Brent Butler named Nanbo Insurance president

Posted on Jun 03 2021

Brent Butler

HAGÅTÑA, Guam—Nanbo Insurance Underwriters announced the promotion of Brent Butler as NANBO’s new [resident. Butler previously served as the company’s general manager for the past four years.

At its annual board meeting held on May 13, the NANBO Guam, Ltd.’s board of directors appointed Butler as NANBO’s third president in the company’s 53 years on Guam. Butler officially stepped into his new role last June 1.

NANBO chair P. Sonny Ada stated, “NANBO’s board of directors is proud to announce Brent Butler as NANBO’s president. We are appreciative of Brent’s hard work and dedication throughout his years at NANBO, and his strong leadership these past four years has helped to position NANBO as a customer-centered insurance company that cares for its community and environment.”

“I am humbled and grateful to serve NANBO and its private and commercial customers in this new role,” Butler said. “This past year, our team worked together to find ways that we can better service our customers. We are headed toward our greatest mission yet — to do our part to support the reopening of the economy and our customers as they rebuild financially.”

Additionally, Butler looks forward to introducing more improvements that ultimately benefit NANBO’s customers. The company announced in February its enhanced touchless and online service channels designed to keep customers safe. NANBO has also placed greater effort on adopting more sustainable practices, such as offering incentives for hybrid and electric car owners. NANBO will be offering new solar incentives for homeowners this year.

Before joining NANBO in 2009, Butler worked as an auditor for nine years at Ernst & Young, LLP. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in business administration, with an emphasis in accounting, from San Francisco State University. Throughout his career, Butler has attained the following professional designations: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), and Associate in Fidelity & Surety Bonding (AFSB). An accomplished and competitive athlete, Butler is a father of four and has been married to his wife, Zhen, for 15 years.

Nanbo Insurance Underwriters has been serving Guam for more than 50 years by providing reliable and affordable home, auto, motorcycle, and business insurance. Nanbo Guam Ltd. was established in 1968 jointly by the Pete Ada and Eddie Terlaje families of Guam, J.C. Tenorio Enterprises of Saipan, and Nanyo Boeki Kaisha of Japan. Nanbo Insurance Underwriters was established in 1969 and currently serves as general agent for Tokio Marine Pacific Insurance Limited and Pacific Guardian Life Insurance Company. Nanbo was named Guam Business Hall of Fame-2018 Business Laureate by the Guam Chamber of Commerce for its leadership in the insurance industry and its contributions to the community. NANBO is committed to providing residents and businesses on Guam with exceptional Håfa Adai customer service. NANBO is located in the Nanbo Guahan Building at 250 Route 4 in Hagåtña. For more information, visit or call 671-477-9754. (PR)

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