Craig Hilton, THE BUCKNER COMPANY

Craig Hilton, THE BUCKNER COMPANY

Client advisor
THE BUCKNER COMPANY

Craig Hilton began his career in 1987 with GL Insurance Agency, working alongside his father and uncle. Before long, Hilton had developed a good book of business, primarily with contractors and community banks. After his father retired in 1990 and his uncle retired in 1992, the agency was purchased by First Security Bank, followed by Wells Fargo Bank. In 2002, Hilton joined The Buckner Company– a decision he calls “one of the best moves in my career.”

Hilton has since expanded his footprint into hospitals, large restaurant groups ,financial institutions and tech companies.Last year, he reached $1 million in revenueby “more actively participating with trade associations and visiting my clients face-to-face more often,” he says. “There is no substitute for personal face-to-face service. Becoming a part of your clients ’advisory team is key.”