Curtis Pancoast

Professional Liability Specialist Broker

Curtis Pancoast, CLCS specializes in professional liability insurance and risk management for design professionals. As an independent broker with IOA Insurance Services, Curtis has access to the top-tier a/e insurance programs in the nation. Curtis actively participates on multiple insurance company advisory councils to address how best to meet the risk management needs of architects and engineers.

Curtis is also an active member of, and the Editor and Web Consultant for, a/e ProNet, an international network of brokers serving the needs of design professionals in the insurance marketplace. a/e ProNet provides its members and their clients with a wealth of educational materials for risk management, scholarships and more. His membership with a/e ProNet affords Curtis a direct forum in which to dialogue regularly with underwriters from a/e ProNet’s insurance carrier sponsors.

Curtis holds a Bachelor’s degree in organizational management from the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University, and he holds the designation of Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS), certified by the National Underwriting Company and the Hartford School of Insurance.

Insurance is a family affair for the Pancoasts. Curtis’ mother, Leslie Pancoast, has been an a/e specialist broker for over 30 years. His sister, Audrey Camp, and brother, Ted Pancoast, worked for IOA Insurance Services in the past, as well.

Prior to his insurance career, Curtis spent nine years in the U.S. Air Force as a meteorologist. He supported flight operations throughout the Pacific theater while stationed at Hickam AFB in Hawaii, and he supported the space-launch mission at Vandenberg AFB in Southern California for several years. Curtis takes pride in the core values instilled in him during his military career and having carried them over into his role as a broker – integrity, service, and excellence.