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Joe Bittner | Business Development
Joe brings over 30 years of Insurance industry experience to InsureZone. Joe started his insurance career with the Guardian Life insurance company, in the employee benefits division. He was promoted to District Manager and was responsible for opening and managing the North Texas sales office. In 1999, Joe became a Partner in the BrooksBittner & Assoc. agency. The agency offered life, health, personal lines and commercial lines products. BrooksBittner sold to APEX Global Partners and Joe served as President of the small and mid-market division. Most recently Joe has been working as an independent business consultant, advising companies in a diversity of industries including Insurance brokerage, healthcare and oil and gas.
Rachel Scally | Director of Agency Relations
As a dedicated and enthusiastic young insurance professional, Rachel brings experience from both the property & casualty and life & health sides of the industry. Through formal education at the University of Houston-Downtown's Insurance & Risk Management program and invaluable broker & carrier experience, Rachel is looking forward to this new opportunity at InsureZone.
Rachel has experience with agency relations and management as well as a knack for training and education. She currently holds a Texas Life & Health agent license and is pursuing the CPCU designation.
John Pergande | CEO
John’s focus is on how to make selling an insurance policy easier. While handing out words of encouragement to producers and employees alike, John also answers the phones, gets feedback from producers, and is willing to initiate change in order to continually exceed customer expectations. His persistence and unique perspective on innovation within the insurance industry has resulted in the best wholesale service in the U.S.
Accessible to anyone, John’s not afraid to help you solve a problem. If you have a question or problem that needs resolution fast, give him a call.
Ed Gillman | President
When it comes to insurance, Ed conveys a level of enthusiasm that is contagious! Given his background as a 30 year independent insurance agent (he looks younger), he’s a true champion for ease of use, dependability and accessibility.
Typically you’ll find Ed out on the road visiting with insurance carriers, industry association partners, giving demonstrations, greeting new partners at trade shows, and bringing back feedback and insight he learns along the way.