Profiles in Risk
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Episode 26 - Jeff Kleid
Jeff Kleid's career really stands out. He started out as an insurance producer but moved to an executive role and used the skills from both positions to become one of the first successful web-based insurance entrepreneurs. Some of his early web-based programs are still alive, bigger and better than ever. ON BEING A GOOD NETWORKER: Toastmasters Internal: https://www.toastmasters.org/ On being a good networker - "It's about quality not quantity" On being a bad networker - "don't throw your...
Episode 25 with Rick McCathron, Head of Insurance at Hippo
In this episode of Profiles in Risk we spoke with Rick McCathron, the head of insurance at Hippo Insurance. Hippo is a digitally native homeowner insurer currently writing out of California. Rick spoke about Hippo's mission to provide a modern insurance product, that covers assets that the modern homeowners need covered today (yeah, they don't really focus on stock certificates or gold bullion)...all with the modern conveniences of digital technology. Most customers can get a quote in less...
Episode 24 - Jeremy Rettig, Founder and CEO of Adjusting to Six Figures
In his own words: "I was never formally educated, I'm not very talented, and my IQ is average (at best). I was too small for football, too slow for soccer, and too anxious for baseball. I haven't been very lucky, I rarely caught a break, and still have never been given anything for free. I was raised by pessimism, subconsciously taught to fail, and expected to achieve a standard level of mediocrity. So, what makes me different? I learned to stop listening to others and disengage from the...
Episode 23 - Allan Egbert, Co-Founder of ask Kodiak
Allan Egbert https://www.linkedin.com/in/aegbertjr/ is the co-founder of Ask Kodiak https://askkodiak.com/#/home Show Notes: Ask Kodiak is trying to solve a big communications problems between the insurance markets and distributors such as brokers and agents. The insurance markets believe that they communicate well, to their agents & brokers, what type of exposures they wish to cover...brokers and agents feel as though they DON'T know what their carriers actually want. What results is a...
Profiles in Risk - Episode 22: Contractors in Corporate Culture with Allied Restoration
In Episode 22, Carly and Nick speak with OP Alamaraz and Tim Bauer of Allied Restoration. What was expected to be a conversation entirely about claims contracting and restoration turned into a nearly hour long discussion about the importance of corporate culture. Both OP and Tim have an incredible story to tell and their passion for both their work and self-improvement will be obvious to anyone who listens. OP turned tragedy into an infectious mission to do good in the world... and Tim...
Episode 21 - With Frank Sweeney, CEO of OnRisk
LinkedIn profile; https://www.linkedin.com/in/frank-sweeney-272282b9/ OnRisk: https://www.onrisk.com/HowOW1.html offshore reinsurance: http://www.iii.org/publications/commercial-insurance/reinsurance more offshore reinsurance: https://www.statista.com/statistics/217283/us-reinsurance-premuims-ceded-to-offshore-reinsurers/ Top US reinsurers: https://www.statista.com/statistics/260954/leading-american-reinsurance-companies-by-gross-premiums-written/
Episode 20 - Interview with Evan Garmon of Harpenau Insurance Agency
Evan Garmon is an agent focused on Drone Insurance. How cool is that? LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/etgarmon/ Harpenau Insurance drone portal: http://www.harpenauinsurance.com/drone/default.aspx FAA 107 Guide: https://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/handbooks_manuals/aviation/media/remote_pilot_study_guide.pdf Global Aero drone program: http://www.global-aero.com/unmanned-aircraft-systems-uas-insurance/ Rank The Risk dataset:...