As a Vice President with Lovitt & Touché, Brian Wilder specializes in commercial insurance and surety, combining his United States Air Force service and business acumen to produce customized solutions that range from captive insurance programs and loss sensitive plans to traditional placements. He focuses on client advocacy and collaboration to maximize client profitability.
Prior to joining Lovitt & Touché in 2011, Brian served 12 years as an active duty F-16 pilot, leading combat missions and becoming a decorated flight instructor. He continues to serve as a Lieutenant Colonel reservist in the 944th Operations Group at Luke Air Force Base.
Brian is engaged in the community, serving as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Joe Foss Institute, the Chairman of the Board of the Civics Proficiency Institute, a member of the Fiesta Bowl Committee and a founding member of Suns Charities 88. He also supports the FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association.
Additionally, Brian is active in the Construction Management Financial Association, Arizona Builders’ Alliance, American Subcontractors Association, Associated General Contractors of America and the Surety Association of Arizona. In 2015, Brian was honored as one of the Phoenix Business Journal’s 40 under 40, in part for his commitment to community and demonstrated leadership.
Brian graduated from the University of Arizona, holds an MBA from Touro University Worldwide and has earned a Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designation.
As a native Arizonan, Brian has strong state ties and is proud to raise his family in Phoenix. In his spare time, Brian enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and two children.