Tennessee Lawmakers Honor Public Entity Partners’ President and CEO for 35 Years of Service

Jun 17, 2021 | Public Entity Partners

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Several Tennessee lawmakers sponsored a resolution honoring Michael Fann, president and CEO of Public Entity Partners, for his 35 years of service to public entities across the state. Presented to Fann by Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson (R), District 23, on June 11 at PE Partners’ Board of Directors meeting, the resolution was also sponsored by Rep. Brandon Ogles (R), District 61; Rep. Sam Whitson (R), District 65; and Rep. Glen Casada (R), District 63.

In addition to his current leadership position, Fann has served in several roles at PE Partners over the past three-and-a-half decades, including vice president of risk services, director of personnel, loss control director, loss control manager and loss control consultant. 

“Michael Fann has dedicated his career to assisting Tennessee’s local governments as they work to serve their citizens,” Sen. Johnson says. “It is a privilege to present him with this resolution commending him for his 35-year commitment to public entities across our great state. As the resolution declares, he epitomizes the spirit and commitment that are characteristic of a true Tennessean.”

Launched in 1979, PE Partners was one of the first statewide municipal liability pools established in the U.S. In addition to comprehensive insurance coverages for its members, PE Partners offers programs and services through training, consulting, risk control surveys, grants and scholarships, and expert claims administration. PE Partners serves nearly 500 local governments across Tennessee.

“It is a sincere honor to be presented with this resolution,” Fann says. “I am exceedingly grateful for the work PE Partners provides to our members, and would actually characterize it as a calling. For more than 40 years, our team members have devoted their careers to working with and for local governments throughout Tennessee, and we are proud to partner with them to help reduce their risk exposure, ensure the safety of their employees and the protection of their taxpayer dollars, and equip them to provide vital services for their citizens.”


Public Entity Partners is a nonprofit insurance cooperative in Tennessee that provides a broad range of insurance and risk management services for more than 90 percent of the state’s municipalities and local public agencies. With approximately 500 local government entities that participate in this voluntary, risk-sharing partnership, PE Partners continuously works to enhance relationships with members to better serve their risk management and coverage needs.

PE Partners’ mission is to partner with Tennessee governmental entities in providing effective risk management products and services, with a commitment to member best interests. With more than 40 years of experience in representing Tennessee municipal governments, PE Partners is Tennessee’s leader in risk management services. For more information, visit or call 615.371.0049.



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