Phillip Wigginton

National Director – Risk Management Services – Nationwide E&S/Specialty

Phillip leads the Risk Management Services team for Nationwide E&S Wholesale/Commercial Auto, which is a group of highly qualified consultants that work with insured trucking companies on industry best practices and regulatory compliance.

Phillip began his career with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice at the age of 19 as a correctional officer and obtained his CDL at 21. After that, he moved to the transportation department, driving trucks and training inmates in the operation of trucks for the next seven years. He later went to work for the Texas Department of Public Safety as an investigator, conducting DOT compliance review audits and commercial vehicle inspections. Just prior to coming to work with Nationwide, he owned and operated a DOT consulting company and worked for an engineering firm as an HSE/DOT specialist where he was responsible for the safety management of 50 DOT-regulated vehicles and helped oversee the safety of over 1,000 employees.