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Small-Town Roots to Big-Time Dreams
D. Gaines Lanier built the family business into one of the largest private brokerages in the nation.
BY  LOUISE LAGUE


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The Color of Money
What does going green really mean? These brokers are happy they found out.
BY  LESLIE WERSTEIN HANN


Group Benefits arrow 
Stable Relations
Compelling reseach finds it's the healthy who distort the insurance market, and employer-sponsored health insurance plans are the best cure.
BY  KEITH CROCKER AND JOHN MORAN


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Odd Ball
Odd Ball
BY  BECKY SQUIRES


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But They Don’t Wear Cleats
Wanna field a winning team? Keep the new players coming
BY  ROB LIEBLEIN


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ANALYSIS

Insurance Wholesalers -- Kevin Amrhein
Channel Check
Creative Types
Ever wonder how many of those innovative programs got started?

Current Legal Issues -- Scott Sinder
Legal Ease
No More Blinders
The NAIC begins to acknowledge federal action is inevitable, and they want a seat at the table.

Regulatory Issues -- Joel Wood
Under the Dome
Captains Courageous
Natural disasters bring out our best and worst. We’re not as bad as our detractors paint us, nor are we as good as we like to think we are.

International Risk -- Coletta Kemper
Global Scale
When It Reigns, It Cascades
Sovereign calls for cascading excise taxes for foreign insurance and reinsurance policies on U.S. risks—and brokers could be left holding the bag.

Human Resources -- Julia Kramer
Managing Principals
Back to the Future
When it’s difficult to recruit and retain top talent, change how you conduct the business of staffing.

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