If you work in the insurance industry in Massachusetts, chances are you have had the pleasure of crossing paths with John Koegel. As Eastern Insurance Group’s President & CEO and current Chairman of the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA), John is an inspirational leader who has been in the industry for more than 30 years. Insurance was not John’s initial career path, however … keep reading to find out the details of one of our most interesting EIG Employee Spotlights!
At Eastern Insurance, we pride ourselves on our collaborative work environment. . Our team approach is essential to offering our clients the high level of attention and service they deserve. This summer we added several new interns to our offices and even though they were only with us for a short time, they were able to learn not only about the insurance industry but working as a team in a corporate environment. For our latest staff spotlight, we’re excited to introduce you to three of our summer interns, Michaela Casey, Emily Bernard and Xiaofan Gao!
Starting a new business is an exciting and challenging time, and can often seem like a daunting task to build a strong base for your financial future. Whether you are starting your new business as a side gig, or launching a full-time business and looking for investors, there are a few things that every future business owner needs to do to get started.
Refine your idea
In the age of the side gig, as many as 44 Million Americans are earning extra income from a source that they do not define as their full-time job. From selling homemade goods on Etsy, to contracting out your professional services on the weekends, or being the direct representative for health and beauty products for your friends, the opportunity to earn has never been easier.
Here at Eastern Insurance, we pride ourselves on being a women-led company, with 2/3 of our staff, and our managers, being female. In honor of National Women’s History Month, we’re sharing a few stories and pieces of advice from some of the women of Eastern Insurance.
Strong, destructive storms can occur at any time of the year for New England residents. Just as winter comes to a close, we often receive a wet spring before quickly moving into hurricane season. Storms have been proven to becoming more powerful with increasing severity year over year, especially regarding coastal flooding and power outages.
The winter months bring more than just cold weather and shorter days; they bring winter storms that result in a snow- and ice-covered property. While it may be a winter wonderland for some, as a property manager, snow and ice buildup means lots of hazards with the potential for costly liability.