Tom Swayne, CLU, RHU, REBC, CASL
Tom is a 1975 University of South Carolina graduate with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Insurance and Economic Security. Tom began his insurance career with Equity Life as Vice President of Claims. In 1978, Tom joined the David M. Gilston Insurance Agency, Inc., in the capacity of Sales Manager and currently serves as President. Under his direction, the agency grew and has been the #1 agency in the state for BlueCross BlueShield of SC for the past 24 years for individual and small group business. Tom possesses his LA&H license and is a South Carolina Department of Insurance sanctioned Certified Instructor for continuing education and teaches courses throughout the state promoting professionalism of the insurance community in South Carolina. He is an active member of several leading health and life insurance organizations including: National Association of Health Underwriters, the South Carolina Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, and the Charleston Association of Life Underwriters. He served as a representative for the Lowcountry Association of Health Underwriters on the Well Region of Charleston Steering Committee. Tom is also a member of the Agents’ Advisory Council for Carolina Care Plan. He is a current member of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of SC’s President’s Honor Council and Agents’ Advisory Council.