LeTesha Wheeler is the senior territory manager at Liberty Mutual where she helps insurance agencies
across the country to build their book and be more impactful with their clients. She is also an influencer,
speaker, and author who is passionate about motivating others to walk in the fullness of their lives.
In this throwback episode of Power Women In Insurance, Teresa Kitchens speaks with LeTesha as she shares
about her insurance journey that started with an internship when she failed to get into law school. She
describes her journey as a mother, wife, and career woman who wanted to climb the corporate ladder.
Listen in to learn the importance of exercising love and unity in the society while embracing our
differences respectfully. You will also how to build relationships in the insurance industry without biases.
“You have to listen to people’s life experiences to understand how to help them live a better life.”
How the insurance industry has changed over the years to become more inclusive.
The importance of unity and love in society despite our differences.
How to look at situations in a positive light with love instead of forming negative stereotypical
What you will learn:
[3:06] LeTesha describes her journey in insurance which started as an internship and 20 years
later she’s still with Safeco insurance having served in different roles.
[11:51] She talks about her journey as a working woman, wife, and mother and how she has
seen the insurance industry change in the last several years.
[16:38] The importance of carriers in insurance companies and the collaborative and innovation
factors they bring on board.
[19:13] LeTesha talks about her childhood as a mixed child and why she wrote her book ‘Half
Breed’ as a way to unite people.
[25:45] How to build relationships and mentorships in your career versus staying in society’s biases.
[31:58] Learning to respect each other even as we disagree to create the ability to communicate
[37:46] The importance of understanding people’s experiences in the insurance industry in order to help them.
Book: Half Breed: Finding Unity in A Divided World
Connect With Teresa!
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