President, IMA | Waldman Texas
Stephen A. Waldman received his BBA with a major in risk management and insurance from the University of Texas at Austin. In 1973, he joined Waldman Bros to specialize in commercial and personal property and casualty insurance. Today, Waldman currently serves as the company’s board chair and chief executive officer. During his tenure at Waldman Bros and with more than 40 years of experience, Waldman has developed unmatched skills in his area of expertise to become one of the most respected and knowledgeable property and casualty experts in the industry.
Waldman is a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter with experience in personal lines, commercial casualty, commercial property, professional liability, executive suite products and insurance and financial services firm management.
An innovative thinker and great listener, Waldman is dedicated to nurturing long-term client relationships. As a result, he maintains a number of second and even third generation families among Waldman Bros’ clientele. He routinely goes the extra mile to ensure clients receive a highly personalized level of care and, in turn, clients know they can rely on his wealth of experience to recommend the appropriate coverage or course of action.
With a passion for advancing the goals of numerous philanthropic organizations, Waldman takes an active role in the community. A past president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, his community service has also included leadership roles with the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation, the Dallas Jewish Community Center, Congregation Shearith Israel, Texas Friends of Rabin Medical Center, the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas and participation with the Lone Star Chapter of the National MS Society.
Waldman is the immediate past board chair of the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance. In 2015, he received Dallas Business Journal’s Outstanding Director Award as well as Business Council for the Arts’ Obelisk Award in the category of arts leadership in recognition of his great work with the Dallas Holocaust Museum and community involvement.