PO Box 266736
Weston , Florida 33326
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Tom Kallman is a longtime insurance professional, public servant and civic activist in the City of Weston and Broward County. He was elected to the City of Weston Commission in 2012 without opposition, after serving as chair of the City’s Business Tax Board.
Kallman is principal and President of Kallman Insurance Agency, a company he started four years after moving to Weston in 1994. He is has not only built a successful business, but has become a leader in the community.
Tom sits on the board of the Weston Arts Council and is a director and former chairman of the Weston Business Council, an organization he helped establish in 2001. A proud member of the Rotary Club of Weston since 1998, he created and produced a major fundraising event called “Free Concert in the Park,” which has grown into one of the largest free outdoor concerts in all of Broward County. He has chaired the event each year since its inception in 2005.
In 2009, he was appointed by the Broward School Board as its only countywide citizen representative to the Broward County Value Adjustment Board. A few years before, he was appointed by the Florida Bar to a three-year term on the 17th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, which investigates possible lawyer misconduct and makes recommendations on discipline. He was one of three non-lawyers on the Committee.
Kallman maintains his close ties to The University of Miami Hurricanes by having served as a Committee Member for The UM Sports Hall of Fame. He also spent several years on UM’s Hurricane Club Board of Directors.
In his professional life, Tom has been in the commercial insurance business since 1980, and earned a degree from Ithaca College in New York. Tom worked as an insurance adjuster in Miami settling complex claims for Holiday Inn Corp, Greyhound Bus Lines, McDonalds Corp, Calder Race Course and many others. He moved back to Poughkeepsie, NY in 1983 to join his family’s insurance agency. Kallman returned to South Florida in 1986 to accept a position as an officer with a large well-known agency. He left that job a decade later to start Kallman Insurance in Weston, which insures property and casualty risks for businesses and individuals, including lawyers professional liability.
A leader in the insurance industry, he chaired a number of committees for the Florida Association of Insurance Agents. One of the committees he spearheaded created a landmark program that allowed agents who lived in areas devastated by hurricanes to get back up and running immediately after a storm to handle claims. Tom has also been a featured speaker at the Governor’s Hurricane Conference and FEMA’s National Hurricane Conference, and is a go-to source for media reports on insurance issues.