J Scott Burke is the President of National Underwriting Service, LLC. He is licensed as a Life and Health Agent in multiple states and as a Funeral Director in Kentucky.
Scott began his career in 1996 working directly with Funeral Homes, marketing pre-arranged funeral plans and setting up insurance-based funeral trusts. By 1998 he was recognized as a leader in the funeral industry by Forethought Life Insurance Company. In 1999 He was named the Funeral Pre-Arrangement Counselor of the Year by Service Corporation International, the largest consolidator of Funeral Homes and Cemeteries in the United States.
Scott was a featured speaker at the 2001 Tennessee Funeral Home and Cemetery owners annual convention. He was also one of only six agents nationwide to earn the Presidents Club Award by Fortis/Assurant Life Insurance Company that year.
Scott was an active member of the MDRT®, the Million Dollar Round Table of Financial Professionals, from 2008 through 2013.
In 2010, Southern Indiana’s largest hospital group approached Scott to open a Medicare Insurance brokerage to serve the needs of their patients and families. He operated this from 2010 through 2016 under the name Deaconess Senior Solutions. The brokerage continues today under the name Senior Benefits of Evansville, IN, under the direction of Scott’s wife Jo Burke, MBA, CPA. Scott was the featured speaker at 51 of the Medicare Educational Seminars at the Deaconess Hospital locations between 2011 through 2016.
In 2013 Scott became the co-founder and president of National Underwriting Service, LLC. NUS is an insurance brokerage working with senior market focused life insurance agents in 35 states. They are the top producing IMO (Independent Marketing Organization) for Family Benefit Life Insurance Company, Trinity Life Insurance Company, and KSKJ Life Insurance Company. They additionally work with over 20 life insurance and Medicare Insurance companies to serve the needs of families throughout the United States.