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Everything we do points in one direction — we are a specialty insurance carrier that creates solutions beyond the expected, so you can succeed beyond convention.

See it, achieve it

We are fully engaged in helping people reach their full potential. That goes for our partners and customers, our communities and ourselves. Here are some insights into how we lead, how we help, and how we make good things happen.

Leadership and Board of Directors

Our executive management and board of directors are taking us to new heights. Meet our leadership team and get to know why.


We understand the importance of community involvement. Take a look at some of the ways we give back to the communities in which we live and work.

News and Events

Here you’ll find all the news at Skyward Specialty. Browse our news and events to stay up to date on all the latest happenings.

Our Mission and Vision

Everything we do for our customers and partners is geared to fulfilling our Mission: We spark people’s potential by shrewdly shifting specialty risk to a safer place.

This allows us to fulfill our Vision: Skyward Specialty is the specialty insurance company where great people want to work, the best partners and customers bring their business, and top-tier performance ensues.

For more insight into Skyward Specialty, watch our Chief People and Administrative Officer, Tom Schmitt, discuss how our mission is central to what we do each and every day. 

Our Values

One thing you’ll notice immediately about our values – they are actions. This is what we strive for every day to make ourselves better, so we can serve you better.

Grow personally and professionally
We are committed to bettering ourselves and supporting that same spirit in each other, and we have fun doing it.
Rise above the usual
We go farther to gain the insight it takes to find better answers and create the right solutions.
Engage in inclusion
We avidly seek a rich diversity of thought, backgrounds, and perspectives.
Act in good faith
We are transparent, honest and accountable to ourselves and each other, no matter what.
Transcend the self
We are high-achieving individuals who are humble enough to know that teamwork takes us even higher.

Skyward Specialty By The Numbers

Skyward Specialty is a property and casualty insurance holding company formed in 2007 with nearly a billion dollars in premium and $2BN in assets. Our subsidiary insurance companies consist of Houston Specialty Insurance Company; Imperium Insurance Company; Great Midwest Insurance Company; Oklahoma Specialty Insurance Company; and Boston Indemnity Company, Inc. These insurance companies are rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. 

Our Agility Creates Our Advantage

Our platform is nimble, flexible, and adaptable so that it can be used for a variety of applications. Best of all, its agility doesn’t come at the expense of functionality. Our true secret weapon, however, is the people who make it go. Our “super users” know how to best leverage these platforms because they have deep specialty insurance experience.

Why does all this matter? Because when we pair our technology with our highly experienced team, we achieve better outcomes for our clients. Simply put, our agility sets us apart from the competition.


Everyone in the insurance realm wants to find new and better ways to overcome risk so they can achieve more. Brokers, agents, underwriters, insureds, everyone. This is the environment we create at Skyward Specialty. We combine our deep experience and bold plans for the future to facilitate success at a higher level. For everyone we serve, ours is a culture of winning. Work with us and you’ll feel it.

Join the Team

Do you think bigger than the common insurance mentality? Do you want to make an exponential difference in customer success? How about your own success? Then perhaps you should take your career to Skyward Specialty.

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