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This is The Power Producers Podcast where we are refining and redefining the sales game.  A place where sales professionals can come to learn from other sales professionals and thought leaders who have mastered their craft. As well as their peers who are still striving for perfection to achieve their “why”.  Real sales professionals. Real stories. Real results. Are you ready to feel the power?

Power Producers Podcast

Sometimes You Gotta be a Renegade with Mike McDonough, Episode #14

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers, and co-host Kyle Houck interview Mike McDonough, the leader of Worker’s Comp Renegade and director of McDonough Insurance Services. Mike talks about how he shifted his career from being in the food industry into the insurance services, the Worker’s Comp Renegade being a strategic partner, and the impact that the Worker’s Comp creates in an employer’s life.

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Planning, Preparing and Patience with Jennifer Klages, Episode #13

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck interview Jennifer Klages, owner of My Choice Insurance Group PLLC. Jennifer shares how she became an agency owner, the challenges she faced, and how her passion and resilience have helped her become the great agency owner she is today.

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Flooding the Internet with Chris Greene, Episode #12

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck interview Chris Greene, President of The Flood Insurance Guru. Chris talks about the importance of flood insurance, the difference between Private Flood Insurance and the NFIP, and the three things that helped him build a national brand for his company.

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Inside the Insurance Mosh Pit with Ricky Hayter, Episode #11

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck interview Ricky Hayter, owner of ANR Insurance Group. Ricky shares the challenges he faced when starting his own company and why researching is so important in insurance. Ricky also explains how ANR Insurance Group focuses on superior client experience.

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The Riches are in the Niches with Bob Klinger, Episode #10

In today’s episode of The Power Producers Podcast, host  David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck, interviews Bob Klinger, President and CEO of Klinger Insurance Group located in Germantown, Maryland. Bob discusses his military background, what brought him into the insurance industry, marketing strategy, his staff, and giving back.

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Making Music in the Middle Market with Josh Gurley, Episode #9

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers, and co-host Kyle Houck interview Josh Gurley, the vice president of Hunt-Miller Insurance Agency Inc. Josh talks about the importance of transparency, education, behaviors, and good relationships. Josh also shares how specific behaviors can lead to success.

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Special Episode: Military Community Engagement Through Education with Bryan Bergjans

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers interviews Bryan Bergjans, National Director of Military & Veteran Lending at Caliber Home Loans. Bryan talks about what Caliber is doing for military personnel and veterans during COVID-19 and how Caliber works to bridge the home loan education gap with community outreach. Bryan also discusses why it is important to think outside the box, expand your commitment, and message through organizations that are outside your industry.

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Beards and Buffett with Jason Kilgo, Episode #8

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck interview Jason Kilgo, Founder of KilGO Insurance. Jason talks about how they treat their clients, providing the best rate with a good policy, and making sure their clients are satisfied. Jason also shares how his team has been working remotely even before the quarantine and how he manages Zoom meetings with clients.

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Treating Technology as a Team Member with Scott Beene, Episode #7

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck interview Scott Beene, the CEO of Diversicom Corporation. Scott Beene talks about his unique views of Managed Services and why you should invest in Managed Service Provider. Scott also shares that he participated in four different groups and why building trust and relationships with clients is important.

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Local Traffic Cop with Chris Langille, Episode #6

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck interview Chris Langille, Founder of Advisor Evolved. Chris talks about website development, the importance of SEO and pay-per-click, knowing the entire process from top to bottom in doing niche marketing, and the importance of having a VA in the organization

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Walk Softly and Carry a Big Selfie Stick with Gabe Oh, Episode #5

In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck interview Gabriel Oh, Principal at Western Pacific Insurance Group. Gabe talks about how he got into the business of insurance, his passion to support small local businesses, and shares his advice on how business owners can start doing something for their communities.

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The Auto Shop Whisperer with Chris Cotton, Episode #4

In episode 4, we welcome Chris Cotton, founder of AutoFix SOS to the show. Chris spends his time helping automotive repair facilities improve their processes and, in many cases saves their business. Several years ago, Chris and his wife sold their home and a good bit of their personal belongings. They bought a fifth wheel and that is how they visit their clients. We envy his ability to be flexible and change his work environment while delivering excellent value to his clients.In addition to the morning routine mentioned on the show, Chris spends 45 minutes daily on Duolingo learning to speak German, Italian and Portuguese.

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Using CRM and Automation to Reel in The Big Fish with David LeFevre, Episode #3

In this episode, David and Kyle talk with David LeFevre from Salespwr.com. David is a CRM and Automation expert with a ridiculous resume in the marketing space. David is an avid fisherman, a father, and an overall good guy. David spends time unpacking the biggest obstacles he has encountered while implementing CRMs and automation with his clients and former employers as well as some of the biggest successes. If you are struggling to define your process, this episode is a “must listen.”

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Inside the Mortgage Mind with Bryan Lovell, Episode #2

Inside the Mortgage Mind features Bryan Lovell, National Director of Business Growth at VanDyk Mortgage. Bryan joined VanDyk Mortgage in 2011 as National Sales Manager, bringing over a decade of experience in Sales Leadership positions. He currently serves as the National Director of Business Growth, where he focuses on growing their branches and sourcing new recruits and opportunities.Bryan is a John Maxwell Team certified independent speaker, coach and trainer and enjoys helping others break through ceilings of achievement. He enjoys playing and coaching soccer, softball, and spending time with his family.

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