Pie Insurance, a digitally-enabled direct distribution workers’ compensation insurance business, recently launched its pricing tool at InsureTech Connect in Las Vegas. The company’s initial product is an interactive “Price Predictor” that allows small and medium-sized businesses improved insight into their workers’ compensation insurance premiums. Louisiana Comp Blog asked prominent local agents what they thought of this potentially disruptive technology.
This month’s “Agent Spotlight” features Andy Dressler of The Firm of Louisiana in Lake Charles. Dressler sat down with Louisiana Comp Blog to share his life-long love of Louisiana, the insurance business, and his grateful mentality. Read on to find out why Dressler will never be a “yes man” for his clients, even if it means a longer explanation.
Our Agent Spotlight for March is a foray into personal lines! Danielle Dauzat with Accessible Insurance Agency in New Orleans offers her perspective on why insurance experts need to place a premium on trust and educating their clients.
For this month’s “Agent Spotlight” feature, we spoke with Jessica Murillo-Clayton, co-owner of Classic Insurance Agency in Kenner. Read on for her thoughts about why honesty is the best policy and the agent’s duty to, “show the whole picture, not just the pretty part.”
Anyone who speaks to Charlie Brunt can tell immediately that he is a true family man, the Brunt Christmas this year had a whooping forty-six family members in attendance – and those were just the ones that could make it home! But even beyond his personal life, Charlie Brunt is the 24/7, 365 go-to guy for his clients. Read on to get his perspective on insuring local businesses and the importance of communication and service in an industry that can be perceived as anything but familial.
Charles Hogan, founder and CEO of The Hogan Agency Inc. in West Monroe, is a man of many talents – personal and commercial insurance is just the first act.
Tim Clements of Clements Insurance Service is not Elvis, but his personality comes close. As the 2014 winner of the PIA Young Insurance Professional of the Year award, Clements is a leader in the world of independent agents. The man known by his friends as Tim-a-rim-a spoke with Louisiana Comp Blog about his life, growing family, insurance philosophy and Mardi Gras fanaticism.
The first cohort of the Louisiana Insurance Academy at Delgado Community College is set to graduate in early December, and they will be ready for employment or internships at agencies across the state. We spoke with LIA founder and instructor Parke Ellis about the initiative and the importance of recruiting young talent to the insurance industry.
Ross Henry, of Henry Insurance Service, Inc. on Brookline Avenue in Baton Rouge, immediately gives off the impression of a man dedicated to his craft, however, he carries the look and confidence of not just a salesman, but a fiercely independent mind. Such minds often recall their early days in the industry with clarity rather than estrangement, and Henry is no exception.