Jody Sarchett, senior vice president, Lovitt & Touche

Sarchett assists companies with property/casualty insurance and employee benefits solutions. She has concentrations is manufacturing, large nonprofits, and construction.

Advice: “You can’t rely on cold calling or impersonal tactics to build your business. You need to identify your passions, get involved in the community, give back, and focus on building real relationships. Insurance is a people business and your relationships will help you build your reputation and grow both personally and professionally.”

Surprising fact: “I’m an award-winning rodeo champion in both national team roping and the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association Barrel Racing Circuit.”

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