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Cabe Chadick

Understanding Insurance Product Development with Cabe Chadick

In this month’s episode, Ryan Eaton welcomes Cabe Chadick. Cabe is the President and Managing Principal at Lewis & Ellis Actuaries and Consultants in Dallas, Texas. As a product developer and accident and health insurance analyst, he shares insights on product development.

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Drew Shockley

Post-Acquisition: Strategy, Execution, and Management

with Drew Shockley

In the month’s episode, Ryan Eaton is excited to welcome Drew Shockley. Drew is the Senior Vice President of Training and Development at EverQuote, an online insurance marketplace founded in 2011. He joins the Insurance Leadership Podcast to talk...

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Chris Howard

Marketing Strategies of Big Companies

with Chris Howard

In this episode, host Ryan Eaton has the pleasure of welcoming Chris Howard, Head of the North American Market for Zurich, a multi-national insurance company spanning over 50,000 employees. As someone who has worked for such a large company, Howard...

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Rick Holmes

Building an Agency from Scratch

with Rick Holmes

In this episode of the Insurance Leadership Podcast, host Ryan Eaton welcomes Rick Holmes, President at Lakeshore Benefit Alliance to break down the ins and outs of starting your own agency. From humble beginnings, he walks through the different...

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James Benham

Technology: The Future of Insurance Part 2

with James Benham

James Benham is the co-founder and CEO of JBKnowledge and is back today for Part 2 of his original conversation with Ryan. Diving into the topics of machine learning and blockchain usage in the insurance industry, Benham gives us a broader scope of...

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James Benham

Technology: The Future of Insurance Part 1

with James Benham

On this episode of the Insurance Leadership Podcast, Ryan is excited to welcome James Benham, CEO, and Co-founder of JBKnowledge to break down how artificial intelligence and predictive analytics are at the forefront of modern insurance. With 25...

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Ryan Eaton

Highlight Reel of Season 1

with Ryan Eaton

In this month’s episode, host Ryan Eaton revisits the most memorable snippets from each guest speaker’s episode this season. Each speaker brought a different perspective of thought leadership in the ever-transforming insurance industry addressing...

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Becky Patel

Overcoming the Enemies of Growth

with Becky Patel

In this episode of the Insurance Leadership Podcast, CEO of Amwins Connect, Becky Patel joins Ryan Eaton to talk about the killers of growth. After 30+ years in the insurance industry, Patel gives practical, hands-on advice for leaders looking to...

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Eugene Starks

Industry Outlook & Leadership Lessons

with Eugene Starks

In our first episode of 2022, we welcome current president of National Association of Health Underwriters, Eugene Starks, as he dives into aspects of the insurance indus­try and insurance leadership sharing the future of the health industry and...

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Ryan Eaton

Self-Leadership

with Ryan Eaton

In the final episode of 2021, host Ryan Eaton dives into the very vital topic of self-leadership. In an ever-changing environ­ment of balancing work, family, and faith, how do leaders learn to be both personally successful and interpersonally...

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Jim Ballew

Servant Leadership

with Jim Ballew

This episode features, Jim Ballew, pres­ident of 90 Degrees Benefits based out of Atlanta. In previous episodes, we cover a large range of topics with guests, but in this one, Ryan Eaton largely focuses on Jim’s experience with servant...

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Mike Sullivan

Identifying Growth Potential

with Mike Sullivan

This episode’s guest, Mike Sullivan, is the Co-Founder and Chief Growth Officer at OneDigital. After more than 15 years at MassMutual and Aetna, he helped start OneDigital in the early 2000s and has been ramping up the company’s success lately...

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Greg Hatcher

Eat the Big Frog First

with Greg Hatcher

This episode’s guest, Greg Hatcher, is the founder and CEO of the Hatcher Agency, one of the biggest insurance agencies in Arkansas, and is the president of the Arkansas Wrestling Association. Ryan had time to sit down and pick his brain about the...

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Sharon Alford

Finding the Unicorn

with Sharon Alford

This episode’s guest, Sharon Alford, is the Vice President of Direct-to-Consumer Business Development at VSP Vision Care. She has been in the vision insurance industry, making leaps and bounds in technology and innovation because of her leadership...

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J. Jude Thompson

Blue Ocean Strategy

with J. Jude Thompson

In this episode, Ryan sits down with the President and CEO of Delta Dental of Kentucky, Inc., and Game On® Mouth­guards. Jude Thompson has previously served as Co-CEO of Papa John’s Pizza and in leadership roles at Anthem Blue Cross Blue...

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Larry Hiwiller

Personal Essence of Why

with Larry Hiwiller

In this episode, Ryan sits down with Larry Hiwiller, VP of the American National Health Division, to pick his brain on characteristics that make up a great salesperson along with his advice on successfully managing a sales team. Larry goes into...

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David White

Three Types of Leaders

with David White

David White, CEO of the Morgan White Group, joins the podcast to discuss his experience being leader in the insurance field over the past 30 years. He goes over his three types of leaders, as well as advice that has been instrumental to his success.

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Ryan Eaton

A Leader's Vision

with Ryan Eaton

In this podcast, Ryan identifies the need for leaders to cast a vision so their team has a clear direction to push forward. He also explains how leaders don't have to know every outcome, as long as they have a clear purpose.

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