"In my first quarter, I saw the promise of taking care of someone (following a total loss event) fulfilled. That experience, while it was awful to see, shaped my passion for the career."
-Michael Addison, Shareholder/Producer, Ross & Yerger Construction Practice Group
The April 2022 issue of Insurance Journal featured exclusive results from the 2022 Young Agents Survey, where nearly 300 young agents nationwide shared their views on the insurance industry and their experiences as agents.
This annual report also featured the professional stories of five agents who described their journeys into the insurance world, shared why they enjoy being an agent, and offered a few tips on what it takes to make it today as an independent agent.
Michael Addison and Bailey Menetre of Ross & Yerger's Construction Practice Group offered a unique perspective about their partnership and firsthand experience of the impact they make in their clients' lives following a total-loss disaster.
About Ross & Yerger - One of the largest independent, privately-held insurance agencies in the Southeast, Ross & Yerger was established in 1860 and is headquartered in Jackson, MS. The firm has 127 employees throughout their five offices in Jackson, Tupelo, Hattiesburg, New Orleans, and Memphis. Ross & Yerger is licensed in all 50 states, and offers a full range of brokerage services, including insurance, employee benefits, bonds, financial services and risk management consulting. As a niche-focused agency, the firm’s business acumen is unrivaled with industry expertise in the areas of financial institutions, oil and gas services, health care, nonprofits, property management, construction, manufacturing, transportation, personal lines, and employee benefits.