Chief Executive Officer, Wholesale, CRC Group

Dave Obenauer

With 29 years of insurance industry experience, Dave Obenauer joined BB&T Insurance Holdings through the 2012 acquisition of Crump Property & Casualty Insurance. As CEO of the Wholesale Operations for BB&T Insurance Holdings, Obenauer is responsible for leading a wholesale and specialty insurance platform across three businesses: CRC Group, AmRisc, LLC and Crump Life Insurance Services. With over 100 offices and 3,300 employees, these operations produce approximately $15 billion of premium volume annually.

Obenauer previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Crump Group, Inc., a private equity-owned financial services holding company. He also previously served as CFO for Marsh Americas and Chief Administrative Officer for Marsh’s wholesale brokerage and underwriting management operations (with operations in the US, Canada and the U.K.). He began his insurance industry career with United Educators Insurance, moving through the ranks to become its CFO and COO.

Obenauer is a board member of the Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association (WSIA).

Obenauer has a BA from Wake Forest University and an MBA from Wharton, both conferred with honors.