Agency Intelligence

Agency Intelligence


Agency intelligence podcast, is your top insurance podcast with two unique series that let you hear from and learn from both agency owners and industry influencers. Agents Influence is your weekly guide to the latest and greatest thought leaders the industry has to offer. Agency Intelligence covers real data from real agents in real agencies.

In this episode of Agency Intelligence podcast, host Jason Cass interviews Jake Jines, Risk Advisor at The Insurance Alliance. Jake shares what led him to enter the insurance industry and what his goals are as a young producer.

Episode Highlights:

  • Jake shares that he is an iPhone user, and as a young producer, he loves to win. (3:08)
  • Jake explains why skill has been a bigger factor in his life and where he is today. (4:32)
  • Jason shares how he met Jake and how he was recruited to work at The Insurance Alliance. (5:06)
  • Jake shares his backstory, from being at school to landing a job and being granted an opportunity in the industry. (7:13) 
  • Jake explains why, despite having very little knowledge about the industry, he took the opportunity to be part of it. (10:06)
  • Jake shares that he is currently trying to figure out a niche that would genuinely work for him and that he could bring value to (14:01)
  • Jake recalls the days when he worked at Abstract during COVID and how it was related to bringing up great people in the team. (19:23)
  • Jason explains why Jake has a great perspective on life and how they hired Jake’s friend to join the team. (23:03)
  • Jake shares about his side-gig, which is a self-owned clothing brand company. (24:40)  

Key Quotes:

  • “What my current situation is I’m trying to figure out a niche that works for me, but I’m trying to find a niche that I can truly bring value to.” – Jake Jines
  • “I know, underwriters are who write my paycheck, so I need to make sure that I’m doing my best to present them with the best and most profitable business.” – Jake Jines
  • “I was coming into the industry with very little knowledge of anything. But to me, what got me hooked was just the opportunity alone in the insurance industry. So, I knew that I may not learn it right away. But I know what the six-month time span, I would start learning it more and more, and eventually, I would figure it out.” – Jake Jines

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