Dan Lau, Robertson Ryan & Associates (US)
vice president of operations
Over the last three years, Dan Lau has helped grow Robertson Ryan & Associates (RRA) by more than 30%, including increasing the agency’s national footprint. As vice president of operations, Lau works closely with the 120-plus agent-owners at RRA to help solve their clients’ often complex insurance needs. Lau also leads RRA’s Grow Group for newer agent-owners, helping them establish and achieve sales goals. He is also responsible for researching and investing in new technology that will help the agency better serve its clients and agent-owners. Prior to joining RRA, Lau held various roles with West Bend Mutual and Liberty Mutual. He is an active member in the Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin (IIAW), recently serving on the board of directors and as the chairperson for the emerging leaders committee, where he helped redevelop the leadership and sales training offered by IIAW. He was recognized by the association as Wisconsin Agent of the Year, and was one of the Hot 100 industry professionals named by Insurance Business America for 2020. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater with a bachelor’s degree in administration and finance.