Chris Burand – President of Burand & Associates


Chris Burand – President of Burand & Associates on the Connected Insurance Podcast presented by Agency Revolution

Insurance futurist declares ‘Fork in the road ahead’ – which direction is your agency headed?

Chris Burand—one of the industry’s most respected thought leaders, analysts, valuation and acquisition specialists—has seen enough of the future to give agents a clear-eyed heads-up. Chris has led more than 350 seminars and workshops. He’s been published over 400 times. He writes a monthly column for the Insurance Journal, and you’ve probably seen him in Rough Notes, National Underwriter, AM Best… and many, many more publications.

In this podcast interview with Michael, Chris shares insights that could change your agency forever:

  • As carriers cut costs (AKA ‘commissions’) and build alternate distribution models, Chris paints a path to success for the modern agent.
  • Will you be a ‘Professional’… or a ‘peddler’? (Find out what today’s consumer really wants – and which ones will reward you most richly).
  • A safer world. New technologies. Faster pace of change. Emerging competitors. Chris outlines the actions today’s agency principals should take to be successful in today’s insurance landscape.

Please don’t miss this conversation with one of the insurance industry’s most respected observers and advocates! You’ll be thinking differently about your agency within the first 15 minutes!

What are other agents & brokers doing to thrive? What are the biggest trends affecting the retail insurance agent & broker? What are the most important strategies and tactics you need to grow faster? Find out here in the Connected Insurance Podcast, where Michael Jans discusses the biggest issues affecting the independent insurance agent and broker with the industry’s leading figures.


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