Expert Witness &
Having held a Life and Health license for over thirty years and an Arizona Property and Casualty License for almost four decades, David Mitchell (“David”) has become an advocate of the truth through providing his opinions to help settle insurance court cases. As a well regarded active insurance agency owner since 1982, David Mitchell has been at the forefront in the insurance industry as a contributor to the Arizona Insurance Producer Licensing Exam(s), an Adjunct Instructor, Published Author. For further details please give me a call at 602-938-7579.
DAVID R. MITCHELL
MBA, MA.HR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC)
INSURANCE INDUSTRY AWARDS
- Charles W. Traubel Memorial Award
for high standards of service and integrity
- Archie Mendelsohn Memorial Award
for leadership and mentoring new agents
- Committee Chair of the Year,
Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of AZ
EXPERT WITNESS SERVICES IN ARIZONA
David serves on the Board of Directors for Arizona Justice Center. An organization that provides legal services to the homeless and working poor in Arizona. This is a non-paid position He has worked on cases pro-bono as an expert witness.
David was an Adjunct Professor at Western International University (“WIU”) from 2002 through 2015 and has also taught at DeVry University. At WIU David primarily instructed General Business and Human Resource Courses. He has taught Business Management, General Human Resources, Employment Law, Health and Safety in the Workplace, and Labor Management through various classes at the collegiate level. At the collegiate level, David, has taught both the undergraduate and graduate level courses. At the graduate level, he has taught Intrapreneur/Entrepreneurship. In addition, David taught the Undergraduate Capstone class for several years that included several disciplines.
In 2015, he was hired as an Adjunct Professor to teach at Glendale Community College (hereinafter “GCC”) in their insurance program. He has taught both personal lines and commercial insurance to current and future (and some current licensed producers) insurance producers, claims adjusters, and underwriters.
David continues to serve in a non-paid position on the Northern Arizona University PL Management Advisory Board. He has served on this board since October of 2018.
Ideal Insurance Agency currently belongs to two west valley Chambers of Commerce (Peoria, Surprise and Glendale). The Agency has been a member of the Glendale Chamber of Commerce since 1994. In 1999 the Glendale Chamber of Commerce awarded Ideal Insurance Agency “Partner of the Year Award,” The Agency was given another Award as “Member of the Year” in 2001. In 2005 the Business Journal and the Glendale Chamber of Commerce presented the “All Star Company Award” to Ideal Insurance Agency. In February of 2016 David won the award “Volunteer of the Year” for the Surprise Chamber of Commerce.
David was elected as a non-paid position to the Glendale Chamber of Commerce Board in 2001 for a three-year term and re-elected in 2004 for another three years. In 2004, he served as Chair of the Board as a non-paid position. In July of 2011 David Mitchell was asked to again serve on the Board and was appointed to this position. In 2013 David was elected and in January 2014 began serving as Chair of the Board for the Glendale Chamber of Commerce as a non-paid position. In 2015 David became Past Chair and served on the Board of Directors and Executive Board through 2015. David serves on the Peoria Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. In June of 2019 David was elected to serve as Chair for the Peoria Chamber of Commerce, and he finished his term as Chair on December 1, 2020. He continues to serve the business community on the Board of Directors as a non-paid position.
David was co-chair for the 2017 Hometown Christmas Parade in Glendale and served as co-chair as a non-paid position. It has grown to be the largest parade (number of entries) in Arizona with the proceeds going to Operation Santa Claus and Glendale’s Food Bank “Hope for Hunger” a part of Phoenix Rescue Mission. In 2017 over 100,000 lbs. of food was donated to Hope for Hunger from the Hometown Christmas Parade.
Articles Written and Published include:
Expert Witness Cases Worked in Arizona
INSURANCE INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP
professionals (“CE”) since 2002
Insurance Agents of AZ
Insurance Licenses and several other states
Business Master’s Degrees