Velocify Names Insurance Industry Veteran Stuart Ganis as Segment Director

Los Angeles – March 12, 2014 – Velocify, the market-leader in cloud-based intelligent sales automation software, today announced the appointment of Stuart Ganis as director of insurance vertical. In this role, Ganis will lead the company’s initiatives in the insurance industry and work with the product development team to deliver offerings designed specifically for insurance organizations. “We are excited to welcome Stuart aboard,” said Nick Hedges, president and CEO at Velocify. “Stuart’s extensive experience, combined with his proven leadership in the insurance space made him the perfect candidate to lead our initiatives within the insurance industry.” Ganis is a 24-year veteran of the insurance industry and brings deep industry knowledge in the areas of sales, marketing and operations. Prior to joining Velocify, Stuart Ganis launched his own consultant practice in 2006 and provided sales and marketing consulting to more than 500 insurance agencies. In 2000, Ganis co-founded and served as president of Chief Insurance Agency, Inc. The agency grew to 30 employees and $15M in premium and grossed $2 million in revenue in less than three years and was then acquired in December of 2005. Ganis is a recipient of the 2011 Brokers Insurance Group Legend Award, as well as the 2010 American Agents Alliance Award for Industry Partner of the year. Velocify powers hundreds of insurance agents, owners and brokers today, helping them increase sales productivity and maximize revenue. Velocify LeadManager™ and Velocify Dial-IQ™ enable insurance agencies to more effectively manage sales opportunities from quote to close, with systematic phone, email, and SMS follow-up guided by proven-to-convert industry best practices. In addition, integrations with leading providers of agency management systems, call center technologies, and quoting engines provide greater efficiency gains, helping agents further accelerate conversion rates. Read the full article here.