Keith Allred

Vice President

3060 South Church Street Po Box 286
Burlington, NC 27215
Phone:  (800) 334-5579

Keith Allred joined TAPCO Underwriters in 1991 and serves as Vice President. He is responsible for overseeing all underwriting operations for all TAPCO offices as well as the various business operations. Contributing to his strong insurance background, prior to joining TAPCO, he worked at a retail agency where he solicited and wrote commercial and personal lines insurance. He also worked as an underwriter at the home office of an insurance company and has been responsible for underwriting truckers’ insurance with Seaboard Underwriters.

Keith received the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation in 1996 and the Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI) designation in 1998. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1988 from Appalachian State University, where he majored in Risk Management and Insurance, as well as Business Management. He also received a Certificate of General Insurance in 1988. He currently holds a North Carolina Property and Casualty license as well as a North Carolina Surplus Lines license. He also holds numerous non-resident licenses in other states. He is also a past instructor for the North Carolina Property and Casualty pre-licensing course, as well as the CPCU and ASLI courses. As an associate member of Gamma Iota Sigma Insurance Fraternity, he is active in professional organizations, including WSIA as well as numerous states Professional Insurance Agents Associations and Independent Insurance Agents Associations.


TAPCO Underwriters, Inc. is an Excess and Surplus Lines MGA dedicated to providing fast, accurate and unparalleled service made possible by our cutting-edge technology and our exceptional staff of friendly, highly-trained customer service representatives. In-house authority exists for all types of Commercial Property, General Liability, Special Events, Inland Marine, Vacant Properties, Builder's Risk, and Liquor Liability.

We offer fast and courteous telephone phone quotes and binders, as well as instant email copies of the quotes and binders. With just a single 5 minute call our underwriters have the ability to search the market for all available companies for your account, navigate you through multiple quotes collected from a multitude of carriers, and narrow the selection in real time to best fit the needs of your client.

Our goal is to be the "logical choice" for all your Excess and Surplus Lines needs. Please contact our office at 1-800-334-5579 for your next Excess and Surplus Lines quote and see for yourself why TAPCO is the “logical choice.” Please visit our web site at for additional details.