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Ciara Gravier on Winning the Start-Up Agency Game

Ciara Gravier CIC, CRM, CCIC, PWCA, CPIA, founder and CEO of The Bunker Insurance & Risk Management joins the show to share all her secrets to winning the start-up independent agency game. Ciara is someone I’ve personally been a fan of for a long time and it was an absolute pleasure to be able to spend time and learn more about her story. You’re going to love this episode…

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Ciara Gravier on Winning the Start-Up Agency Game

In this episode of The Ryan Hanley Show, Ciara Gravier CIC, CRM, CCIC, PWCA, CPIA, Founder and CEO of The Bunker Insurance & Risk Management joins the show to share all her secrets to winning the start-up independent agency game. 

Ciara is someone I’ve personally been a fan of for a long time and it was an absolute pleasure to be able to spend time and learn more about her story. You’re going to love this episode…

Episode Highlights:

  • Why did Ciara establish her own agency? (5:15)
  • Did Ciara ever regret letting the Allstate brands go? (8:09)
  • Ciara shares what they did when she first started the agency. (12:41)
  • Ciara mentions that they were able to assist others in starting their own businesses from the ground up. (15:16)
  • Ciara discusses some of the challenges of not having direct appointments. (18:28)
  • Ciara explains why including business in the books has been difficult for her.  (25:02)
  • Ciara explains why engaging in the killing commercial is one of the best things their agency has ever done. (30:53)
  • Ciara mentions that she enjoyed the podcast with Ryan and James Jenkins. (44:26)
  • Ciara and Ryan discuss Crypto. (51:42)
  • Ciara shares why she believes that her agency is on the right track. (1:04:04)

Key Quotes:

  • “We’re able to help these people find an attorney, find an accountant, you know, set up their businesses from the ground up. They can trust us.” – Ciara Gravier
  • “So we joined Killing Commercial and that has really been the best thing that we’ve done.” – Ciara Gravier
  • “What’s great about this industry is that everyone can achieve success however they want. And everyone has a different roadmap to it.” – Ciara Gravier

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