As technology evolves, insurance agents run the risk of going the way of the travel agent, replaced by technology. For some customers it is already happening, through carrier portals and premium comparison sites. What can insurance agents do to stay relevant in the changing field?
While customers nowadays have all the information at their disposal online, there is a big difference between information and expert advice. This is where you, as an agent, can provide the most value.
Join me as I discuss the future of insurance agencies on my podcast, Uncaptive Agency: The Future of Insurance, with Frank Pennachio and Susan Toussaint of Oceanus Partners.
Always keen on helping others make their dreams come true, Tony and his team have helped independent agents grow into more than 250 independent agencies. This has made OAA the number one ranked Strategic Master Agency of SIAA for the last 5 years, and one of Oklahoma's 25 Best Companies to Work for.
Tony loves to share his knowledge, insight and wisdom through his bestselling books as well as in free mediums including podcasts and blogs.
Tony and his family are members of Crossings Community Church, and he is very active in community initiatives: he’s chairman of It’s My Community Initiative, Inc., a nonprofit working with disadvantaged people in Oklahoma City; and chairman of the Oklahoma Board of Juvenile Affairs., and he has served through many other organizations including the Salvation Army, Last Frontier Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and the Rotary Club.
In his spare time, Tony enjoys time with his family. He’s also an active outdoorsman and instrument-rated commercial pilot.