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The Insurance Talent Podcast

Episode 3: Prioritizing DEI: How Two Organizations Are Achieving Lasting Change

Diversity, equity and inclusion have been heavily discussed among insurers over the past several years. However, to make a lasting impact, leaders must treat DEI as a business priority and commit to cultivating an inclusive culture within all levels of the organization. In this episode, Brett Carter, managing director of The Jacobson Group, joins host Greg Jacobson to talk with two insurance leaders who have made significant strides within DEI, building it into their company’s culture and values. Ivy Kusinga, chief culture officer at Chubb, and Margaret Meister, president and CEO of Symetra, sit down with us to share how they’re achieving lasting change within their organizations.

Episode 2: Leading in the Virtual Environment: Discussions with Insurance Leaders

Fully remote and hybrid environments are here to stay and insurance leaders are continuing to evolve their styles and strategies to accommodate shifting needs. In this episode, host Greg Jacobson sits down with Stan Galanski, founder of G58 Capital, board chair of Prosight Specialty and board member of Aviva’s Canadian business; Maroun Mourad, president of global underwriting at Verisk; and Gerardo Monroy, senior vice president of Aflac U.S. Innovation Strategy and Execution. These three industry executives share their insights and experiences, as well as how leaders can most effectively move forward in the new working environment.

Episode 1: Exploring the Current State of the Insurance Labor Market

While BLS data may show a rising insurance unemployment rate, the results of the Q3 2021 Insurance Labor Outlook Study tell a different story. In this episode, Jeff Rieder, partner at Aon and head of Ward, joins host Greg Jacobson to discuss the current state of the insurance labor market and the recent labor study's results. Tune in for insight on what insurance leaders can expect in the next 12 months, as well as how to attract top talent in this candidate's market.

Trailer: Welcome to The Insurance Talent Podcast

Greg Jacobson and Rick Jacobson, co-CEOs of The Jacobson Group, celebrate 50 years of providing talent to the insurance industry. As part of our 50-year celebration, we're excited to launch The Insurance Talent Podcast, which will discuss the talent topics necessary for insurance leaders to thrive in an evolving environment. In this episode, take a trip down memory lane to hear how the company and the insurance industry have changed in the past half-century.