Phil Williams joined Avant Underwriters in 2013 bringing extensive experience in product development, contract management, underwriting, and servicing accounts for the independent contractor market. Prior to AU, Phil was the President of a wholesale brokerage operation marketing an Occupational Accident and Workers’ Compensation program, overseeing program development and profit center management responsibilities for transportation related companies. Phil works closely with Avant Underwriters’ agency partners delivering innovative insurance solutions for clients who utilize Independent Contractor drivers. Phil is also a member of the Board of Directors for VOICEToday, in Marietta, GA where he lives; a non-profit organization breaking the silence and cycle of child sexual abuse and exploitation through advocacy, awareness, prevention and healing programs. As a member of the Board, he provides management, program development oversight and consulting services. Phil attended Georgia Southern University.