Progress Over Perfection with Jennifer DeMello-Johnson, Vice President of Agency Services at Amerisure Insurance.

By Jeremy Weisz posted 12-20-2020 11:29 PM


Jennifer DeMello-Johnson is the Vice President of Agency Services at Amerisure Insurance. She is responsible for developing and providing industry-leading solutions that accelerate the growth and profitability of Amerisure's select partner agencies. Jennifer has over 25 years of experience in leadership, HR, and resource management.

Prior to joining Amerisure, Jennifer was the Global Resource Delivery Director for Dell EMC, where she developed resource management processes and innovative shared solutions in a consultative services environment. Currently, she serves as an Executive Board Member and Chairman of the Resources Development Committee for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn: 

  • Where Jennifer DeMello-Johnson got her spark for business and networking 
  • Jennifer recalls her transition from a musician to an insurance executive
  • How was Amerisure prepared for the challenges of 2020?
  • The importance of creating an IRL experience in a URL world
  • Jennifer shares current and future trends in the insurance industry
  • Jennifer’s leadership style: progress over perfection 
  • The valuable lesson Jennifer learned about deciphering the wants vs. needs of a customer 
  • How to effectively evaluate and train a producer for success
  • Jennifer’s thoughts on core competency skills, such as demonstrating a level of understanding and creativity

In this episode…

As the saying goes, "The beginning of wisdom lies in one's willingness to understand." This statement is also true for building effective relationships and cultivating the next generation of thought leaders. That’s why Jennifer DeMello-Johnson prioritizes effective communication between her team and clients at Amerisure Insurance.

For Jennifer, the key to future success is cultivating strong relationships both inside and outside of her company. Her emphasis on progress over perfection has allowed her team to create high-level producers and leaders in the insurance industry and beyond. So, what makes Jennifer's model so effective—and how can you implement it at your company?

Tune in to this week's episode of Level Up as host Nick Araco sits down with the Vice President of Agency Services at Amerisure Insurance, Jennifer DeMello-Johnson. Together, they discuss progress over perfection, the importance of maintaining and building new relationships, and the exciting future of the insurance industry. Jennifer also shares one of the lessons she learned early on in her career and how it still guides her today. Stay tuned!

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