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President of Allstate Personal Lines Glenn Shapiro Discusses Changing Insurance Dynamics with Jay D’Aprile, Insurance Practice Leader of Slayton Search Partners

What does an omnichannel approach mean in insurance? In what ways can organizations better support the customer experience? How do major insurers attract technical talent?   Due to changing insurance dynamics many carriers are searching for the answers to these and other questions. I recently sat down with industry leader Glenn Shapiro, the President of […]


Creating a Modern Insurance Culture in the Digital Age

  What’s the number one thing holding back the success of today’s insurance companies? According to an in-depth McKinsey survey of executives, culture is the most significant self-reported barrier to effectiveness and success in the digital age, as opposed to strategy or talent.   An organization’s culture is made up of much more than just […]


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Broadening Market Focus in Group Insurance: A Conversation with Guardian Life

We recently explored several trends in the group insurance market with Jay D’Aprile, who leads the Insurance and Financial Services practice at Slayton Search Partners. Many of these trends are innovative approaches to the business-as-usual model that dominates the sector. Jay concluded that the biggest motivation behind these trends is the effort to stay competitive […]


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5 Market Trends in Group Insurance

Once upon a time, a phone was once simply a phone and nothing more – and group insurance was also just that. But today’s phones are pocket-sized computers that do more than we could have ever imagined. Likewise, today’s group insurance offerings are increasingly complex and multi-faceted.   A significant driver of this change is […]


The Changing Role of an Insurance Industry CFO: From Accountant to Strategic Consultant

Accounting, budgeting, auditing, taxes and more have always been the traditional building blocks of the finance function. But today’s business landscape is rendering those blocks insufficient to the big picture. These elements are foundational to the health of the enterprise, but the role of the CFO has broadened significantly. Especially in the insurance industry, where […]