David Walters

Principal | Commercial Risk Growth Officer

Phone: 574-245-3574

Fax: 574-236-6399

Email: Dwalters@thegibsonedge.com

David Walters

Professional Experience

David is Gibson's Commercial Risk Growth Officer, a principal, a member of the executive leadership team, and a member of the Board of Directors. As a member of the leadership team, David oversees the strategy and execution of Gibson’s client and employee experience. Prior to becoming Practice Leader in late 2017, David spent the first six years of his career developing, training on, and delivering the company’s proprietary Sightline process.

Prior to joining Gibson in 2011, David attended Indiana State University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Insurance & Risk Management. 


  • Associate in Risk Management (ARM)
  • Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI)
  • Certified Authority on Workers’ Compensation (CAWC)


  • 2015 Michiana Forty Under 40
  • 2015 Business Insurance of America “Young Gun” Award Recipient

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Joseph County
  • Chairman Emeritus, Northern Indiana Workforce Board (NIWB)
  • Leadership South Bend/Mishawaka Class of XL
  • Leadership Marshall County Class of XVII
  • Former Committee Member, Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG)
  • Former Corporate Mentor, Indiana State University
  • Former Member, Advisory Council for Young Professionals Network (YPN) of South Bend/Mishawaka
  • Former Member, Planning Committee for Youth Services Bureau of St. Joseph County
  • Former Member, Development Committee for United Way of St. Joseph County

Specialty Areas

  • Executive Leadership
  • Strategic Planning
  • Operational Excellence
  • Cost Containment
  • Risk Management Advisement


  • Indiana State University | Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science degree in Insurance and Risk Management