Our People - Jeff Cross

Jeff Cross


Jeff has been a member of Wortham's Houston practice since 1992. He is Manager of the Houston office's Personal Insurance Department and head of its Nonprofit Organization practice.

Prior to joining Wortham, Jeff was a partner in a local Houston agency for 14 years 


BA, Washington & Lee University

MBA, The University of Texas at Austin

Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter 

Areas of Expertise

501c Nonprofit organizations

Nonprofit Directors and Officers Liability

Special Event Liability

Performing Arts Groups

Private Clubs and Social Service Organizations

High Net Worth Individual Insurance

Family Risk Management and Insurance Programs 

Career Highlights / Accomplishments

Power Broker of 2009 in Risk Management Magazine (Finalist) 

Industry and Community Involvement

Independent Insurance Agents of Houston, Board Member and Past President

Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter Society (Houston), Board Member and Past President

The Briar Club Board Member and Past President

United Way of Houston Management Assistance Program Faculty Member (teach nonprofit risk management and insurance)

University of Houston Graduate School of Social Work Teacher for Seminars in nonprofit insurance and risk management