Our Story

Founded in 2000, MarketScout is an insurance distribution and underwriting company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Our firm is a Lloyd’s Coverholder and MGA for US insurers with specialty expertise in workers’ compensation, private client solutions, energy, healthcare, fine art, equine, jewelry, professional liability, and many specialty programs. We own and operate the MarketScout Exchange and CIC Select market places.

MarketScout is the founder of the Council for Insuring Private Clients (CIPC) and administers the Certified Personal Risk Manager (CPRM) designation in partnership with The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research. We are the only insurance organization to receive The National Alliance’s exclusive partnership and endorsement. We founded the Entrepreneurial Insurance Alliance (EIA) in 2007 to support insurance entrepreneurs. In 2017, we founded the MarketScout InsurTech (MIT) venture fund. In January 2018, we launched our Incubator to accelerate start-up MGAs and assume operational functions for existing MGAs and insurers.

Our culture and sense of community encourages growth, learning and collaboration. We have been named as one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance for eight consecutive years from 2012 to 2020. We have offices in Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington, DC. For more information, please click here to contact us.