Our People - George "Bubba" Sykes

George "Bubba" Sykes


Bubba has been a member of Wortham's Austin office since 2007. He primarily serves clients in Real Estate, Professional Services, Contractor, Non-Profit, Technology and High End Personal Lines accounts.

Bubba's main areas of expertise are Property, Professional Liability and complex Casualty coverages.

Prior to joining Wortham, he gained seven years of experience in commercial lending before entering the insurance business in 1990 with Nieman Hanks Puryear/Frost Insurance.


BBA, Finance and Real Estate, The University of Texas at Austin

Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) 1993

Certified Risk Manager (CRM) 1999

Areas of Expertise

Real Estate

Professional Services




High End Personal Lines




Career Highlights / Accomplishments

Independent Agents of Austin (IIAA) 2009, President

Agency Advisors Council Independent Agents of Texas (IIAT), Member

Agent advisory councils with various independent agencies and carriers

Industry and Community Involvement

Associated Contractors of Central Texas Board of Directors

Trusted Choice Big I Golf Classic – 2012 Task Force Member

YMCA Austin Former President Board of Directors

Promise Land West Church, Austin, Original Member, Volunteer on several committees