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Power Women In Insurance


Together we are stronger! On the Power Women Insurance Podcast, we get to ask the questions about how to excel and thrive in the insurance industry as a POWER Woman in this space.

Hosted By

Hosted By

Teresa Kitchens

In this episode of Power Women In Insurance, Teresa Kitchens sits down with Krista Kautz, Commercial Lines Producer at Berrong Insurance Agency and Vice Chair of the Oklahoma Young Agents Committee. 

Krista and Teresa talk about how she got into commercial insurance sales and how she is shaping the community around her through her relationship with the Young Agents of Oklahoma.

Episode Highlights:

  • Krista discusses her background and journey in the insurance industry. (1:55)
  • Krista shares one of the things that upset her as an account manager. (7:34)
  • Krista shares that the mental process she went through to become a commercial line sales producer was first acknowledging to herself that she doesn’t know everything. (12:48)
  • Krista mentions that her favorite aspect of commercial insurance is being a jack of all trades since she can always learn something new. (17:58)
  • Krista believes that her career as an account manager distinguishes her from most producers. (24:42)
  • Krista explains the need to take as much time as you need before reacting to anything. (31:55)
  • Krista discusses how Big I provide marketing opportunities to build your company on a national level and has really opened up a wide network of individuals. (38:46)
  • Krista explains why getting out of your comfort zone is the key to success. (45:38)

Key Quotes:

  • “My number one pet peeve is one of my clients treating my account manager poorly.” – Krista Kautz
  • “The Big I really has done a lot and contributed a lot to the success I have had.” – Krista Kautz
  • “You have your growth zone, and you have your comfort zone. And until you step out of your comfort zone, you are never going to get into that full growth. You are going to miss out on so many opportunities because you don’t step out of your comfort zone.” – Krista Kautz

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