30 Great Places to Work 2021
Every business needs assistance at some point in time. An insurance broker is there just to help companies go through their deals without any hassle. It can provide expertise and knowledge you won't get anywhere else. One of the most trusted insurance brokers is The Liberty Company, which has served as a leading brokerage up and down the coasts of California and is regularly named in the "Top 25" Insurance brokers by LA Business Journal.
The Liberty Company has grown consistently by attracting some of the most experienced and impressive professionals in the business, who develop close relationships with the clients to manage their risk, explain coverage options, and provide reliable service and counsel that goes far beyond a simple price quote.
Integrity, Excellence, Caring, Kindness, Fairness, Teamwork, Good Feelings, and Fun—these are the values that are at the core of the Liberty Company Insurance Brokers Inc. Founded in 1987 by Chairman Bill Johnson, Liberty Company Insurance Brokers Inc., or just the Liberty Company, is a private insurance brokers company and one of the fastest-growing firms in the country.
They boast of an award-winning work culture, which is energetic, entrepreneurial, and collaborative. The insurance brokerage firm is headquartered in Los Angeles and operates in locations across the U.S. The company is led by its dynamic Chairman and founder, Bill Johnson, and their CEO Jerry Pickett.
Focusing on the core values
The Liberty Company's Mission is Promoting Peace of Mind with Great Care. They aim to solve any dispute by using their core values as a guide to lead a dialogue with one another whenever issues may arise in order to work toward resolving the issue as soon as possible. The Liberty Company aims to support people to enjoy and feel passionate about both their professional and personal lives.
To achieve this, Liberty incorporates a strategy of finding people who share their core values and feel inspired to contribute to the company's positive culture. Their goal is to create an environment where people can feel and be at their best – physically, emotionally, and spiritually – and trust in the fact that the company's success will naturally follow.
The Liberty Company offerings
The Liberty Company enjoys a satisfied clientele because of its focus on providing its services with both personalized "Great Care" as well as a never-ending pursuit of achieving greater levels of Excellence in the way in which it provides those services. The company provides its services across commercial and personal Property and Casualty lines, Employee Benefits as well as several other specialty programs.
Under commercial insurance, the company covers business owners, commercial property, and the automobiles segment and also deals with workman compensation. The Liberty Company handles professional and personal liability and covers surety as well.
Under personal insurance, the company covers property and health insurance. Along with this, the company also provides umbrella coverage that protects you from liability issues beyond your liability limits of the standard insurance policies. Personal insurance also covers damages due to disaster and automotive insurance. The company also provides a private client unit wherein the company's experts help in providing the best insurance plan through expert analysis. The Liberty Company also deals in some exclusive programs covering enterprises such as auto dealers, transportation, child care services, constructions, legal professional liability, and many more.
Focus on employee well-being
The Liberty Company always prioritizes its employees. They ensure that the work environment promotes maximum satisfaction to the workforce. Through social exercises like meditation during lunchtime, personally led by their Chairman, the company works towards its employees' betterment.
They also endorse "Dream Circles," where their employees share their personal and professional dreams and their strategies to make them a reality. Furthermore, the company believes in promoting "JOB" as a Joy of Being and spreading the joyful state with everyone in the community.
The Liberty Company promotes leadership. The brokerage company follows the practice of leading from the front. They encourage their employees to have a mentor and, at the same time, be a mentor to someone else. This practice stems from the belief that anyone can be a good leader by embodying the company's core values.
Exponential growth and collaborations
The growth of the Liberty company has been well beyond just the numbers as they have established a happy and engaged working environment that ensures the satisfaction of everyone. The company has grown exponentially and went from being a $15 million company to a $30 million company in just eighteen months. The growth is expected to exceed $100 million in the coming year.
Awards and accolades
The Liberty Company's vibrant culture has attracted talent from all across the nation. With its talented team, The Liberty Company has garnered many awards and recognition at local, regional, and international levels.
Some of the honors bestowed on the company in the year 2020 Business Insurance Broker Team of the Year, Inc. 5000 America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies, Insurance Business Top Insurance Workplaces, Insurance Journal Top 100 P/C Agency, Los Angeles Business Journal 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies, Los Angeles Business Journal Top Insurance Brokerage Firms.
Awards in 2021 - Inc. 5000 Regionals California America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies, Insurance Business Top Producers, Los Angeles Business Journal Top Insurance Brokerage Firms, San Fernando Valley Business Journal Insurance Brokerage Firms.
The culture, values, and mission all harmoniously make the Liberty Company the best place to work. While continuously expanding its horizons, the company continues to hold its values in high esteem, ensuring that customers and employees are satisfied to the fullest while thriving on its success journey.
About the Chairman and Founder
After graduating college in 1986, Bill Johnson began his insurance career as a farmer's agent and later founded William J. Johnson Insurance Brokers Inc. (which later became The Liberty Company Insurance Brokers). In 2002, in addition to running Liberty, Bill decided to pursue a new venture in the film business and has since produced over 30 films, including working with stars Brad Pitt, Tom Hanks, The Rock, Keanu Reeves, Johnny Depp, Margot Robbie, Nicole Kidman, and many others.
However, after a 2017-18 year-long trip around the world with his wife and 9-year-old twins, Bill returned to Los Angeles to work on Liberty on a full-time basis. Since that time, Liberty has exploded with growth and expects to end 2020 with a north of 45 million in revenue. Bill has founded a public charity called 'The Enlightenment Network,' which has the mission of supporting the arts within disadvantaged youth communities worldwide. Bill is also a yoga and meditation enthusiast and currently lives in Pacific Palisades, California, with his wife, Leah.