Mr. Hawkins began his professional career as Director for Instructional Communications for the University of Louisville. He then moved into the global renewable energy field for a number of years as President of McDonnell Douglas Energy Systems. Leaving energy for a private law practice, he represented a number of commercial clients including General Electric. That representation grew into a management assignment as General Manager of Warranty Management for GE Consumer and Industrial. When that business was sold to Assurant Solutions, Mr. Hawkins accepted a position with Assurant as Director for Extended Warranty. In mid-2010, he opened a private law practice and provides consulting services in the extended warranty and specialty insurance business.
He has a degree in General Science from Indiana University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville. Mr. Hawkins is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and is licensed to practice law in Kentucky.