Author Archives: Steve Leitch

About Steve Leitch

Steve has been an Independent Insurance Agent since 1987. He attended UW-Madison where he received a BBA in Risk Management and Insurance. He purchased the Leitch Insurance Agency from his father in 2002, and acquired Croix Insurance Agency in January 2014. Steve has been active in his community and the insurance industry. He will be serving as President-Elect of the IIAW in the coming year. Steve and his wife, Lori, have four sons and reside in River Falls, Wis.

Joys and Challenges of a Family Business

Many industries in the U.S. are full of family businesses, and the insurance agency arena is no exception. With that come the joys and challenges of families working together. I’ve had the pleasure of experiencing that both as “the new kid” working with my father, and now as “the old guy” with two of my sons in the office.

As a quick aside, as I focus on the family nature of our business, I don’t want to discount or exclude the importance of the rest of our staff. We have been blessed with some outstanding employees who don’t share our last name but have been key to our success. For that, I am also forever thankful.

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