James Cogdill
Sales Executive

Knoxville, TN

Experienced & Committed

With 11 years of experience in the insurance industry, James specializes in construction, builders’ risk, bonds, and general business. James was inspired to pursue a career in insurance due to his passion for helping others. He had the privilege of being mentored by a guiding figure who emphasized the importance of building strong relationships and utilizing knowledge to overcome challenges. Together with his dedicated team, James is committed to delivering exceptional service to clients through providing honest, genuine care, and continuous education, ensuring they provide the most knowledgeable advice and support possible.

James is actively involved in several professional affiliations, including the Rotary Club, Helen Ross McNab Center, Tennessee Road Builders Association (TRBA), Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), and the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA).  Beyond his professional pursuits, James enjoys spending quality time with his wife and two daughters. Additionally, he enjoys attending sporting events, playing golf, and fishing.

On Propel

“Propel is a great representation of my moral and ethical standards – teamwork, honesty and positive relationships built on experiences. We strive to provide insights and solutions that instill confidence in individuals and companies working with our team.”