Tyler Asher serves as President, Safeco Insurance.
Asher has been with Safeco since 1999 and has served in a variety of roles spanning finance, accounting, management reporting and analysis. As part of the company’s innovation efforts, Asher’s team recently delivered Safeco’s “Insurance Advisor” skill for Amazon Alexa; becoming the first insurance carrier to enable consumers to navigate the insurance process simply by using their voice.
In his role as President, Asher has oversight of Safeco’s distribution operations. Safeco’s 2015 revenue was nearly $8 billion – making the company the second largest writer of property and casualty insurance in the independent agency channel.
Asher is active in the Seattle community, supporting several health and human service organizations. He also works with the Accounting Careers Awareness Program, a non-profit dedicated to encouraging inner-city youth to look at careers in business, finance, and accounting.
Asher holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Washington.