Erin Lynch’s (pictured) path into the insurance industry was far from conventional. She didn’t have family or friends telling her how great the industry was, and, as a young journalism student, the idea of a career in insurance was certainly never on the cards.
It wasn’t until Lynch got to know a running store owner in Oregon through her capacity as a broadcast journalist that the insurance industry ever came on to her radar. In his day job, the running store owner was a producer at Willis Towers Watson. He thought Lynch’s personality and journalism skillset – communication, attention to detail, meeting deadlines, etc. – would cross over well into an insurance sales role, and he encouraged her to consider a career change.
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