As managing partner of The Ward Agency, one of Northeast Texas’ premier insurance agencies, Scott Ward oversees the insurance needs of more than 150 small, medium and large employers, as well as hundreds of individuals.
Scott works with business owners, executives, and individuals to develop customized solutions tailored to meet their insurance needs. Working with the nation’s premier insurance companies, Scott specializes in the design and implementation of individual life, long-term care, and disability insurance plans. Scott brings 30 years of trusted experience in the areas of employee benefit plans, business continuation planning, and executive benefits.
For the eighth year in a row, Scott has qualified by the Premier Association of Financial Professionals as a member of its elite Million Dollar Round Table, whose members comprise less than 1 percent of the world’s life insurance and financial services professionals. In addition, the National Association of Health Underwriters has awarded Scott its prestigious Golden Eagle Award, the group’s highest recognition of individuals who demonstrate professional excellence in the sale of health and disability income insurance.
Scott was raised in Kilgore, Texas, and graduated from Kilgore High School before earning his BBA in Finance from Baylor University. He is on the board of Highway 80 Rescue Mission and East Texas Treatment Center as well as a member of Buckner International's Longview Development Council.
He has been married for 29 years to his wife, Renee, who is a violinist and plays in the Longview Symphony Orchestra and a string quartet. Scott and Renee have 4 daughters. Jamie, Ashley, and Allison all graduated from Baylor University and Kristen is currently pursing a degree in nursing. Scott enjoys playing basketball and golf. Scott and his family are active members of First Baptist Church.