting Staff Augmentation and professional consulting on Commercial Insurance Portfolio and Risk Management (Domestic and International), Business Continuity Planning (BCP), Business Impact, Analysis (BIA), Communicable Illness, Pandemic Planning, Compliance Review, Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP), Continuity of Government Planning (CoG), Crisis Communications, Crisis Management, Disaster Recovery Planning, Education and Training, Exposure Mitigation, Incident Management, PS-Prep, Red Flag, Identity Protection, Reputation Management, Risk Mitigation, Social Media Risk Mitigation, Vulnerability Analysis and Workplace Violence Prevention for Small, Mid-Sized and Large Organizations; Franchise Due Diligence and Risk Management Consulting; and Pastoral Consultation including Church Risk Management, Crisis Management, Continuity Planning and Succession Planning.
Favorite Business Publication:
Black Enterprise; Business Insurance, Business Week; Disaster Recovery Journal; Entrepreneur; Fast Company; Forbes; Fortune; Harvard Business Review; Insurance Journal; Journal of Risk and Insurance; The Nonprofit Times
Hobbies/Sports:
Spending time with her family and friends; tea and tea time with clients, colleagues and friends; entertaining, reading and traveling; attending the theater, listening to music, volunteering, faith-based service; coaching, mentoring and teaching; interior decorating; and collecting music boxes and artwork.
Education Degrees:
Ph.D. in Behavioral Sciences, Jacksonville Theological Seminary, Sum ma Cum Laude; Master of Science in Behavioral Sciences, Cornerstone University; Master of Business Administration, Hamilton University/University of Richmond EMBA Program; Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Virginia Commonwealth University; Associate of Science in Business, Concentration in Marketing, Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary
Affiliations Awards:
Association of Contingency Planners; Southeast Continuity Planners Association
Place of Birth:
Prince George County
Work History:
-President/CEO/Consultant - Hunt-King & Associates, Inc.
-Senior Underwriting Officer - Chubb Group of Insurance Companies
-Senior Technology Specialist - USF&G/St Paul & Royal Sun Alliance Insurance Companies
-Marketing Director - Virginia Municipal League Insurance Programs


OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: MULTI-LINE GENERAL COMMERCIAL INSURANCE UNDERWRITING
Production Underwriting career began as an Account Analyst with the Travelers Insurance Group in Richmond, VA with promotion to Senior Account Analyst. Handled small, middle market and large accounts. Gained Technology, Niche Markets and International Insurance experience and expertise with Chubb Group of Insurance Companies as a Senior Underwriter in Richmond, VA and with The Hartford in King of Prussia, PA.
Career Achievements:
"Moving Business Forward - Providing leadership for favorable results, expertise for keeping business resilient, sustainable performance and long-term stakeholder satisfaction"
Throughout the duration of your career, what was the one highlight that stood out the most?:
The highlight of her career was gaining experience and expertise in international business, being appointed to a national advisory board and earning a PhD.
Charity:
Founder and President of SCMi™, a not-for-profit, faith-based outreach organization; volunteer, board member and supporter of numerous charitable organizations and initiatives.
Number Of Years In Current Position:
9
What Does He/She Attribute Success To:
Dr. King attributes her success to her faith and the support she receives from her family, friends and colleagues.
Why did you become involved in your profession or industry?:
Dr. King became involved in her profession, right after college, because of her interest in business and marketing as well as her educational training in business, marketing and market research. She began studying business and marketing in the 10th grade because she felt that to serve in the marketplace was her calling.
Extended Bio Profile:
Providing leadership for favorable results, expertise for keeping business resilient, sustainable performance and long-term stakeholder satisfaction.

Dr. Linda Hunt King’s expertise is moving business forward – identifying opportunities, analyzing business, creating strategies, fostering business resilience and strategically leading execution to drive growth, profitability and stakeholder satisfaction. Her experience and expertise in commercial insurance underwriting, domestic and international business analysis, risk management and business development encompasses small and mid-sized business enterprises (SBE’s/SME’s), national and multi-national companies, national and global not-for-profit organizations, and local government agencies.

Recently appointed as Expert Council to Firestorm Solutions, LLC, Dr. King provides subject matter expertise as part of a national advisory group made up of specialists from various disciplines, professions and industries. In her role as expert council, she serves alongside some of the most recognizable names in their fields, including Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honoré (U.S. Army, ret.) and former U.S. Surgeons General Dr. C. Everett Koop and Dr. David Satcher. She also plays an integral role in Firestorm's Trusted Advisor's™ program.

In a challenging and rewarding 20+ year career in commercial insurance underwriting and risk management, Linda has worked with global insurance carriers as well as a Third Party Administrator. She has a proven track record in exceeding six-figure production goals, consultative sales and marketing, retaining more than 85% of her book of business, managing key relationships and multi-state territories, producing profitable results with 5-year combined loss and expense ratios averaging less than 88%, receiving a score of 95% or better on underwriting and quality assurance audits, and achieving favorable ROI.

Dr. King is highly regarded as a consultant, coach, mentor, speaker, teacher and trusted advisor in business and community.
Position Responsibilities and Duties:
• Business Development
• Key Relationship Management
• Consultative Sales & Marketing
• P&L Management
• Territory Management
• Superior Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
• Coaching, Training, Mentoring & Staff Development
• Project Management
• Budgeting & Strategic Planning
• Knowledge Management
• Critical Decision Support
• Continuity Planning & Business Recovery
• Analytical & Conceptual Thought Leadership
• Public Speaking
Awards/Honors:
Awarded Lifetime VIP Membership in Cambridge Who's Who for her charitable outreach work with SCMi™.
Where Will You Be In 5 Years:
In five years, Dr. King would like to expand her career to the C-Suite of a global company, continue coaching and mentoring other leaders, and increase her charitable and philanthropic endeavors.
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