November 4, 2012
NAME: Tony Angelo
NEW JOB TITLE: Kennesaw, Ga.-based regional vice president of the southeast region Philadelphia Insurance Cos.
PREVIOUS POSITION: Birmingham, Ala.-based regional sales manager for Alabama and Mississippi for Philadelphia Insurance Cos.
CHALLENGES FACING THE INDUSTRY: What you just saw on the East Coast. No carrier is able to escape the increase in weather-related incidents. Last year we had tornadoes. Finding a way to stay in the game and be profitable is a challenge.
FIRST EXPERIENCE IN THE INDUSTRY JOB MARKET: Twenty years ago when I was in college I had an internship with the brokerage Sedgwick James Inc. (now Marsh Inc.). … I was one of the few who came out of college wanting a career in this field.
ADVICE: Come to work everyday with the goal of making a difference.