David Fender began his insurance career at age 21, working as an agent, a marketer, and eventually heading out to found his own scratch agency. As he progressed through his insurance career, David uncovered an underserved market, helping farmers and agriculture operations navigate the complicated world of migrant workers compensation. Twelve years and a successful agriculture consulting firm later, David was recruited by Farmers Insurance to help set up an agency to serve customers in St. Augustine, Florida. A licensed insurance agent for over 25 years, David helps customers better understand coverage options – for home, auto, watercraft, or umbrella insurance.
Beginning his sales career with the family flower business, Bergen Wilde moved briefly into federal politics as a campaign manager. Transitioning out of politics – almost – Bergen spent a few years selling SAP data archiving consulting services to the federal government before moving into document management software sales. Loving the energy in smaller companies, he joined a colleague’s start-up document management firm in a sales and marketing role where Bergen discovered his true calling – product marketing. After 18 years in sales, Bergen now leverages his experience as the Head of Product Marketing for VanillaSoft, the leader in sales engagement software.