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    A MAN OF MANY HOMETOWNS

A MAN OF MANY HOMETOWNS

A MAN OF MANY HOMETOWNS Wisconsin agency partner wins the PIA National Young Insurance Professional of the Year award It’s safe to say that someone who has resided in three countries would consider several different locations as hometowns. Matt Cranney, CIC, CRM, vice president of insurance operations and partner at M3 Insurance, in Madison, Wisconsin, was born in Liverpool, England, and moved with his family while a teenager to Perth,

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    STARTING FROM SCRATCH

STARTING FROM SCRATCH

STARTING FROM SCRATCH Grit and determination power a successful brokerage and HR consultancy Our Broken Glass series continues with profiles of women who have achieved success in the independent agency and brokerage business. This month we meet a mother and daughter team who established an employee benefits brokerage that built a multi-million-dollar book before it merged with a top benefits provider. After serving as an executive with the provider, the

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    I WONDER WHAT DeMOSS KNOWS

I WONDER WHAT DeMOSS KNOWS

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion I WONDER WHAT DeMOSS KNOWS Who said insurance public policy is dull and colorless? The phone rings. “Hey, Sarge, it’s me. I know some guys who know some people who think you should know something. Usual rules?” And so it starts again. When I recognize that voice, I know our conversation is going to be intriguing but probably stressful. The man I know as “Chet

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    ROUGH NOTES  ANNUAL “AWARDS  AND IDEAS” EVENT

ROUGH NOTES ANNUAL “AWARDS AND IDEAS” EVENT

Agency leaders gather to recognize the  extraordinary and share insights on  the industry This spring, insurance agency leaders from throughout North America converged on Indianapolis for the annual Rough Notes Agency of the Year Dinner, Community Service Award presentation, and Rough Notes Agent Editorial Advisory Board meeting. More than three dozen professionals took part. The dinner kicked off with a humorous retrospective of The Rough Notes Company titled “The Rest

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    “WON’T SOMEBODY PLEASE THINK OF THE CHILDREN?!”

“WON’T SOMEBODY PLEASE THINK OF THE CHILDREN?!”

Kids’ Chance offers scholarships to youths affected by parents’ work-related injuries or deaths Regardless of the town meeting’s agenda, The Simpsons’ Helen Lovejoy, wife of Reverend Timothy Lovejoy, can be heard screaming her catchphrase: “Won’t somebody please think of the children?!” Most of us can only imagine standing in the shoes of a child who has learned that a parent has been killed or seriously injured in an accident at

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