Paul A. "Andy" Crider
Paul A. “Andy” Crider, President, has over 25 years of insurance experience in employee benefits with focus on enrollment and administrative services. He developed the CIS consolidated billing process as well as the coordinating of enrollments. Prior to entering the insurance field, he was Promotions Director for M Magazine with Fairchild Publications in New York City. Andy was also list manager for Chilcutt Direct Marketing where he worked with client companies REI, Bass Pro, Gander Mountain, and J. Peterman. His responsibilities included the management of each company’s database, as well as marketing the list rental for these companies, and others. Andy holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Texas Wesleyan University.
Calvin L. Crider
Crider Insurance Services, Inc. was founded in 1990 by Calvin L. Crider, who had been Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer for Great American Reserve Life Insurance Company in Dallas, Texas. When the insurance company was sold to an Indiana corporation, Mr. Crider founded CIS. Crider Insurance Services was incorporated in 1995. Mr. Crider has over 50 years of insurance experience, primarily with employee benefits for public sector employers. He was a teacher, coach, and Texas State Teachers Association staff member prior to entering the insurance industry. Mr. Crider received his B.S. from Texas Wesleyan University, and his M.S. from Sam Houston State University. Calvin retired from CIS in 2020, and is now enjoying a well-deserved break.
Monica Crider joined CIS in 2002. She received a B.S. from Baylor University and is a Certified Public Accountant. She worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in public accounting where she was responsible for the insurance client tax filings. Additionally, she worked for State General Insurance Company where she filed all of the IRS and state insurance department filings for multiple states. Monica is in charge of accounting, including overseeing the consolidated billing service, licensing, state insurance department relations, and compliance with IRS and insurance department regulations.