McKeel Hagerty is the 2016-2017 YPO Chairman, the organization’s highest elected office. A member of the YPO West Michigan Chapter in the East Central U.S. region, on 1 July 2016, Hagerty became the 65th YPO chairman.
Hagerty is the president and CEO of Hagerty Insurance, a company that offers auto insurance as well as services designed for the classic car collector, including hobby-related resources, articles and videos.
His love for cars began at an early age and inspired him to join the family business in 1995. Under his leadership, Hagerty Insurance is one of the most recognizable brands in classic car insurance and an industry leader.
“YPO is committed to enriching each member’s lifelong journey of leadership, growth and significance through education and idea exchange. After 65 years of connecting business leaders around the world, YPO continues its tradition of being the premier global network of its kind and McKeel is the ideal leader to set the path for our next generation of leaders,” says 2015-2016 YPO Chairman Santiago Sanchez, from Guadalajara, Mexico.
“For 15 years, YPO has been a part of my life, and it is an honor to take this next step and serve as the 2016-2017 YPO chairman,” says Hagerty.