Nebraska-based insurance professional recognized as rising star

Gary Thompson Agency's Krae Dutoit has made this year's Insurance Business America Young Guns list

Online PR News – 14-October-2019 – Denver, Colorado – A Nebraska-based insurance professional has been recognized in a prestigious list of the industry's top rising stars.

Gary Thompson Agency's Krae Dutoit has been included in Insurance Business America magazine's annual Young Guns report, recognizing 72 up and comers aged 35 and under who are representing the fresh new faces of America's insurance industry.

In his 12 years with Gary Thompson Agency, particularly his two years as president, Dutoit has helped lead annual revenue growth of nearly 75%. Under Dutoit's leadership, the agency has added six new locations, more than 30 new employees and five new carriers. It has also experienced a 100% increase with its largest carrier, restructured its management group to allow for long-term perpetuation and increased shareholder returns by nearly 30% over the past two years.

In 2015, Dutoit led the opening of the agency's employee benefits division, which, to date, has averaged growth of more than 25% every year and is the agency's fastest-growing division. Dutoit won the agency's New Sales Leader Award every year from 2011 to 2017. In 2016-17, he served as president of the Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska, the youngest in its history.

"This year's Young Guns represent the next generation of leaders in an industry that requires nimbleness, curiosity and an eye for innovation," says the Insurance Business America team. "In this issue, 72 young insurance professionals all 35 years old or younger made the cut in this year's crop of Young Guns and are all making major waves in their respective niches of the insurance world."

For the full report see issue 7.10 of Insurance Business America magazine out now. To view the list and to find out more about Dutoit click HERE:


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