Eleanor Kitzman served is an insurance regulatory consultant and expert witness based in Austin, TX.
Kitzman is an attorney, seasoned insurance executive and entrepreneur. She is the founder of Resolute
Underwriters, LLC, a Texas-based start-up that will leverage the homeowners insurance relationship to
promote, incentivize and facilitate mitigation, particularly roof replacement to the IBHS FORTIFIED
Home™ standards in coastal areas. Kitzman served as insurance commissioner in Texas from 2011 to
2013 and was Director of Insurance in South Carolina from 2005 to 2007. She also served as Executive
Director of the South Carolina Budget & Control Board. In addition to her stints in public service, Ms.
Kitzman worked for Goldman Sachs and Starr Companies in New York, several other property & casualty
insurance/ reinsurance companies.
Ms. Kitzman began her professional career as an attorney in the Austin office of Akin Gump. She
received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston and her law degree from South Texas
College of Law. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and South Carolina and is a licensed insurance
agent in Texas.