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Allstate Accelerates California Recruiting

 

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allstate Insurance Company plans to add additional agency owners in California in 2013, expanding its aggressive recruiting campaign for the fifth consecutive year. Allstate signed 58 new exclusive agents in California last year and in 2011, after adding 44 in 2010 and 17 in 2009.

"Allstate is committed to growing in California and to serving more Californians," says Heidi Palmer, Strategic Deployment Leader for Allstate in California. "Entrepreneurial professionals with financial and sales backgrounds interested in making a career out of helping people should contact Allstate to learn more of the opportunity."

Candidates for Allstate agency ownership need a minimum of $50,000 of liquid capital to invest in their agency. Not a franchise fee, "this commitment is an investment in their agency," Palmer says. "It covers the frequent and expected operating expenses associated with a successful new agency."

As owner of their small business, these entrepreneurs are in charge of hiring licensed sales and customer service staff as part of building their business plan to serve the communities where they live and work. These operating resources also augment the marketing and product support that's provided by Allstate.

"Allstate is unique among insurers because its agents own the economic interest in their business," says Palmer.  "Allstate agents can grow that interest and eventually sell it if they choose. No other branded insurer has this option."

"Allstate further separates itself from industry competitors with best-in-class new agent curriculum, imparting the knowledge necessary to run a successful agency in California," she said. "New Allstate agents receive comprehensive instruction on every aspect of insurance and customer service in order to serve policyholders best and to grow their business."

Additional Hiring Could Total Hundreds More

Allstate is also encouraging agencies across the state to hire licensed sales professionals—at least a couple hundred more to reflect the Allstate commitment to grow auto business and increase service to Californians. The country's second largest auto insurance provider is also moving to strengthen its California presence in the boat, motorcycle and recreational all-terrain vehicle insurance markets.  

Allstate currently insures approximately 2 million California cars and trucks and has more than 4,000 agents, support staff and employees in the state.

Interested candidates can learn more about owning an Allstate agency by logging on to www.allstateagent.com or by contacting Linda Black or Angie Garcia, senior recruiting consultants in California, at (916) 859-8804 or (916) 859-8851, and Angie.Garcia@Allstate.com or Linda.Black@Allstate.com.

About Allstate The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurer, serving approximately 16 million households through its Allstate, Encompass, Esurance and Answer Financial brand names and Allstate Financial business segment. Allstate branded insurance products (auto, home, life and retirement) and services are offered through Allstate agencies, independent agencies, and Allstate exclusive financial representatives, as well as via www.allstate.com, www.allstate.com/financial and 1-800 Allstate ®, and are widely known through the slogan "You're In Good Hands With Allstate ®." As part of Allstate's commitment to strengthen local communities, The Allstate Foundation, Allstate employees, agency owners and the corporation provided $29 million in 2012 to thousands of nonprofit organizations and important causes across the United States.

SOURCE Allstate Insurance Company

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