35 episodes

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.

The Enlightened Agent Broker Buddha

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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 36: Kim Nevinger, Vice President and Commercial Lines Manager at Tompkins Financial

    Ep 36: Kim Nevinger, Vice President and Commercial Lines Manager at Tompkins Financial

    On this episode of The Enlightened Agent, Broker Buddha CEO is joined by Tompkins Financial Vice President and Commercial Lines Manager, Kim Nevinger. Kim is responsible for the overall direction and management of the commercial lines service department, and as part of the agency’s senior leadership team, supports strategic initiatives across the organization. Kim has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry.

    • 23 min
    Ep 35: Sheri Weaver, Learning and Development Manager at HNI Risk Services

    Ep 35: Sheri Weaver, Learning and Development Manager at HNI Risk Services

    On this week's episode of The Enlightened Agent, Broker Buddha's CEO Jason Keck is joined by Sheri Weaver, Learning and Development Manager at HNI Risk Services. As a Learning & Development professional with a passion for collaboration and for creating memorable and meaningful learning experiences Sheri absolutely loves working with others and always seek to discover and encourage their strengths. Throughout her career, she has enjoyed the opportunity to be one of the first in line to welcome new talent and help craft their onboarding journey. From new talent onboarding through instructional design, training facilitation, project management and workflow management she has eagerly embraced the opportunity to have fun, empower others and weave unforgettable experiences into learning and development programs.

    • 28 min
    Ep 34: Brian Roberts, Chief Operating and Chief Diversity Officer at Lockton Companies

    Ep 34: Brian Roberts, Chief Operating and Chief Diversity Officer at Lockton Companies

    On this week's episode of The Enlightened Agent, Broker Buddha's CEO Jason Keck is joined by Lockton Chief Operating Officer and Chief Diversity Officer Brian Roberts. As COO for the Midwest, Brian is be responsible for operations and business development for Lockton’s regional hub, including Chicago, Cleveland, Green Bay, Memphis, Milwaukee, Nashville, Pittsburgh and St. Louis. A skilled people developer and coach, is also be responsible for attracting the best industry talent and maintaining Lockton’s position as the best place to work and do business in insurance.

    • 22 min
    Ep 33: Andrew Robinson, CEO at Skyward Specialty

    Ep 33: Andrew Robinson, CEO at Skyward Specialty

    On this week's episode of The Enlightened Agent, Broker Buddha's CEO Jason Keck is joined by Skyward Specialty CEO, Andrew Robinson. Mr. Robinson became the Skyward's second Chief Executive Officer in May 2020 and is a highly experienced and successful global insurance executive with a 30+ year track record of growth, financial improvement, strategic and operational leadership. His experience includes ten years with The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., where he was President of Specialty Insurance, Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Chief Risk Officer and subsequently at Crawford & Co. where he was Global Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice-President.

    • 32 min
    Ep 32: Lani Cathey, CEO at XDimensional Technologies, Inc.

    Ep 32: Lani Cathey, CEO at XDimensional Technologies, Inc.

    On this week's episode of The Enlightened Agent, Broker Buddha's CEO Jason Keck is joined by Lani Cathey, CEO at XDimensional Technologies, Inc. The tech and insurance industry are predominately dominated by white men. With that, Lani discusses what it's like to be a female CEO of an insuretech company and her journey of getting to where she is now.

    • 20 min
    Ep 31: Casee Shelton, Commercial Lines Marketing Lead at Brown & Brown Tacoma

    Ep 31: Casee Shelton, Commercial Lines Marketing Lead at Brown & Brown Tacoma

    On this week's episode of The Enlightened Agent, Broker Buddha's CEO Jason Keck is joined by Casee Shelton, Commercial Lines Marketing Lead at Brown & Brown Tacoma. Casee is Broker Buddha's very first champion, which makes her the perfect guest to kick off our new series 'Champions of Change'.

    • 27 min

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