More About Tim

An esteemed insurance industry executive and one of the top producing commercial insurance professionals in the nation, Tim Noonan is a dynamic leader recognized among the most powerful business people and opinion shapers in Los Angeles. He was profiled four years consecutively by the Los Angeles Business Journal’s “The Los Angeles 500” for his long standing and significant achievements in the business community. 

Throughout his career, Tim Noonan has been committed to innovation, lasting business relationships, and a belief that service to others is life’s chief obligation. His position on corporate responsibility is embedded in his company’s culture, where he has established a legacy of community service that touches more than 100 organizations to this day.

On a personal level, he supports a host of charities and serves in leadership roles on numerous public commissions and boards of business and nonprofit organizations, utilizing his business acumen, influence and passion to make a difference in the Los Angeles community.  

Tim Noonan serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Phoenix House California, a position he assumed after serving eight years as chair of its finance committee. Under his direction, the organization has taken steps to strengthen its internal quality control processes and core management to improve clinical efficiency and elevate the level of care provided to all clients. The organization has also worked to raise the level of client outcomes and stakeholder collaboration. 

Additionally, Tim is a trustee of the Golden West Chapter of the ALS Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advocating for people affected by ALS as well as raising money for research and patient services. He is also a board member of Vision to Learn, a public-private partnership working to deliver elementary school students in need with the vision care they require; The Help Group, the nation’s largest and most innovative nonprofit of its kind working to serve children with special needs; and UCLA Longevity Center, dedicated to improving the quality of life for older adults through research and education of Alzheimer’s and other age-related memory loss. 

Over the past two decades, Tim Noonan has held various leadership positions with the YPO (Young Presidents Organization), including Network Chair for YPO International, Chapter Educational Chair, Executive Committee Member, Chapter Chair, Chapter Vice Chairman, and a member of the board for the Los Angeles Chapter of the organization – YPOLA. Currently, he is a member of the Angeleno and Los Angeles chapters of the World President’s Organization.

He is also a board member of Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall, one of the nation’s top 10 leadership forums, and a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy, joining a select group of business and civic leaders, big thinkers, and policy experts committed to international affairs. 

In addition to these positions, Tim Noonan has advised numerous public committees and commissions, including the Rampart Independent Review Panel – where he investigated the practices of the Los Angeles Police Department – the Workers’ Compensation Task Force, and the California State Athletic Commission, where he was appointed to serve as chairman by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and ensure the health, welfare, and safety of every participant in regulated combative sports events. 

For the latest updates from Tim Noonan on his professional career, thought leadership, and philanthropic work, visit his blog here.


Honors & Awards

  • Corporate Philanthropy Award
  • ICON Award for Visionary Leadership in Business and Philanthropy
  • Public Service Award
  • Philanthropist Of The Year
  • Corporate Philanthropy Award


  • ALS Association, Golden West Chapter
  • Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
  • Pacific Council on International Policy
  • Phoenix House California
  • The HELP Group
  • Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall
  • UCLA Longevity Center
  • Vision To Learn
  • World Presidents’ Organization (WPO)
  • Young President’s Organization (YPO)