E59: Michael Zalle On Lifting Up Your Health And Safety Tools

In this episode of Agency Freedom Podcast, James talks with Michael Zalle, founder and CEO of Yellowbird, an environmental health and safety consulting company.   Episode Highlights: Michael tells James about the growth of Yellowbird since its inception three years ago. (4:37) Michael shares his background story, and what Yellowbird does in the industry. (11:48)  Michael […]

E58: Pat Mulroy On Getting Ready For The Embedded Insurance Tidal Wave

In this episode of Agency Freedom Podcast, host James talks with Pat Mulroy, Head of Distribution for Tarmika. Episode Highlights: Pat shares his career path in the insurance ecosystem. (4:51) Pat talks about what Tarmika is doing on the embedded side and that led to his position there. (6:25)  Pat explains that Tarmika sees embedded […]

E57: Dr Billy Williams On Discipline, Process And Niches

In this episode of Agency Freedom Podcast, James talks with the one and only Dr. Billy Willams, CEO of Inspire A Nation, an equity partner in over 100 retail insurance agencies, and an investor in many other businesses.   Episode Highlights: Dr. Billy Williams talks about his background and what led him to start Inspire […]

E56: Corina Ludwig On Out Foxing Your Competition

In this episode of Agency Freedom Podcast, James talks with Corina Ludwig, CEO of Function Fox, a task and project management software platform. Episode Highlights: Corina discusses her background, as well as her life vision and values. (4:58) Corina explains when they discovered that the technology they had created for themselves may benefit others in […]

E55: Power Ladies Panel

In this super-packed episode of Agency Freedom Podcast, James talks with five outstanding female agency principals from across the country. They cover a wide variety of topics and provide valuable insight and perspective on the state of the industry and how we can better foster growth in our teams and agencies. A special thanks to […]

E54: Cory Schnabel Part 1: Dominating The Referral Game

In this episode of Agency Freedom Podcast, James talks with Cory Schnabel, Agency Principal at KC Insurance Group in Kansas City, MO. Episode Highlights: Cory talks about how he got started in the insurance industry. (5:27) Cory shares that he bought his first Allstate agency in 2010. (6:42) Cory how he started KC Insurance Group […]

E53: (Gravier Sessions #1): How To Write E&S Business Profitably

In this episode of Agency Freedom Podcast, James welcomes co-host, Ciara Gravier, to the show. Ciara is the co-owner of The Bunker in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Episode Highlights: James introduces the topic for this episode, Excess and Surplus insurance, and his episode co-host, Ciara Gravier. (0:11)  Ciara talks about the importance of efficiency in her […]

E52: The Natural Evolution of Agency Freedom (Solo Episode)

In this solo episode of Agency Freedom Podcast, James talks about key points from the first year of the podcast, what the future looks like, and addresses some lessons learned about social media and digital communication. Episode Highlights: James shares how he was invited by Jason Cass to join the AI Podcast Network and start […]

E51: Zack Gould and Matt Naimoli Are Still Bobbling

In this episode of Agency Freedom Podcast, James talks with two insurance podcasting legends, Zack Gould and Matt Naimoli. Episode Highlights: Matt and Zack talk about their experiences and how they founded G&N Insurance. (8:54) Matt and Zack talk about what made them realize the value they could contribute to a channel they assumed was […]

E50: Peter MacDonald on Making Discovery Faster and Easier

In this episode of Agency Freedom Podcast, James talks with Peter MacDonald, Co-Founder, and CEO of Wunderite. Episode Highlights: Peter shares his background story and what led him to the insurance industry. (5:31) Peter shares that he met Wunderwrite’s Co-Founder, Joe Schnare, on his first day of business school. (11:11) Peter explains that one of […]