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IIABNJ Launches U.S. Veterans Pre-Licensing Program

The Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of New Jersey (IIABNJ) is launching a new program aimed at supporting the men and women of the armed forces and assisting them in finding post-military careers in the insurance industry. IIABNJ’s new program, …

BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Co. Hires DVIC Graduate for Miami Office

Shawn Kay has joined the staff at BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Company as a customer service representative in the Miami office working with personal insurance clients. Kay joined BB&T-OTC after completing his training with Disabled Veterans Insurance Careers, a nonprofit organization …

Veteran Gambled and Won in Starting Own Agency

A recent study from the Small Business Administration suggests there is a strong correlation between self-employment and past military experience. Veterans are at least 45 percent more likely to start their own businesses than those without military background, according to …

Mission Accomplished: Post-Military Job with a Purpose

One of the things Shane Crockett loved about being in the military was the sense of purpose he felt on the job every day, something he said was missing from his first post-military job as an engineer. So like the …