Mr. Peterson joined Triumph in 2014 as Senior Vice President of Triumph Insurance Group. Prior to joining Triumph, he served as Sales Leader at State Farm Insurance Company where his primary responsibility was growing his market territory through a sales team of 30 independent contract agents. At State Farm, he managed a sales territory with 123,000 property and casualty policies, representing $79,000,000 of property and casualty premiums. Before becoming a Sales Leader at State Farm, Mr. Peterson managed his own State Farm agency which was consistently one of the top performing State Farm agencies in the nation. Mr. Peterson also spent three years at Eli Lilly and Company and three years at Ernst & Young LLP.
Mr. Peterson received a Master of Science in Accountancy, Cum Laude, from University of Notre Dame and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Baylor University.
Mr. Trent serves as the Vice President and Producer for Triumph Insurance Group, a role he assumed in 2016. Previously, Mr. Trent served as the President of Southern Transportation Insurance Agency, a Dallas-based transportation insurance agency he founded in 2001.
Before founding STIA, Mr. Trent served as a partner at Drive Financial, a sub-prime auto finance company.
Mr. Trent holds a bachelor’s in business administration in accounting from Southern Methodist University. He was honored in 2016 as a Hall of Fame member of Sentry Insurance, where he is a charter member. He currently is on the Parish Finance Council at St. Thomas Aquinas and has co-chaired many fundraising efforts for community projects.