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August 22, 2018

Exciting New Agency Development Team Introductions [VIDEO]

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The Agency Development Department continues to make strides to form the best possible team of experts for our members! Tony Caldwell, OAA CEO, has some exciting announcements to share about a couple new faces on the AD team.

New Team Member Updates

Jeana Courtois

Jeana Courtois has officially made a transition in our company to Agency Development. Her specialty in operational management could be a great help to your insurance agency.

Another new member of the Agency Development team is Ryan McLaughlin. He is an Agency Development Field Specialist and is an expert in commercial business.

Ryan McLaughlin

Ryan McLaughlin is a terrific new hire that we have made recently at OAA. Ryan's had a long career in producing successfully commercial insurance businesses and has joined our Agency Development Team. One of the things that Ryan is doing is leading the charge in Business Insurance Advantage at SIAA's Training Program for people who want to learn how to write commercial insurance successfully. Both BIA and Ryan can be a big help to you or your producers if you're interested in growing your commercial insurance business. If you'd like to learn more, contact Ryan by reaching out to our Agency Development Team. 

And don't miss out on the new, exciting ways to be more involved in the OAA community. Get to know your fellow OAA members and connect on a personal level with your agency development team on OAA's new Facebook group, "Our Alliance". Jeana tells you more about this below. If you are interested in joining, request to join here. This group is exclusive to OAA members.


OAA members, we have something special for you. We have a new Facebook group dedicated to helping our members grow their agencies. It's called Our Alliance. Search it in Facebook by Groups and we will approve you so you can reach this great content that will help you grow agency. You can also collaborate with other agencies. We really want it to be a place where our members can have resources and access to us and help us develop you. Hope to see you soon!

Tony Caldwell is a modern “renaissance man,” who is not only immensely successful in the field of insurance, but is also a writer, children’s advocate, mentor and even a licensed pilot.

Always keen on helping others make their dreams come true, Tony and his team have helped independent agents grow into more than 250 independent agencies. This has made OAA the number one ranked Strategic Master Agency of SIAA for the last 5 years, and one of Oklahoma's 25 Best Companies to Work for.

Tony loves to share his knowledge, insight and wisdom through his bestselling books as well as in free mediums including podcasts and blogs.

Tony and his family are members of Crossings Community Church, and he is very active in community initiatives: he’s chairman of It’s My Community Initiative, Inc., a nonprofit working with disadvantaged people in Oklahoma City; and chairman of the Oklahoma Board of Juvenile Affairs., and he has served through many other organizations including the Salvation Army, Last Frontier Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and the Rotary Club.

In his spare time, Tony enjoys time with his family. He’s also an active outdoorsman and instrument-rated commercial pilot.