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member profiles Producers XL John Rupright Donald "Kip" Keehner Terry Bakker Dex Umekubo Based in Salina, Kansas, Producers XL has been a NAILBA member since 1989. John Rupright, President, CEO, and Senior Partner, and Dex Umekubo, CLU, ChFC, Senior Managing Partner, provided input for this article. About the Agency Founded by John Rupright in 1980, Producers XL is an independent insurance marketing organization. PXL's mission is to provide highlevel, independent producers a onestop shop for products, sales support, and administrative assistance for all facets of life, medical, annuity, disability, and long term care production. Producers XL is a small firm with 12 staff members in its Kansas office. The agency also has a partner office in Denver, Colorado managed by John's partner, Donald "Kip" Keehner as well as a satellite office in Albuquerque, New Mexico managed by Brett Adams. In addition, Terry Bakker has been with the agency for over 15 years, managing health insurance operations. about honesty and integrity as well as offering producers sales, prospecting, and marketing training. We even assist agents in their personal business succession planning. We focus on quality, highly rated companies and top performing products to assist producers in providing the optimum sales solution. What makes your organization unique? As a full service, cross market agency operating in the Midwest, we focus on forming "high touch" partnerships with our producers. With PXL, it's not about commission, product, or even services; it is Producers XL staff in the Salina, KS office. 20 perspectives JULY/AUGUST 2015 Where do you see your organization in the next 5-10 years? Over the next three to 10 years, we envision going back to a "sales"

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NAILBA Perspectives - July/August 2015

NAILBA Perspectives - July/August 2015
Chairman’s Corner
CEO Insights
What is the Future of Straight Through Processing?
NAILBA Charitable Foundation
Member Profiles
Mooers Award Nominations
Agency Successor Networking Group
Life Happens
NAILBA 34 Program Preview
Reading Ahead
Calendar of Events
Index of Advertisers

NAILBA Perspectives - July/August 2015