35 episodes

Benefits Influencer highlights the strategists, thought leaders, and operatives who are impacting, innovating, and elevating the Employee Benefits and HR industry.
Hosted by benefits industry veteran, entrepreneur, and founder of Agency Leverage, Dennis Carlson.
Each episode delivers actionable insights, tactics and new innovations from employee benefits brokers, benefits advisors, HR professionals, insurance company executives, tech companies and others in the Employee Benefits and Human Resources ecosystem.

Benefits Influencer Dennis Carlson / Agency Leverage

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Benefits Influencer highlights the strategists, thought leaders, and operatives who are impacting, innovating, and elevating the Employee Benefits and HR industry.
Hosted by benefits industry veteran, entrepreneur, and founder of Agency Leverage, Dennis Carlson.
Each episode delivers actionable insights, tactics and new innovations from employee benefits brokers, benefits advisors, HR professionals, insurance company executives, tech companies and others in the Employee Benefits and Human Resources ecosystem.

    What Independence Really Means for Benefits Brokers w/ Tom DiLiegro

    What Independence Really Means for Benefits Brokers w/ Tom DiLiegro

    Dennis chats with Benefits Advisor Tom DiLiegro, President of Benefit Advisors of Charleston. They discuss what it means to be an “independent” benefits broker and why finding a network of abundance-minded colleagues is good business for brokers and their clients.

    Sponsored by ArmadaCare – Want to exceed your client’s expectations? Check out the Broker Playbook at https://armadacare.com/playbook/

    Hunter! Is the Automated Sales Assistant for Benefits Brokers. Go to https://heyhunter.io/

    • 24 min
    Winning New Business in a Micro-Niche w/ Charles Specht

    Winning New Business in a Micro-Niche w/ Charles Specht

    Charles Specht from The Permission Group shares how Benefits Brokers who target a micro-niche can grow a massive book of business and better serve their clients.

    Connect with Charles at charles@permissiongroup.com

    This episode is sponsored by ArmadaCare – Want to exceed your client’s expectations? Check out the Broker Playbook at https://armadacare.com/playbook/

    • 27 min
    The Future of HR & Benefits Tech Investment w/ Steve Smith

    The Future of HR & Benefits Tech Investment w/ Steve Smith

    Dennis chats with Steve Smith, Partner & Chief Marketing Officer of The Starr Conspiracy about the massive $7.2B investment made in 2019 in Work Technology and its impact on Employee Benefits.

    Connect with Steve at steve@thestarrconspiracy.com

    This episode is sponsored by ArmadaCare – Want to exceed your client’s expectations? Check out the Broker Playbook at https://armadacare.com/playbook/

    • 27 min
    Using the Broker Channel to Disrupt a Legacy Market w/ Andy Hutter

    Using the Broker Channel to Disrupt a Legacy Market w/ Andy Hutter

    Dennis chats with Andy Hutter, Director of Partnerships at InsurTech start-up Beam Dental.

    Benefits Brokers, meet Hunter! your Revenue Acceleration Assistant – say Hey! at heyhunter.io

    • 27 min
    Avoiding Benefits Technology Regret w/ Frank Mengert

    Avoiding Benefits Technology Regret w/ Frank Mengert

    Benefits Technology expert, Frank Mengert shares how benefits brokers and employers can avoid regret when making decisions about Employee Benefits and HR technology platforms.

    Connect at frank@getebm.com

    Benefits Brokers, meet Hunter! your Revenue Acceleration Assistant – say Hey! at heyhunter.io

    • 29 min
    Community over Competition: Brokers are Better Together w/ Andrew McNeil & Rosario Avila

    Community over Competition: Brokers are Better Together w/ Andrew McNeil & Rosario Avila

    Dennis chats with Senior Benefits Advisors Andrew McNeil and Rosario Avila of Arrow Benefits who recently won EBA’s Advisor of the Year. They are the first duo to receive the distinction. We discuss how the pair use the “Power of 2” to collaborate and how industry collaboration goes well beyond the walls of their agency.

    Connect at AndrewM@arrowbenefitsgroup.com

    Benefits Brokers, meet Hunter! your Revenue Acceleration Assistant – say Hey! at heyhunter.io

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

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Lawtown Tony

Very informative and educational. Tom’s grasp of the industry is outstanding.

Rick from Revere ,

Compelling and Rich

Great commentary from Tom DiLiegro on the episode I just listened to. Easy to understand and straightforward.

Sam Siders ,

Very interesting and educational

I learn great, actionable insight from each episode of the Benefits Influencer Podcast! Can’t wait to hear the next episode.

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