CAW E23: Chris Gordon; Vice President-Employee Benefits Consultant for Crest insurance

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Matt has a great interview with Chris Gordon Vice President-Employee Benefits Consultant for Crest insurance. Chris spent time in England and Australia before settling back in their hometown Tucson with his English bride.

About Chris Gordon

A Tucson native, Chris returned to the community after graduating from Northern Arizona University and living overseas in England. 

Chris Gordon is a Vice President and Employee Benefits consultant with Crest Insurance Group, where he has been advising clients since 2012.  With nearly 20 years of industry experience across both large, publicly-traded consultancies as well as Tucson-owned and headquartered Crest, he has worked with companies and non-profit organizations throughout the region to maintain regulatory compliance and provide attractive recruiting and retention strategies to their workforce.

 A Tucson native, Chris returned to the community after graduating from Northern Arizona University and living overseas in England.  Married with two daughters, he is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys upland bird and big game hunting, fishing, hiking, and scuba diving.

Crest Insurance is the largest locally-owned and operated insurance brokerage in Southern Arizona, and one of the top-100 insurance agencies in the United States.  Recognized as an industry leader with offices in Arizona, California, and Colorado, their experienced insurance experts provide cost-effective solutions for the complex industries that drive our local economy.

In addition to assisting businesses throughout the Southwest with their commercial insurance, workers compensation, and employee health insurance plans, Crest’s team is also happy to assist its Tucson neighbors with personal coverage including homeowners, auto, and life insurance.
(520) 784-7651


Matt NelsonSenior Vice PresidentCrest Insurance Group 

Matt is a Senior Vice President
 at Crest Insurance Group in Tucson, consulting with companies to identify and implement insurance, risk management, and employee benefits solutions.  With more than 15 years of industry experience, he has served as a keynote speaker on the healthcare industry, leadership, workplace culture, and risk management for professional organizations throughout Southern Arizona, including the City of Tucson, Greater Tucson Leadership, the Financial Executives and Affiliates of Tucson, and the CEO Roundtable of Tucson. 

Matt is an active member in the Tucson community, having served as a Non-Commissioned Officer in the Arizona Army National Guard and volunteering with multiple local organizations, including as Treasurer and a Big Brother with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Southern Arizona, a volunteer with the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona, Chair of the Pima County JTED’s Business and Industry Council, a builder with Habitat for Humanity and many other local youth charities. 

Phone: 520.784.7636 

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