Conversations with forward-thinking insurance professionals and industry leaders about the future of the business, the importance of the agent role, and how the right technology strengthens business relationships.
Ep. 9: Brad Hosket, Hosket Ulen
Broker Buddha CEO Jason Keck and host Dean Gemmell are joined by Brad Hosket, Principal and Managing Partner at Columbus-based Hosket Ulen. Brad had a career in real estate before entering insurance, and his willingness to examine everything the agency does has helped them manage explosive growth.
https://hosketulen.com/ (Learn more about Hosket Ulen here.)
Ep. 8: Jason Angus, The Hilb Group
Broker Buddha CEO Jason Keck and host Dean Gemmell are joined by Jason Angus, Chief Operating Officer at The Hilb Group. This conversation has a bit of everything, from coverage for cosmetic surgeons and why focusing on agent job satisfaction improves the customer experience.
https://www.hilbgroup.com/ (Learn more about The Hilb Group here.)
Ep. 7: Christina Kelley, Gregory & Appel
Broker Buddha CEO Jason Keck and host Dean Gemmell are joined by Christina Kelley, Chief Operating Officer at Gregory and Appel. It's a candid conversation about the state of the industry, coping with the pandemic, and how to achieve valuable change at an agency.
https://www.gregoryappel.com/ (Learn more about Gregory and Appel and their podcast. )
Ep. 6: Greg Gamble, Alliant Insurance Services
Broker Buddha CEO Jason Keck and host Dean Gemmell are joined by Greg Gamble, Vice President for Client, Brokerage and Data Operations at Alliant Insurance Services. Greg has a wide range of expertise in the industry, and shares his thoughts with the candor of a lifelong New Yorker.
Ep. 5: Mike Shanahan, HM Risk
Broker Buddha CEO Jason Keck and host Dean Gemmell are joined by Mike Shanahan, the Chairman, President and CEO of HM Risk. Mike shares insights from his personal history in the industry—he was an original BlackBerry guy!—and discussess how his firm leverages technology to increase productivity.
Ep. 4: Patrick Kinney, Travelers
Broker Buddha CEO Jason Keck and host Dean Gemmell are joined by Patrick Kinney, Executive Vice President of Enterprise Distribution Management at Travelers. Patrick discusses why inconvenience won't be accept by customers, and how technology can remove unnecessary parts of the process.