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David Walters

David Walters

Principal | Commercial Risk Management Phone : 574-245-3574 Fax : 574-236-6399 Email :

Professional Experience

David is a principal at Gibson with responsibility for providing risk management and insurance services to business clients. He specializes in identifying, quantifying and bringing clarity around strategic, business, and hazard risk exposures. Utilizing the proprietary Gibson Protection System (GPS), he and his team provide counsel and advice on complex business and people issues that extend far beyond the scope of an insurance policy.

Prior to joining Gibson in 2011, David attended Indiana State University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Insurance & Risk Management. He also participated in high profile internships with Lockton, Cincinnati Insurance, Biomet, and Gibson where he gained experience in underwriting, employee benefits, human resources, claims consulting, loss prevention, policy interpretation, risk management, and insurance brokerage.


  • Associate in Risk Management (ARM)
  • Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI)
  • Certified Authority on Workers’ Compensation (CAWC)


  • 2015 Michiana Forty Under 40
  • 2015 Business Insurance of America “Young Gun” Award Recipient

Community Involvement

  • Board Member for Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Joseph County
  • Chair of Northern Indiana Workforce Board (NIWB)
  • Committee Member for Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG)
  • Leadership South Bend/Mishawaka Class of XL
  • Leadership Marshall County Class of XVII
  • Past Corporate Mentor at Indiana State University
  • Past Member of Advisory Council for Young Professionals Network (YPN) of South Bend/Mishawaka
  • Past Member of Planning Committee for Youth Services Bureau of St. Joseph County (YSB)
  • Past Member of Development Committee for United Way of St. Joseph County

Specialty Areas

  • Health & Human Services
  • Education & Public Entities
  • Manufacturing
  • Privacy & Data Protection
  • Workers’ Compensation


Indiana State University | Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science degree in Insurance and Risk Management