Online Resume

JEFF BIESEN

360 W. Illinois,

Number 620

Chicago, IL 60610

Cell phone: (219) 746-7777

 

 

OBJECTIVE:        To utilize my skills to do what I like to do best…produce business. My niche has been in the construction industry. My past track record and intense drive to build a book of business will allow me to be a successful producer. I want to thrive in a positive and supportive culture.  An environment where people love what they do.

                                     

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

JBI Insurance Group (8/2011- Present)

Owner and Operator of Commercial Insurance Agency. Built book of business in excess of $ 1,500,000 in revenue. Represented 12 different Insurance Carriers/Wholesalers most with direct contracts. Insurance advocate for clients in a wide range of industries.

 

BEKAN Insurance  (8/ 2009- 5/2011)

 

Vice President Commercial Lines

 

Producer and manager of commercial producers.

 

HRH    ( 1/2007-7/2009)

 

Vice President/Producer

 

Produced business concentrating on construction accounts and developers over $25,000 in revenue. Become member of the CFMA and the AASC.

 

The Braman Agency LLC Merrillville, IN   (3/1988 –12/2006)

 

Senior Vice President

Braman Agency is a full-service, independent insurance and risk management brokerage firm. The agency writes all coverages, including all lines of commercial property & casualty insurance, employee benefits, safety and loss control, medical liability, and 401k.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Main responsibility to Produce from cold leads
  • Development of Operations Manager Position, Marketing position and guidelines
  • Developed Construction Unit set up with three Account Managers and a Tech
  • Brought forth concept of Benefits Department
  • Involved with hiring Account Mangers, Operations Manager, IT/Controller position, P&C and Benefits Producers, and train new producers

 

Total Book of Business in Revenue:

  • Jan 2001 $654,076
  • Jan 2002  $782,754
  • Jan 2003  $896,965
  • Jan 2004  $979,674

 

In April 2005 developed an Account Manager specifically to assist me in production efforts.  Sent the bottom 20% of book to SBU department, middle 60% was managed by the AE, and I personally maintained the top 20% of the business.  Since making changes, new business revenue annually in primarily Indiana domiciled business:

  • 2005 – $163,964 New Business
  • 2006 through July – $115,051 New Business
  • Total Book $ 1,198,657 Revenue

 

EDUCATION:   Ball State University – Muncie, Indiana 1983

Bachelor of Science, Management

1998 Obtained the CPCU designation Completed CNA Producer training School

Completed first Session of Sitkins Producer training

Member CBA, CAF, NWIBRT, BCRC

2017 Obtained CRIS designation

 

REFERENCES:       Furnished upon request