USI Southwest, Inc.
9811 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77024
d. (281) 667-0630
Senior Vice President
Creating competitive advantages through Risk Management & Insurance
Kirk Jelinek is a seasoned insurance broker and risk manager with 30+ years’ experience designing, implementing, and driving results through innovative financial techniques.
He received his BBA in Risk Management & Insurance from the University of Georgia (#1 ranked RMI program) and his MBA from the University of Connecticut. He also holds elevated industry designations - Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC).
Kirk served as Corporate Risk Manager for Holiday Inn (Intercontinental), Harrah’s Entertainment (Caesar’s Entertainment), and Hilton brands: Embassy Suites, Hampton Inns and Suites, and Homewood Suites.
He also served as Vice President Risk Strategist for Security Capital - investee in 18 public and private REITs including Prologis, Archstone, Regency Centers, Storage USA, and others.
Kirk leverages USI’s ONE Advantage by taking 150 years of company experience and the expertise of over 8,000 professionals serving 500,000 clients to achieve the lowest cost of risk.
He and his team customize superior Property & Casualty insurance solutions for each client. USI is a top ten insurance broker as ranked by Business Insurance based on revenue generated by U.S. based clients.