Veterans United Insurance coverage is on the brink of develop its presence in Jefferson Metropolis.
The Columbia-based enterprise is planning a brand new workplace that’s at the moment beneath development at 711 W. McCarty St. Tom Schwarz, govt director of Veterans United Insurance coverage, mentioned the workplace can be its second in Jefferson Metropolis, after one other workplace opened in February 2020 within the River Park constructing above Large Whiskey’s, which at the moment employs about 50 individuals.
“This will probably be an enlargement for us,” Schwarz mentioned, noting the shut proximity of the 2 workplaces will probably be useful.
In time, Schwarz mentioned, the corporate will look to rent extra individuals within the space because the enterprise continues to develop.
“We actually see Jeff Metropolis as a market that may permit us to develop and develop,” Schwarz mentioned. “Our enterprise is actually rising, we’re rising at a extremely speedy tempo.”
The corporate is an affiliate firm, what Schwarz mentioned they think about to be a sister firm, of Veterans United House Loans. The impartial insurance coverage company works with individuals on the lookout for insurance coverage, although Schwarz mentioned they primarily work with veterans and, merely due to the affiliation with VU House Loans, they usually work with these within the course of of buying or refinancing a house.
Schwarz mentioned the tough timeline proper now’s to have the constructing prepared for move-in someday in June, although that might change.
Most significantly, Schwarz mentioned, the corporate needs to be a terrific company citizen and is seeking to grow to be extra than simply an space enterprise.
“Not solely are we seeking to in fact serve veterans and assist of us with their insurance coverage wants, however we need to be a pillar in the neighborhood and a part of what’s happening,” he mentioned, including the corporate has already began getting concerned with the Jefferson Metropolis College District and the Jefferson Metropolis Public Faculties Basis. “We’re enthusiastic about being in Jeff Metropolis. … We see ourselves as, hopefully, a rising employer.”
To be taught extra about Veterans United Insurance coverage or job alternatives with the brand new workplace, go to veteransunited.com/careers. Schwarz famous that opening in Jefferson Metropolis will probably be primarily for insurance coverage brokers.
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