Today on the Person Behind the Professional Keagan is thrilled to talk with Ruth Stroup, “The Insurance Lady” of Oakland, California. Ruth has been in the financial industry for over 20 years and for the past 12 years she has been making a name for herself and her vibrant team in the Bay Area.
Today on the Person Behind the Professional we are excited to hear from Allen Drew, a Farmers Insurance agent in Edmond, Oklahoma. Allen started his agency back in 2001 and before that was a teacher and coach. He is a firm believer in using content to create value.
On this episode of the Person Behind the Professional, Keagan is excited to hear from serial entrepreneur Justin Goodman! Justin is the president of both Goodman Insurance Services in Irvine, California and Total CSR, and he has a passion for training industry professionals. His agency specializes in the construction industry, and he’s been named one of the top 15 construction insurance brokers in the country.
Today on the Person Behind the Professional Keagan is glad to have on Stan Polk, a Farmer’s Insurance agent in McKinney Texas. Over his 25 years of experience in the insurance industry Stan has held a passion for making sure his clients are educated. He’s even been named as one of the best insurance agencies in Dallas by D Magazine!
On this episode of the person behind the professional, Keagan is thrilled to sit down with The Beyoncé of Insurance herself, Ashely Fitzsimmons! As an unapologetic millennial insurance agent, Ashley has made a name for herself in the industry while working with her family business Fitzsimmons Insurance Agency in Forest City and winning the National CSR Award through the National Alliance. Ashley has always had a passion for assisting fellow agents and helping their agencies run more efficiently, and in 2019 she’s excited to be transitioning into an agency consulting role through OIA!
Keagan and Katherine are excited to welcome insurance nerd, digital doer, and creativity junkie, Amber Wuollet to the Hive Five! Amber is the marketing manager for Explore Information Services, the creative mind behind the Explore Insurance vlog, and co-host of the Insurance Nerdery video series. On this episode, Amber discusses some of the principles and mindsets that have guided her through her professional creative projects.
On this episode of The Person Behind the Professional, Keagan sits down to talk shop with Insurance Claims Leader, John Bachmann! Driven by his passion for helping people help people, John has found his calling as a rockstar in the insurance industry. In this episode, John talks about a few missions that are driving his career including, making the insurance industry a career destination for younger generations, and improving upon the direct relationships between independent agents and insurance company claims staff.
On this episode of the Person Behind the Professional, we are glad to be sitting down with Richard Brown. Richard is the co-founder, vice president, and insurance agent with Centennial Insurance Group in Oklahoma City. Richard co-founded Centennial Insurance back in 2007 and has been growing it since. He loves spending time with his family and serving the people of Oklahoma through insurance.
Today on the Hive Five Podcast, we are excited to sit down with Steven Kastelic, a co-founder of BlyncSync and fellow participant in the Thunder Launchpad startup accelerator. Steven studied entrepreneurship at the University of Oklahoma, and co-founded BlyncSync with fellow students Austin Green and Khanh Nguyen after graduating. BlyncSync is working to prevent accidents in the trucking industry, through the use of smart wearable devices.
In this episode of the Person Behind the Professional, we are excited to sit down with Aaron Ruiz (pronounced “reese”), a Shelter Insurance agent with Aaron Ruiz Insurance Agency in Oklahoma City. Aaron has worked in sales since graduating college, both with Paycom and since he became an insurance agent when he was only 23 years old.