Former Insurance Commissioner, South Carolina and Texas
Eleanor Kitzman is the CEO/co-founder of MyStrongHome, PBC, which provides construction, finance and insurance services to coastal homeowners. Ms. Kitzman served as insurance commissioner in both her adopted home state of South Carolina and her home state of Texas. She also served as Executive Director of the South Carolina Budget & Control Board, and as a Special Deputy Receiver for the Louisiana Department of Insurance.
In addition to her stints in public service, Ms. Kitzman worked for Goldman Sachs and Starr Companies in New York, several other property & casualty insurance/reinsurance companies, and founded Driver’s Choice Insurance Services in South Carolina. Ms. Kitzman began her professional career as an attorney in Austin.
Ms. Kitzman received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston and her law degree from South Texas College of Law. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and South Carolina and is a licensed insurance agent in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina and Texas.