Brent Howell

Brent Howell

Vice President – Employee Benefits / Shareholder


Brent Howell joined Watkins Insurance Group in September of 2012 as Vice President of Employee Benefits and is a partner in the agency. Having established himself as a respected Group Benefits Consultant for four years prior, Brent brings valuable and insightful skills to an already stellar Watkins Employee Benefits team. He specializes in innovative cost/plan management solutions including 3-year plans to curve rising program costs. A member of AHRMA, Brent’s experienced use of strategic and analytical measures allow him to skillfully negotiate carrier terms and conditional renewals.

Brent has a deep appreciation for listening and learning about his client’s objectives. It is his goal to see that organization’s benefit objectives are met and exceeded, by providing tailored consulting and servicing that eases the burden of his client’s own administrative HR resources.

Howell holds a BBA from Texas A&M University where he played baseball throughout his college career. He enjoys hunting, fishing and coaching his kids’ youth soccer teams. His “most favorite” times are those spent with his wife and three daughters.