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Brian Schrift


Senior Search Consultant, Insurance

Since joining TCG in 2006, Brian has proven that he excels in building strong client partnerships and candidate relationships. With over 20 years of combined experience in the insurance and recruitment industries and over $7 million in sales during his career at TCG, Brian understands market changes and the factors that drive them.

In 2010, he was recognized as MRI’s “Pillar of the Eastern Region,” and in 2014 and 2015, he was named the #2 Team in the Eastern Region. In 2016, Brian was named #3 in the Eastern Region and #10 globally. He is also a seven-time national MRI “Pacesetter.”

Brian has been invited as a speaker for several Mutual Insurance Company Associations’ regional conferences and has been an integral contributor at President/CEO and HR Roundtables. He is currently on the PAMIC HR Committee, as well as the VAMIC Advisory Committee and regularly consults with clients to advise them on succession planning, automation integration, and forecasting. | 717-207-8952


“The Carlisle Group and Brian Schrift provided prompt, professional and thorough service during a successful search to fill an opening in our Executive Management Team. I would highly recommend The Carlisle Group to any insurance company looking to hire quality employees.”

Dave Corsini -- Chief Executive Officer, Farmers Mutual Insurance Company

“Having worked with numerous insurance recruiting firms in the past, I can honestly say that Brian Schrift and The Carlisle Group are the best in their field. They are responsive, professional and very knowledgeable. I enthusiastically recommend them.”

Chandler F. Cox, Jr., CPCU -- President/CEO, American Mining Insurance Company

“I had never used a recruiter before and this was the first time we had hired a senior level position. Brian Schrift was a real business partner, found out what I needed and provided much better, screened candidates than I was getting via any other method. He helped us raise our expectations and provided a candidate that will help Farmers become a better Company. Of the dozen or so recruiters that call me, none can compare to Brian.”

Kent W. Jones CPA, CPCU, ARe, AIAF, CPIA -- President/CEO, Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance Co. of Salem County

“Brian Schrift provided our company with very qualified candidates for two Management level positions. (He) was very professional and responsive in our search. I would recommend Brian and The Carlisle Group if you are looking for insurance professionals.”

Foster L. Sirbaugh Jr. -- President/CEO, Farmers & Mechanics Insurance Companies


"Brian has been very thorough in describing the company and providing information on the position. We had an in-depth of my background and desires going forward. Brian is very timely as had been everyone I have worked with at TCG. I appreciate the thoroughness of the vetting done by TCG. Further, I can't say how impressed I am with the timeliness of TCG representatives in setting up interviews and then providing feedback. I have worked with other recruiters and nobody has come close to matching TCG's service levels. It is a pleasure working with (this) organization."

David Curtain -- Underwriting Executive

"Brian reached out to me via LinkedIn, and within hours we had our first phone conversation. I appreciate the responsiveness. I was surprised to hear Brian was so knowledgeable in his responses to my industry specific questions. He has obviously taken the time to become very familiar with the companies he represents."

Berkley Driskill -- Production Underwriter

“Brian was very responsive and eager to help. He spent a lot of time helping me understand the position and even offered me some resume and interview tips that were extremely helpful.”

Andrea Savedge -- Commercial Lines Underwriting Supervisor, Alfa Alliance

“I would definitely recommend TCG to anyone looking for a first class recruiting experience. I had the pleasure of dealing with Brian Schrift, Sr. Search consultant, who provided a very high level of service. Specifically, Mr. Schrift spent a great deal of time with me discussing my qualifications and experience, what new opportunities would be a good fit for my skill set, and recommended a strategy on how we should proceed in the search process. TCG made a difficult process very easy to navigate and I have full confidence in Mr. Schrift and his team.”

Matthew Kendell -- Marketing Rep

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