Phillip Wigginton

President & Founder – Preferred Professional Solutions LLC

Phillip founded Preferred Professional Solutions LLC (PPS LLC) in 2024, a risk management and consulting firm whose mission is to help support the insurance industry with a better understanding individual risks, and work with clients to improve management programs that impact safety and loss performance. PPS LLC supports the transportation, construction, and oil and gas industries.

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. After leaving the department 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.

Prior to founding PPS LLC, Phillip lead the Risk Management Services team for Nationwide E&S Wholesale/Commercial Auto, a group of highly qualified consultants that worked with insured trucking companies on industry best practices and regulatory compliance.
Phillip holds a Master of Business Administration, a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Health and Safety, a Certified Safety Professional designation (CSP), and a Transportation Risk Specialist designation (TRS).