CPCU, is Vice President of Customer Experience at The Zebra, responsible for
leadership in sales and service for the company. He has more than 25
years of insurance and sales management experience. Originating from
Erie, Pennsylvania, Steve began his career at the highly respected regional
insurance carrier Erie Insurance. Upon receiving his MBA from
Baldwin-Wallace College, Steve joined Esurance and helped grow the direct to
consumer sales team to more than 500 agents in six locations throughout the
United States. Steve has represented The Zebra at numerous industry and
insutech events and spoken at several. He is considered an insurance authority
and is P&C, life, and health licensed.
Why Steve? The Zebra is an insurance
company local to Austin that takes the “unknown” out of the insurance process.
“Insurance in black and white” is their motto, and Steve is trying to cover a
lot of things at The Zebra which are not so black and white. Voted as one of
the best places to work in Austin, Steve’s biggest challenge is keeping their
unique culture consistent and finding the right talent to continue to scale
strategically. However, the environment they have curated is conducive to great
talent and Steve sees this as an opportunity to grow their diverse workforce.
Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Steve.