Chris Kogut: setting goals and meeting them

Chris Kogut: setting goals and meeting them

By Phyl Newbeck When Christine Kogut puts her mind to something, she does it. When she was ten years old she announced she wanted to become an actuary and thirty years later she decided she wanted to be an athlete. Last month, at 44 years of age, the Charlotte actuary ran her fourth Boston Marathon. … Read More »

Yoram Samets: marketing for the greater good

Yoram Samets: marketing for the greater good

By Phyl Newbeck Yoram Samets arrived in Vermont on his BMW motorcycle. The serial entrepreneur had already started and sold 10 businesses, and in 1977 he started two more. One of those businesses, a marketing and communications firm called Kelliher, Samets and Volk (KSV), continues to this day. In the early days, KSV represented local… Read More »

David Palmer: combining the best of two worlds

David Palmer: combining the best of two worlds

By Phyl Newbeck David Palmer wants to clear up the misconception that insurance work is boring. “I love what I do,” he said. “I’ve been doing it for 17 years and it’s something I’m really passionate about. It’s exciting because you’re always meeting new people and looking at unique scenarios. It’s a really great industry.”… Read More »