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Insurance Business Magazine Names Big ‘I’ President & CEO Among Top Global Industry Leaders

Bob Rusbuldt recognized for championing issues crucial to the independent insurance agency channel.

ALEXANDRIA, VA, March 31, 2022— Insurance Business magazine, a prominent industry publication, has named Bob Rusbuldt, Big “I" president & CEO, among the top industry leaders worldwide in its Global 100 list. 

In its announcement of the Global 100, Insurance Business stated the criteria for the list, which is now in its third year. “The Global 100 list features outstanding professionals from all of Insurance Business' markets who are making waves in the industry, whether by driving growth and innovation within their own company, taking associations to new heights, advancing the business through education, or championing the key issues that can lead the industry towards a new era."

Rusbuldt was recognized among the world's top insurance leaders for his advocacy on behalf of independent insurance agents and leadership of the Big “I" association.  Insurance Business calls these 100 leaders “movers and shakers" on a global level.  Rusbuldt has repeatedly been cited by numerous entities and publications as a leader in the industry.  The Washington Post, Roll Call and The Hill have named Rusbuldt as one of the most influential private-sector people with Congress.  Rusbuldt has appeared regularly on FOX News, CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg TV and other networks and shows to offer expert commentary on insurance, business, policy, and legislative issues.

“The Big 'I' is proud that our president & CEO has been recognized for his leadership and tireless dedication to the independent agency channel and our industry," says Bob Fee, Big “I" chairman and president of Fee Insurance Group in Hutchinson, Kansas. “To be included in this list of top insurance leaders around the world is an honor and a testament to Bob's hard work and leadership, especially during these challenging years guiding the agent and broker community through the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic." 

Founded in 1896, the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (the Big “I") is the nation's oldest and largest national association of independent insurance agents and brokers, representing more than 25,000 agency locations united under the Trusted Choice® brand. Trusted Choice independent agents offer consumers all types of insurance—property, casualty, life, health, employee benefit plans and retirement products—from a variety of insurance companies. 

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