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  • Trevor Simm

    The Mistake: The mistake was assuming that our salespeople had already gained the sales experience necessary to do a successful job before joining...

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    Assurance grows D.C. team with hiring of Eric Wolfrey

    Eric will provide business insurance and risk management solutions to a variety of industries with a concentration on the construction industry in the Washington, D.C., and... Read More


  • Nicole Stanton

    The Mistake: Believing people's explanations about why they're leaving the company. I typically trust people. I take them at their word until I’m...

  • Bob Elfanbaum

    The Mistake: Not having a leadership plan in place that accounted for rapid growth. Our company really started in 1999 as a dot-com when rapid growth...

  • Daniel Levitt

    The Mistake: I learned from direct experience that raising money is a very difficult thing for some entrepreneurs. They come up with an idea and go...

  • Ray Sedey

    The Mistake: I grew up in the construction business, and it’s always been my passion. Early in my career, I was ambitious and eager to learn, which...