Gary Liles, CIC, CRM, CWCA
Gary Liles, Vice President of Rich & Cartmill, is a 1980 graduate of Oklahoma State University, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics. He began his insurance career in 1980 as a Bond Underwriter for the United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company in Oklahoma City. In 1982, he joined a large national brokerage firm specializing in providing surety bonds and outsourced risk management/insurance products, primarily for the transportation and construction industries.
Gary joined Rich & Cartmill in 2019 and became a Partner/Shareholder in 2021. He has been active in the insurance industry serving on various boards and committees, including the CNA PACER Council, the United Fire Group Surety Agency Alliance Board and the CompSource Mutual Insurance Company Agent Advisory Council. With over 1,000 hours of continuing education, Gary has earned numerous professional designations including the Certificate in General Insurance, Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Certified Risk Manager (CRM) and Certified Workers’ Compensation Advisor (CWCA). In 2022, Gary was selected as the Agent of the Year by the Independent Insurance Agents of Oklahoma.
Gary is also active in various construction trade associations, including the Association of General Contractors (AGC), the Oklahoma Municipal Contractors Association (OMCA), the American Subcontractors Association (ASA), the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA). Gary and his wife, Laura, live in Edmond, are the parents of five grown kids and have been actively involved in Faith Bible Church for over 25 years.