October meeting

October 8th Luncheon

Spence Hoole- President and CEO, Diversified Insurance Group

In 2001, Mr. Hoole, along with Joe Henriod, acquired Aon Risk Services of Utah and formed Diversified Insurance Group (diversifiedinsurance.com).  He currently serves as President and CEO of the firm. 

Mr. Hoole has been in the property and casualty insurance industry over twenty years.  He has spent the better part of his career working with and insuring venture capital-backed and private equity-financed companies, particularly in the technology and life sciences industries.  He specializes in Errors and Omissions (E&O), product liability, Venture Capital Asset Protection (VCAP) and Directors and Officers (D&O) liability coverages.

Actively involved in the technology industry, Mr. Hoole was one of several founding members of Technology to Market (T2M) and is an annual contributor to the Investors Choice Venture Capital Conference, serving as a company mentor.  He was also listed in vSpring’s V100 top entrepreneurs for 2005.  He is a member of the Utah Technology Council’s (UTC) Board of Trustees. Mr. Hoole has served as the chairman of the TechAssure organization. In addition, he has spoken to a number of organizations and associations, including international groups, on protecting and insuring the assets of technology and publicly traded companies.  For the past twelve years, he has also served as a co-chair of the annual Summit Directors and Officers Conference (summitconf.org).

Mr. Hoole is a 1992 Cum Laude graduate of the University of Utah with Bachelor of Science degrees in Economics and Political Science.  He also holds the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designations.  He, his wife, Ann, and their four boys make their home in Cottonwood Heights, Utah.