Terry Ledbetter




Dallas, Texas

Terry Ledbetter co-founded State National Companies in 1973 and has served as State National’s Chairman, CEO, and President during his tenure.  Terry led the company to a NASDAQ Global Market Select listing in 2014.  As a public company, State National thrived as it continued to prove the value of its business model.  Markel Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, acquired State National in November of 2017.

Terry retired from State National Companies at the end of 2019.  Currently, under the umbrella of the Ledbetter Family Office, he is involved in Leadership Coaching, Philanthropy, and Investing.

Terry enjoys many activities with his wife, Laurie, including travel.  He delights in his relationships with his children, grandchildren, and with many friends.