Thomas D. Cassady is president and CEO of USI Midwest, LLC, which is a part of USI Insurances Services, a national insurance brokerage firm. His offices of responsibility include Cincinnati, Chicago, St. Louis, Cleveland, Dayton, Ft. Wayne, Elkhart, Overland Park, Erie, Grand Rapids, Moline, Wichita and Columbus. He entered the insurance field shortly after graduating from the University of Cincinnati. Mr. Cassady has earned professional designations as Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU); Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU); and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC). He was a trustee of the Independent Insurance Agents of Ohio and a member and past president of the Cincinnati Insurance Board. He founded Queen City Insurance, which he sold to USI in 1999.
Mr. Cassady has been active in the Cincinnati community, serving on the Board of Directors for Beech Acres Parenting Center (where he was President 2007-09). He has served on the Board of Advisors for UC’s McMicken College of Arts and Sciences and Beta Theta Pi International Fraternity as Vice President and General Secretary (1988-1992). He is former President of the boards of both Mount Notre Dame High School and The Milford Spiritual Center’s Board.
A 1976 graduate of the University of Cincinnati, where he majored in history, Mr. Cassady was active in numerous extracurricular organizations. He was president of Beta Theta Pi, attorney general of student government and vice-president of the Inter-fraternity Council. He became a member of Cincinnatus, Men of Metro, Sigma Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) and was awarded the Fisher-Krieder award for the greek man of the year in 1976.
Mr. Cassady is married with four children. His wife Karen, sons Dan and Todd, father Harold, and sisters Trisha and Molly all graduated from UC.