Joe Siech to the podcast today. Joe shares his unique journey to the corner office as CEO of Beecher Carlson, including the wealth of knowledge he learned along the way. He grew up in rural Iowa, where helping farmers with the hay harvest and detasseling corn were some of his first paychecks. He tells us the story of his long tenure with Beecher Carlson, and the process that led to him becoming the CEO. This includes how loyalty played a part in inspiring him to create a team that felt unified. Joe describes the “cool” experience of helping form a team where everyone is in the same boat, rowing the same direction, and how that has impacted his leadership and helped him lead better. Like many of our CEO guests, he shares how his evolution as a leader went from being a little too hands-on to stepping back a bit. “While it’s important to know what’s going on, you’ve got to let your leaders lead.”
About Joe Siech:
With more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, Joe is responsible for promoting and expanding the Beecher Carlson brand and footprint through client service, prospect development, and team recruitment and development.
Joe began his career as a property underwriter for Arkwright Mutual. He then developed and serviced a large book of risk management clients for Hobbs Group. He joined Beecher Carlson in 2004 and has held numerous sales and leadership positions in the company.
Joe is a graduate of Loras College in Dubeque, Iowa where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Marketing.
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