Chris Paradiso

As my social media journey took off, I became passionate about sharing my newfound secret with other agents. I believe the more agents that embrace social media, the more our industry will flourish. As agents and brands, we need to embrace change and newer ways of doing business, or our options will diminish quickly.

Since I am an agency owner, I speak directly to the challenges and successes our agency has undergone. The road to social media success is about understanding your brand and telling the world why someone should purchase insurance from you. Social media channels are the place to connect and communicate with customers and prospects in a way that never previously existed.

I want to show your agency how to make these channels work for you.

Thursday, March 15th 

2PM - 3:30PM

-Chris Paradiso: Don’t have a million dollars to advertise?How to win against the big guns and grow your Agency

Sponsored by Florida Family Insurance Company

Friday, March 16th 

9:45AM - 10:15AM

Key Note Speaker, Chris Paradiso:


Oxana Hammes

  Oxana was born and raised in Far Eastern Russia, where she earned her Master's Degree in Tourism Management and Hospitality. She came to the United States in 2008 and—after working several years in the scrap recycling industry—moved to Des Moines, Iowa where she met her husband and joined Rocket Referrals in a business development role. Ever since, Oxana has been helping insurance agents across the U.S. implement effective referral and client retention strategies. At Rocket Referrals, Oxana works directly with agents to discover ways they could use technology to streamline processes and increase profitability. She passes her ideas and hands-on experience directly to the development team; thus transforming concepts into real-life software. 

In her spare time Oxana instructs yoga, spends time with her husband and cat, and speaks and writes on the topics of healing eating disorders, self-acceptance and yoga.

Thursday, March 15th

3:35PM - 5PM -Rocket Referrals:Ok, I sold a policy, how do I keep in touch and d get referrals?


Tabitha DeGirolano


Tabitha is program manager and an underwriter Insurance Agents Professional Liability unit a on a nationwide basis.  She has specialized in Insurance Agents Professional Liability for 15 years  and she has been with All Risks for 7 years. Tabitha holds a Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) designation.


Thursday, March 15th 

9AM- 10:55AM

-All Risks: E&O Class (CE)



Ed Lamont


Ed's hosted and led scores of sales, sales management, and personal marketing webinars for insurance companies, state insurance associations, and training firms since 1997. Additionally, he's provided "One on One" coaching to hundred's of insurance sales professionals.

Thursday, March 15th  

9AM- 10:55AM

How to attract clients and become the “Insurance Expert"

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