Rick Holmes - Building an Agency from Scratch
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Rick Holmes is the founder and president of Lake Shore Benefits in Birmingham, Alabama. At age 24, Holmes started his own insurance agency dealing with disability and life insurance. However, over the years, he expanded outward and upward into the spaces of health, dental, vision, and the list goes on. Commanding a fleet of his own doesn’t come without its challenges, though.

On this episode of the Insurance Leadership Podcast, Holmes breaks down the ins and outs of starting your own agency. From humble beginnings, he walks through the different facets of his journey to hopefully help someone trying to start their own humble beginnings from forming an LLC and cold calling to opening an office space.

You won’t want to miss this insider wisdom. Tune in to this episode of the Insurance Leadership Podcast, and soak in the invaluable knowledge Rick Holmes brings to the table.

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