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Joe Smith, President & CEO, Smith Brothers Insurance
April 25, 2018

Smith Brothers Insurance held its 7th Annual Walking Day on April 11, 2018. Some pictures from the day are in this month’s photo collage – we had a great turnout – even folks who were traveling or on vacation walked with us this year! This annual …

Stephanie Patel
April 13, 2018

     Members of Smith Brothers Insurance Hospitality Team (Anand Patel, Frank Zurlo, and myself) attended the Asian American Hotel Owners Association annual national convention and trade show of 2018. This year the events took place at G …

Joe Smith, President & CEO, Smith Brothers Insurance
March 28, 2018

I read an article on “questioning” and how effective it is to be great at questions versus answers. The article focuses on a process for creating an environment for getting people to ask great questions uninhibited from the pressure of “judgement or ha …

Joe Smith, President & CEO, Smith Brothers Insurance
March 12, 2018

As many of you know, in 2013 I co-founded a non-profit called Kids For Kids CT with two other coaching Dad’s in Glastonbury, CT. Kids For Kids CT was created for the sole purpose of teaching children in the Glastonbury, CT school system to raise money …

Administrator
March 6, 2018

The small business market is big. The U.S. small commercial market represents about one-third of the total commercial lines market and generates between $99 billion and $103 billion in direct written premium, according to a 2016 McKinsey & Co. repo …

Joe Smith, President & CEO, Smith Brothers Insurance
January 24, 2018

Last month, some of my peers who are leaders and entrepreneurs and I, met with the University of Connecticut Men’s Hockey Team. Their head coach, Mike Cavanaugh, provides multiple opportunities throughout the year for his student-athletes to meet with …

Joe Smith, President & CEO, Smith Brothers Insurance
January 24, 2018

Each New Year’s Eve, my family and I share about the year now behind us – gratitude, greatest achievement, biggest lesson, best experience, funniest moment – and we share our outlooks on the new year – goals, hopes, dreams. Professionally, I do the sam …

Nina Meigs
December 1, 2017

As a Personal Lines Insurance Advisor and a parent of two new teen drivers, I have mixed emotions watching my kids transition into this new ‘life stage’. I am excited about the possibility of ending my taxi driver days and, at the same time, concerned …

Kyle Wolff
November 3, 2017

My name is Kyle Wolff. I am a husband, father, a former special operations officer for the US Government, a first time blogger and a Risk Advisor with Smith Brothers Insurance. My teammate, Brian Terry, was killed in action December 14, 2010. He died f …

Administrator
November 2, 2017

Cyber attack exposure to businesses continues to grow and become more unpredictable and uncertain. Authorities and shareholders are holding management and executives accountable, yet managing this risk is ever more challenging. The Cyber exposure is no …