Robert J. Trulaske Sr., College of Business, University of Missouri

Advisory Board Members

David Thomas

Regional Sales Manager
Shelter Insurance Companies
Advisory Board Member: 
Marketing Advisory Board

David Thomas is an Agent for Shelter Insurance Companies in West Plains, Missouri.   He started his insurance career in 1994 and joined Shelter Insurance in 1999.  He has represented the company in sales, marketing management, and operations management. He started as an Agent Manager in Columbia, MO, a District Sales Manager in Kansas City, MO, a State Sales Manager in Lincoln, NE, a Manager of Marketing Operations and a Regional Sales Manager for Oklahoma, Missouri and Illinois. He has earned the Chartered Life Underwriter and Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow designations through the American College. David graduated from Westminster College, in Fulton, MO with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He serves on the University of Missouri Marketing Advisory Board, the West Plains Civic Center Board, and on the Executive Committee for the Chamber of Commerce Board. He and his wife, Amy,  a 1993 Mizzou graduate, reside in West Plains, MO, with their two children and enjoy travel, golf, and kids activities.