Now & Then Challenge

We asked some of our employees to share where they were at the beginning of their career in insurance and where they are now. Here's what they had to say.

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“As I celebrate my 30th year in the Insurance industry, I can’t think of a better career choice. Where else can you make a difference, meet great people, travel the world, learn something new every day and have a blast doing it?”


Laura Allen
Vice President, Southeast Region Binding


"Every day our industry brings new challenges and opportunities to learn, grow, compete and be successful. We are in a business that helps people when they need it most, securing the promise of putting their lives and businesses back together. Working for RPS has allowed me to work for a great company that believes in the value of mentorship and giving back to others less fortunate. Success in our industry requires a lot of hard work and perseverance. You learn quickly that you do not always win but when you compete with honesty and integrity you win more than you lose. I feel grateful and blessed to have a career that rewards you for helping others."


- Mike Kokonas

Area Vice President: Chicago Property




“Coming from a family of 10 with half of us being in the industry, it seemed like a natural fit. I truly enjoy my career due to the collaborative and driven people I’m surrounded by each day…”


- Mark Gallagher

Vice President, National Transportation

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