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10 Reasons We’re Thankful We Work in the Insurance Industry

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we asked around the office and compiled a list of reasons our employees are thankful to work in insurance.  The insurance industry isn’t seen as the most glamorous of industries, but our employees can’t understand why. It’s a great industry with much to be thankful for.

“It’s a gratifying industry to work in because at the end of the day, we are here to help people achieve their goals and dreams. –Kerri Roeder, Agency Licensing Coordinator

“I love working in the insurance industry. There are such amazing people in so many different positions within our industry.  The diversification is amazing.  Regardless of your background, experience or education, there is usually a position that is right for you!” – Caroline Raneri, Agency Sales and Relationship Leader

“Knowing that our line of work provides people with the needed financial protection.”—Jeff Pratt, Chief Financial Officer

“We are in the business of helping people. Finding a way to underwrite an account for an agent or potential insured can feel like putting a 1000-piece puzzle together at times. But with the right coverage and terms, we are able to offer our customers just the right amount of protection they need.” –Derek Shaffer, Underwriting Leader

“I am thankful for my career in insurance because you are able to help people through trying times, every day is a different challenge and you work with amazing people!” – Scott Orndorff, President & CEO

“We help people in so many ways—secure lending, purchase properties with the knowledge that if something goes very wrong, they have a way to recoup their losses.” – Courtney Harris, Senior Claims Representative

“When we provide coverage for a property owner, there is that assurance they can move on to other issues in their lives.  The property is taken care of.  It’s truly a rewarding career.”—Tyne Stock, Underwriter

“I get to spend my time writing and educating our customers and agents about ways to prevent losses and mitigate risks. I feel that my work in marketing is truly benefiting others.” – Katie Gouldner, PR & Marketing Communications Specialist

“I’ve been fortunate to have such wonderful mentors throughout my career.” – Alexis Fetchko, Assistant Underwriter

“Working in claims can be challenging at times but it can also be rewarding and satisfying. We work with our customers at a difficult time, when a loss has occurred, and they are leaning on us for assistance. Fortunately, at Millers, we have a supportive and caring environment which provides us with the opportunity to help each other and to help our customers during their time of need.” –Tim Kirk, Vice President of Claims

At the end of the day, the insurance industry provides people with opportunity. The opportunity to learn, grow and help others achieve their dreams. And, being in the business of helping people, is a great business to be in. Happy Thanksgiving from Millers Mutual.