Marriott Hotel
Marriott Hotel, 555 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

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Event Date Sun Mar 24 EDT - Tue Mar 26 EDT (over 2 years ago)
Location Marriott Hotel
555 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Region Americas

800 opportunities to learn.Be one of them.Independent doesn’t mean alone when you join 800 like-minded indie insurance pioneers in NOLA at Elevate 2019. Bring your curiosity, ideas and desire to learn, leave with lasting connections, real-world tactics and some serious


2019 Speakers


Chip Bacciocco
Chief Executive Officer, Agency Nation /

Sydney Roe
Director of Brand Engagement, Agency Nation

Joey Giangola
Managing Editor, Agency Nation


Tyler Asher
President, Independent Agent Distribution, Liberty Mutual Business Lines and Safeco Insurance

Reid French
Chief Executive Officer, Applied Systems

Bob Rusbuldt
Chief Executive Officer, Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America

Greg Tacchetti
Chief Information and Strategy Officer, State Auto

Donald Miller
Chief Executive Officer, StoryBrand

Reid Holzworth
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, TechCanary

Amy Zupon
Chief Executive Officer, Vertafore

Phil Nottingham
Video Marketing Strategist, Wistia

Billy Williams, Ph.D
President & Chief Executive Officer, Williams Family Investment Group & Inspire a Nation Business Mentoring

Tom Minkler
President, Clark-Mortenson Insurance and Financial Services

Jon Jensen
Chief Executive Officer, Correll Insurance Group

W. Robert Berkley, Jr.
President & Chief Executive Officer, W. R. Berkley Corporation

Mark Berven
Executive Vice President, Strategy & Product Management, Nationwide Insurance

Grant Botma
Founder, Stewardship

Matt Sapaula
Co-Owner, PHP Agency

Matt Naimoli
Co-Founder, G&N Insurance

Zack Gould
Co-Founder, G&N Insurance

Jeff Bair
Head of IA and Affinity Marketing, Foremost Insurance Group

Dani Kimble
Chief Marketing Officer, The O'Neill Group

Nate Bunty
Managing Partner, Heritage Insurance Agency

Robert Macoviak
President, Oyer, Macoviak and Associates

Una Roy
Vice President of Operations, Excalibur Insurance Group

Chris Greene
Insurance Agent/Owner, The Flood Insurance Guru powered by Community First Agency

Scott Greene
Producer, Elliott Insurance Agency

Jeff Teschke
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Forge3

Ashley Whitney
President, Harbor/Brenn Insurance Agencies

Seth Zaremba
Owner, Zinc

Rahim Virani
President, Texan Insurance

Jerry Nicklow
Marketing Director, Huff Insurance

Matt Simon
Vice President, Hill & Hamilton Insurance

Kelly Donahue
President, Agency Performance Partners & Agency Appeal

Andy Priesman
Chief Executive Officer, Cover Desk LLC

Patrick Muscenti
Vice President, McGowan Insurance

Saima Shaukat
CRO, TechCanary

Michael Konialian
General Manager, CoverWallet for Agents, CoverWallet

Joseph D'Souza
Founder, ProNavigator

Jason Walker
Managing Partner, Smart Harbor & AscendIA

Raution Jaiswal
Co-Founder/Chief Executive Officer, InsuredMine

Ryan Collier
Chief Digital Officer, Risk Placement Services

Brandon Smith
Managing Partner, GiiG

Erin Nutting
Agency Owner, Integrity Insurance Services

Jordan Goodman
Chief Financial Officer, Total CSR

Michael Albert
Co-Founder, Ask Kodiak

John Pergande
Chief Executive Officer, InsureZone

Bryan Baird
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, xagent

Ken Wohl
Head of Marketing, Indio Technologies Inc.

Robby Burton
President, Burton & Company

Marcus Hayes
Director Of Operations, Lightspeed Voice

Rick Fox
President, Agency Revolution

Chris Cline
Distribution Specialist Leader, Westfield

Allan Egbert
Co-Founder, Ask Kodiak

Lou Geremia
CRO, Bold Penguin

Melissa Kahl
Agency Specialists Leader, Westfield

Kiki Johnson
Co-Founder, Insurance Agent App

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors

• Trusted Choice Independent Insurance Agents
• Liberty Mutual Insurance

• Applied
• TechCanary
• Nationwide

• Central Insurance Companies
• Ascendia
• Berkley

• Vertafore
• Westfield
• Motorists Insurance Group
• Count on EMC Insurance
• ePayPolicy
• Travelers
• Marble Box
• Lift Local
• Agentero
• Progressive

• Ivans
• Agency Performance Partners
• Insure Response
• Doublea Solutions
• Cole Information
• Agency CFO
• General Agents Acceptance Corporation
• Ohio Mutual Insurance Group
• Foremost Insurance Group
• Grange Insurance
• State Auto Insurance Companies
• Risk Placement Services
• Element
• West Bend
• Plymouth Rock Assurance
• MetLife
• The Honover Insurance Group
• ConnectQuote
• Careington
• BusyKid
• The Cincinnati Insurance Companies
• Avyst
• Answer Financial
• Simply Easier Payments
• HomeTownQuotes
• Agency Marketing Machine