Interesting read on the up and coming leaders and companies in the insurance industry. According to McKinsey the average age of insurance professionals is pegged at 59 years old, but the industry is changing. “By 2020, the insurance industry will be hiring around 400,000 people,” said Lindsey Pollak, The Hartford’s millennial workplace expert. “This is happening because of the retirement of baby boomers and the growth of the industry. The problem is, only about 5 percent of millennial students in college say they are interested in studying a field related to insurance,” adds Pollak,
With such high hopes for their future, millennials embarked down a road of immense dreams. For some, those dreams are already coming true. Across every industry, millennials are reinventing the way the world works, just as earlier generations have done. The insurance and financial services space is no exception. A select group of math whizzes, product visionaries and sales stars are building a compelling future for the industry. This list, the first of its kind for LifeHealthPro, tells the stories of 30 of them.