Diannah Tatum, Co-CEO of Heritage Risk Management joined the agency in 1978 and has mastered every function of the insurance industry. Since being named an Officer and Manager of Commercial Lines Operation in October 1985, she has been instrumental in the significant growth of the agency. This growth has been so substantial that the agency has received IIABA’s Best Practices Award every year since 2013. Diannah was promoted to her current position in January 2002. In addition to agency operations, she takes an active role in managing the agency’s largest accounts, many of which include medical offices and hospitals.
Throughout Diannah’s career, she has been a leader within the community. Among her honors, a few stand out:
• Spirit of Philanthropy Honoree – 2009
• YWCA Women of Excellence in Business Award – 2012
• Chair of Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors – 2017
• Chair-Elect of Goodwill Industries of Northwest Texas – 2021
Goal oriented, self-motivated and always seeking additional knowledge, Diannah has earned a Certificate of General Insurance from the Insurance Institute of America, as well as the Certified Insurance Counselor designation. She is a Licensed Risk Manager.
Diannah was integral in the creation of the Texas Medical Safety Group program through Texas Mutual. The program allows those in the medical industry to potentially earn a dividend based on their group’s performance, comes with a premium discount and provides industry-specific safety plans and eLearning courses. Diannah serves as an agent and administrator of the program.