Owner and operator of a large independent Insurance agency with Allstate Insurance Company for 26 years. Hired, trained and managed on the average of 4-5 employees at any given time during tenure as an agency owner. Administered payroll, tax filings, insurance licensing and continuing education requirements for all employees. Developed sales strategies and promotions to motivate staff to reach predetermined goals of the agency. Licensed in Property and Casualty as well as Life and Health Insurance License in Va., Md. and DC. Currently retain a 6 & 63 Financial Securities license designation.
Within top 10% of agency force of over 12,000 agency owners in relation to sales goals, retention of customers, and profitability for most years as an agency owner. Obtained superior results in customer satisfaction surveys for every year as an agency owner. Won many awards and trips including Agent of the Year in several years. Appointed to many advisory boards for input and consultation of business strategies for the company.
Have a family with three grown children, two of which are currently enrolled in Va. colleges and the eldest is a Naval Academy graduate currently serving as a Marine helicopter pilot.
Singer/Songwriter/Musician spanning entire adult life. Recorded, produced, engineered and preformed live many projects over the years.
Managed a profitable $5 million dollar insurance agency. Participated in various incentive programs and contests designed to support achievement of production goals. Retained consistently 94% of customer base through quality of service, training and education of employees.
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