Brett Carter
/    Partner

Brett is a partner in True’s Financial Services Practice, specializing in C-suite, board director, VP and other executive-level searches for clients in all sectors of the insurance industry.

Before joining True, Brett held the position of Managing Director at The Jacobson Group, a boutique search firm exclusively dedicated to insurance. With over 20 years of direct insurance experience, including roles at Munich Re US P&C, American Modern, Travelers, and State Farm, Brett excels in strategic consultation regarding talent acquisition, leadership and corporate culture.

Brett’s passion for innovation, organizational excellence, and strong communication skills translate into expert executive search and selection consulting for his insurance clients. He is also a sought-after thought leader, speaker, and panelist at many industry events and conferences.

As a diversity champion, Brett serves as President of the National African American Insurance Association Chicago Chapter and contributes to various industry committees promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Brett also serves as a Board Director for Ascentra Credit Union.

Brett holds a Bachelor of Arts in marketing / advertising from Augustana College and an MBA from the University of Arizona Global Campus, along with industry accreditations including Associate in Claims, Certified Insurance Counselor, and Certified Personal Risk Manager.

Lives with his wife and three boys in the Quad Cities (2.5 hours west of Chicago)
Huge Chicago Bears fan (1985 was a very good year)
Was a Junior Zookeeper at Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington, IL from ages 8-9