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R&R Insurance Services’ Brandy Enger Named Private Client Executive

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Tue, Feb 21, 2017 @ 08:02 AM

Brandy-Enger-Private-Client-Executive-670755-edited.pngWaukesha, WI – Brandy Enger of R&R Insurance Services was recently named Private Client Executive.

As a Private Client Executive, Brandy excels at providing customized, holistic solutions for high-net worth individuals and families. From home and auto insurance to coverage for families’ most valued assets, her extensive knowledge of the risks that affluent individuals face provides solutions for how to mitigate their potential impact.

Brandy’s expertise includes contracts with exclusive carriers that close coverage gaps, proactive claims advocacy for complex claim situations, and unbiased advice on both domestic and international issues. In addition, Brandy specializes in developing relationships with clients' trusted advisors - from wealth managers and financial planners to attorneys and accountants - to form a cohesive team that works together to create a holistic approach to asset management.

“Brandy is an incredible asset to our qualified team of insurance professionals,” states Dan Wolfgram, Executive VP Personal Lines. “R&R is proud to insure successful families throughout Wisconsin and we look forward to the new opportunities Brandy brings to our team.”

Brandy earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management and Services from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. She joined R&R’s team in 1999 as a Personal Lines Customer Service Agent and has held the role of Director of Personal Lines for the last 18 years. Actively involved in the Oconomowoc Chamber, Brandy also sits on WCTC’s Business Management Advisory Board.

Click here for more information on Brandy Enger.

Topics: R&R Insurance, R&R Insurance Services, Personal Lines, R&R Insurance News

R&R Named a Winner of Best Places to Work in Insurance Award

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Mon, Jan 04, 2016 @ 11:01 AM

Freeman_Article_Photo.jpgBusiness Insurance® named R&R Insurance Services, Inc. as one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance for 2015.

According to Business Insurance®, the award is based on a two-part assessment of the company. The first portion includes a questionnaire completed by the employer about company policies, practices and demographics. The second portion is a confidential employee survey on engagement and satisfaction. Companies recognized fall into three categories — large employer, medium employer and small employer — in the industry segments of benefits brokers and consultants, claims managers, group life/health insurers, property/casualty insurers, retail agents/brokers, reinsurance brokers, reinsurers and wholesale brokers/managing general agents.

At R&R, the employees feel strongly about their workplace, including Human Resources Director Nora Hauser.

“The energy at R&R Insurance Services is palpable,” Hauser said. “The people here make all the difference in ensuring that this company is one of the best places to work.”

Business Insurance® is dedicated to honoring employers that have created an environment in which people thrive and enjoy their work. This award proves that R&R has not only served the insurance needs of southeastern Wisconsin, but also the needs of their employees in creating a great workplace.

Click here to learn more about the current Career Opportunities at R&R.

Topics: R&R Insurance Services, Awards

R&R Insurance Services, Inc. Welcomes Commercial Account Executive Jason Navarro

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Mon, Nov 02, 2015 @ 08:11 AM

R&R Insurance Services welcomes Jason Navarro as Commercial Account Executive.

Jason comes to R&R with over 15 years of insurance experience. He has an extensive background in commercial insurance including general liability, products liability, auto and property and workers’ compensation. Jason’s previous roles included leading the middle market underwriting team for a national Insurance company, and underwriting commercial accounts for several insurance companies in the state of Wisconsin. Jason shares a passion for helping customers build a program for their individual business needs.

“We are excited to bring Jason’s extensive insurance background to R&R,” states Jack Riesch, Owner & Executive Vice President. “His previous experience in the commercial insurance industry will be an incredibly valuable asset to our growing Property & Casualty practice. Jason will be focusing his insurance strengths in manufacturing, construction and aviation businesses throughout Southeast Wisconsin.” 

Topics: R&R Insurance Services

R&R Insurance Services Welcomes Commercial Account Executive Scott Shaver

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Thu, Aug 06, 2015 @ 15:08 PM

Shaver_Scott_3682Waukesha, WI - R&R Insurance Services welcomes Scott Shaver as Commercial Account Executive.

Scott comes to R&R with over 25 years of insurance experience in providing strategic and operational leadership. He has an extensive background in commercial insurance including general liability, products liability, auto and property, with an emphasis in workers’ compensation. Scott’s previous executive leadership roles include managing a large workers’ compensation claim department for a mono-line work comp carrier, and managing a corporate self-insured claim department for a Fortune 500 manufacturer with multiple global locations and over 11,000 employees.

“We are excited to bring Scott’s extensive background in risk management and workers’ compensation to R&R,” states Frank Maurer, Executive Vice President of Commercial Sales. “His executive leadership experience in the insurance industry will be an incredibly valuable asset to our growing Property & Casualty practice.”

Topics: R&R Insurance Services, New Hire

R&R Insurance Services Welcomes Employee Benefits Consultants Gotzler and Sewell

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Fri, Jun 19, 2015 @ 13:06 PM

Waukesha, WI - R&R Insurance Services welcomes Dan Gotzler and Jeff Sewell as Employee Benefits Consultants.

Gotzler_Dan_1635With an extensive background in Sales and Business Development, Gotzler will specialize in Group Health Insurance and Employee Benefits. Gotzler was most recently the Director of Business Development at Jannsen + Company, assisting companies throughout Wisconsin with Accounting, Payroll, IT, Human Resources and Wealth Management solutions.Gotzler_Dan_1635

Sewell-Jeff_9826Specializing in healthcare compliance and regulations, Sewell joins R&R with a substantial background in sales, marketing, operations and management. Previously a Regional Sales Director, Sewell provided marketing, implementation and promotion of Pre-Tax Benefit Offerings across a majority of the state.

 “We are very excited about the continued growth of R&R, specifically in our Employee Benefits practice,” states David Lancaster, Vice President of Employee Benefits. “Both Dan and Jeff bring extensive experience to our growing team, and we look forward to expanding our opportunities in Southeastern Wisconsin.”

Topics: R&R Insurance Services, New Hire

Millennials in the Workplace

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Tue, Jun 02, 2015 @ 15:06 PM

Jenna_and_Dab_Freeman_Article_2015Waukesha - Working with several employees of the millennial generation has had more ups than downs, said Dan Wolfgram of R&R Insurance. As the executive vice president of personal lines, marketing and communications for the family owned Waukesha insurance company, Wolfgram said millennials are quick to adapt and learn.

"They have the ability to to multi-task," he said. "They are not looking to do a traditional job."

Click here to read the full article from the Waukesha Freeman.

Topics: R&R Insurance Services, News

Jeff Thiel of R&R Insurance Named IIAW Committee Chairman of the Year

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Tue, May 26, 2015 @ 16:05 PM

Jeff-Thiel1Jeff Thiel, Commercial Account Executive at R&R Insurance Services, was named the Committee Chairman of the Year at the Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin (IIAW) state convention in Wisconsin Dells. Jeff chairs the IIAW’s Marketing & Membership Development Committee.

“Jeff consistently demonstrates an exemplary commitment to our Association, his business, and most importantly, his community,” said Matt Banaszynski, IIAW Executive Vice President. “This award recognizes his work to serve in the public’s best interest by holding himself to the highest ethical standards while working to insure the American Dream.”

The IIAW is one of the largest trade association’s in the state with over 5,000 independent insurance agents selling property, casualty, life and health insurance.

Click here to learn more about Jeff. 

Topics: R&R Insurance Services, News, Awards

R&R Insurance Appointed to The Hanover's President's Club

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Mon, May 18, 2015 @ 16:05 PM

Hanover-LogoThe Hanover Insurance Group, a leading provider of property and casualty insurance products and services nationwide, recently honored R&R Insurance Services with an appointment to its President’s Club, an elite group of independent insurance agencies from across the country.

President’s Club agencies meet the highest level of standards with regard to the agency’s ability to deliver value to customers through strong insurance expertise and responsive service.

The Hanover partners with only 2,200 out of a total of 35,000 total independent agents in the country. Across The Hanover’s agents, an elite group of only 125 are honored in its President’s Club each year as the company’s top performers.

“The Hanover has always partnered with the best independent agents in the country who provide real value and outstanding service for their customers,” said Frederick H. Eppinger, president and chief executive officer of The Hanover. "R&R Insurance Services exemplifies what it means to be a truly professional independent agent, providing expert insurance advice, dedicated service and a broad range of products to meet the needs of its customers.”

The agency will be formally recognized for its President’s Club achievement at a national business conference sponsored by The Hanover.


About R&R Insurance:

R&R Insurance Services, Inc. has served the insurance needs of southeastern Wisconsin since 1975. Today, R&R is Wisconsin’s largest singly owned independent insurance agency offering businesses and individuals a full range of insurance products including property, casualty, employee benefits, workers compensation, liability, life, dental and home/auto. R&R is also a shareholder with Assurex Global, a worldwide network of leading independent insurance agencies. For information about R&R Insurance Services, visit R&R online at www.myknowledgebroker.com.


The Hanover – At a Glance:

  • One of the largest and fastest growing property and casualty insurers in the U.S.
  • Specialized products that meet the needs of families, individuals and businesses
  • Since 1852, distributing products through the best independent agents in the U.S.


Topics: R&R Insurance Services, News, Awards

Meet R&R's Dedicated Life Insurance Team

Posted by Stephanie Katzfey

Thu, May 09, 2013 @ 16:05 PM

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With only 44% of US households holding life insurance policies, the decrease in coverage comes at a time when premiums for term life insurance are significantly lower than a decade ago.  Approximately 11 million households with children under the age of 18 are living without this safety net.

Unlike home and auto insurance, life insurance is voluntary.  Too often this leads to procrastination in purchasing.  Many people overlook the need for life insurance until it is too late; if a health condition is uncovered without insurance, the life insurance premiums are significantly higher.  And many times prices are out of reach at that point.

R&R has put together a team of life insurance experts with over 200 years of experience to better serve our clients.  This team will have an increased focus on our wide range of life insurance products to best suit your needs. 

Stop procrastinating and contact one of our knowledgebrokers today!

From left to right (front row): Brooke Wodsedalek, Brandy Enger, Carol Nicholson, Tammy Cross, Jeff Wolfgram
From left to right (back row): Don Levings, Kori Cumley, Dan Wolfgram, Christine Rogers, Patrick Jaskolski, Bill Weston.

Topics: R&R Insurance, R&R Insurance Services, News, Life Insurance, Personal Insurance, Insurance Policies

R&R Welcomes Dan Scheider as Commercial Account Executive

Posted by Resource Center

Sun, Jan 27, 2013 @ 11:01 AM

Dan ScheiderR&R Insurance Services, Inc. welcomes Dan Scheider as Commercial Account Executive.  Scheider comes to R&R with over 5 years of insurance experience. Scheider began his career with National Specialty Insurance (a division of West Bend Mutual) and most recently has spent the past 4 years as Assistant Vice President of American Risk Management Resources Network (ARMR). During that tenure, Scheider focused his background and specialty as a wholesale broker specializing in environmental liability.

Scheider will be concentrating on building a book of business within the manufacturing and construction arenas – specifically in the South and Central part of the state of Wisconsin. “Dan’s background strength in environmental risk will bode well for customers with significant exposure in this area. Both large manufacturers and general contractors have significant exposures that require this kind of knowledge”, states Frank Maurer, Executive Vice President of Commercial Lines for R&R Insurance Services. “We are excited to have Dan on board and look forward to increasing our book of business and exposure in central Wisconsin.”

Scheider holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Michigan University, as well as a minor in marketing. Scheider is studying for his CIC designation – to be completed in May, 2013.

Topics: Dan Scheider, R&R Insurance Services, American Risk Management, Frank Maurer, American Risk Management Resources Network (ARMR), National Specialty Insurance