McKeel Hagerty is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hagerty Insurance, headquartered in Traverse City, Michigan. He attended Pepperdine University, Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Seminary and Boston College for graduate work in Philosophy and Classics.
He is a member of the Young Presidents Organization, a network of global business leaders from more than 75 nations. And he serves the classic car community on numerous boards and advisory groups including a charter member of the Advisory Board for the Automotive Restoration Program at McPherson College, the Board of Directors for the LeMay Museum, the External Advisory Committee for the REVS Institute, and a judge for the International Historic Motoring Awards. Since 2000, he has served as a judge at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance for the Federation Internationale des Vehicules Anciens (FIVA) preservation class and was the youngest judge ever to be asked to serve. McKeel is also the executive publisher of Hagerty Classic Car magazine and has appeared numerous times as a classic car values and trends commentator for ESPN, SPEED and the Discovery Channels.
His personal interests include car collecting, vintage driving events, boating, golf, cycling, fitness, philosophy, great wine and Asian cuisine.