Answer Financial Names Jeff Sandler Director of Carrier Relations

The national multichannel agency says that Sadler will take on key role developing relationships with insurance carriers looking to expand their reach and profitability.

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Answer Financial (Encino, Calif.), the national multichannel homeowners and auto insurance agency, has named Jeff Sadler Director of Carrier Relations. Sadler is tasked with overseeing the company’s ongoing initiative to strengthen its carrier platform to meet the needs of its growing customer base. He will report to Peter Foley, Senior VP of Sales and Client Service Operations.

Jeff Sadler, Director of Carrier Relations, Answer Financial.

Jeff Sadler, Director of Carrier Relations, Answer Financial.

“Jeff has a deep understanding of carrier needs that he has acquired over his 15-year tenure in the insurance and automotive industries,” comments Foley. “Jeff’s knowledge of the business and its intricacies will be critical as we continue to strengthen and grow Answer’s already broad carrier network, providing customers in all 50 states with multiple competitive quotes.”

Sadler was most recently as a Senior Marketing Manager for Allstate (Northbrook, Ill.), where he was responsible for the company’s Specialty Lines including motorcycle, boat, renter, condominium, landlord, scheduled property, and personal umbrella. He also held business development and sales management roles at Progressive Insurance (Mayfield Village, Ohio) where he was responsible for developing and maintaining strong business relationships focused on improving workflow and technology.

Expanding Insurers’ Reach

Peter Foley, SVP, Sales and Client Service Operations, Answer Financial.

Peter Foley, SVP, Sales and Client Service Operations, Answer Financial.

“Answer has a strong reputation in the insurance industry and a technology platform that offers deep connections with carriers,” comments Sadler. “I look forward to working closely with insurers that are interested in expanding their reach and to implementing programs that will deliver the right business to be profitable on our platform.”

Answer’s insurance platform is designed to provide shoppers with an easy way to compare rates and purchase insurance how and when they prefer, whether online from a mobile device or over the phone with a US-based licensed agent. Answer represents more than 20 of the top-rated insurance carriers in the U.S., which the company says permits it to provide solutions for virtually any type of customer.

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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at or (503) 936-2803.

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