Specializing in Fixing Coverage Problems People Don’t Know They Have
Jim Deason has over 37 years experience selling Property and Casualty insurance. He began his insurance career with Farmers Insurance Group, selling and servicing the personal insurance market. Looking for a new challenge he started selling business insurance in 1985 through Siegfried Insurance Agency. He formed Riverside Insurance Services Inc.in 1991 with a partner, and ran the agency for six years. For the past 18 years Jim operated at Arthur J Gallagher (formerly Bryce Insurance) where he continued to service his local commercial customers. He has broad reaching experience in many industries, including manufacturing, building and service contractors, information technology, energy, and transportation. He is a licensed agent in 45 states.
Jim’s unique consultative approach to risk management and insurance begins with establishing a strong understanding of the company operations, ensuring asset protection for the entity, owners, and top executives. He has extensive knowledge of risk management, insurance markets, products, pricing and underwriting. These skills coupled with strong underwriter relationships enable Jim to negotiate a comprehensive cost effective solution that meets his client’s needs. His ability to explain risk management and insurance in a way that is easily understood is demonstrated with long customer relationships spanning decades.
His career achievements include a Top 20 Producer sales award, and seven time winner of the Presidents Club award for one of the largest national insurance brokers. His customer base is a source of many satisfied referrals, and frequent repeat customer relationships.
Jim enjoys playing golf and music, exercise and fly fishing. He and his wife of 31 years enjoy spending time with their grandson, and introducing him to new experiences.
Jim is a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), and has completed multiple sections of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriting (CPCU), and Certified Risk Management (CRM).
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|Jim Deason, CIC
Loftis & Wetzel, Tulsa