Jim Skeen Jr. was founding president and CEO of Lockton San Diego, the first global insurance broker to build its own office locally from the ground up rather than by acquisition. He joined Lockton in 2002 and the team now includes more than 75 associates.
Skeen long served as a member of the Lockton Pacific Series Executive Committee, accountable for its sustained growth and profitability through its nine west coast offices. He has provided decades of continuous board service, for both corporate and non-profit organizations, focused on enterprise opportunity and results.
Skeen has over 40 years of experience successfully navigating complex Risk Factor solutions for verticals such as AIML, Basic Research, Communications, Construction, Cybersecurity, Defense, Healthcare, Hospitality, Life Sciences, M&A, Real Estate, Retail, Technology, and Workforce Solutions. He has built a successful practice leading client advocate teams delivering superior results and service through evolutionary cycles.
Skeen dedicates significant time and expertise to Cyber Risk awareness, education, collaboration and workforce development between corporate, government and academic partners. He is a founding board member of the San Diego Cyber Center of Excellence and currently serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors. In addition, Skeen serves as Private Sector Engagement Partner to the FBI; on the Board of Advisors to Mira Costa College, CSIT; as a Member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary and San Diego CISO Roundtable; and mentor to The Honor Foundation, coaching senior members of the U.S. Special Operations community during transition to the private sector.
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