Ryan Keating isn't surprised he ended up at the West Hartford insurance agency that bears his family's name — he just took a longer route getting there.
"I think I've always known I'd end up working here, it's just I had to go get the experiences," said Keating, 30, vice president at Michael J. Keating Agency, also known as Keating Agency Insurance, where he works for his father and agency president/owner, Michael F. Keating, 59.
Michael's father, Michael J. Keating, started the agency 49 years ago and died in 2009. Michael F. Keating bought the business from his father in 1999 after working 18 years for him. He has grown the independent agency, focused on personal and commercial property and casualty insurance, and wealth management, to $4 million in annual written premiums. Ryan's goal: $10 million to $15 million by about 2022. Continue reading...