75 Years Strong with Ryan Reynolds, Episode #305


In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck interview Ryan Reynolds, Principal and President of Grimes Insurance. They dive into a candid discussion about the challenges and triumphs of acquiring and modernizing an established insurance agency. 

Ryan shares his journey from State Farm to owning a 75-year-old agency, detailing his strategic approach to growth and industry adaptation.

Key Topics:

  • Challenges of transitioning from a captive agent to an independent agency owner
  • The process and impact of modernizing an older, established agency
  • Strategies for scaling and growing an insurance business
  • Building a team and fostering trust among long-time employees
  • The importance of understanding and adapting to market conditions
  • Ryan’s approach to client retention and education in a changing insurance landscape
  • Insights into navigating and managing carrier relationships

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