Gary Brecht

Independent Insurance Professional

Location
Davenport, Iowa Area
Industry
Insurance

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Gary Brecht's Overview

Past
  • Retired Sales manager at American Hardware Mutual Insurance Company
  • Sales Manager at American Hardware Insurance
  • Regional Sales Mgr. at John Deere Insurance Co.
  • Regional Sales Manager at John Deere Insurance Co
Education
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Gary Brecht's Summary

Entered the commercial insurance profession with John Deere Insurance Company in 1973. Spent 27 years there. Thirteen of those years were in Wisconsin as a producer; two as a field manager; five as Western Region Sales Manager, and seven as a Market Support Manger. After JDI I spent five years with American Hardware Mutual; three as a field manager and two as a producer. I am now happily retired.

As for current goals I hope to be a loving grand parent to two terrific grand children; and a loving companion to my wife, Barbara.

Specialties: Management of a large sales force. Calculating annual budgets. Attainment of sales and profit goals through long term planning and short term execution. Creating resources for the sales staff such as training materials, sales literature, etc. Certified Sales Trainer. Conducting and managing exhibits at trade shows. Planning large sales meetings.Conducting customer focus groups and producer council sessions.

Gary Brecht's Experience

Retired Sales manager

American Hardware Mutual Insurance Company

20022007 (5 years)

Sales Manager

American Hardware Insurance

20012006 (5 years)

Regional Sales Mgr.

John Deere Insurance Co.

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DE; Machinery industry

19861991 (5 years)

Regional Sales Manager

John Deere Insurance Co

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DE; Machinery industry

19861991 (5 years)

Gary Brecht's Skills & Expertise

  1. Workers Compensation
  2. Word
  3. Excel
  4. Commercial Insurance
  5. Property & Casualty Insurance
  6. General Liability
  7. Sales
  8. Management
  9. Legal Liability

Gary Brecht's Education

Western Illinois University

B.A., English Literature

19631968

Activities and Societies: Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion. Secretary of my homeowners' association.

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