Byrum W. Teekell, ChFC, CLU, JD

Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board

Byrum W. Teekell is Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Teekell Company, Inc. After graduating from the LSU Law Center in 1951 with a BA and JD, Byrum entered the life insurance business with his father, Walker Teekell, CLU. He has been active in the business since 1952, having attained his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) in 1953 and his Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation subsequently.

Byrum has served as President of The Louisiana Life Underwriters Association and Regional Vice President of The Association for Advanced Life Underwriters. He has also served in many capacities in numerous professional and civic organizations. He was a Life and Qualifying Member of The Million Dollar Round Table for more than 50 years. He has served on many business and bank boards and is currently serving as a board member of Miami International Holdings, Inc., parent company of The Miami Options Exchange.