J.R. Jordan brings nearly 25 years of insurance industry experience to the role of CEO of As One Insurance Group. As a teen, J.R. joined the family business with his brother, Jimmy, and late father at CBS Insurance. Starting out in the supply room, J.R. learned all he could from the printed materials he helped send out. At 18, he became licensed to sell insurance, and what followed has been a rewarding career in the life and health insurance industry with a specialized focus in ancillary products, in particular critical illness and accident insurance.
In his role as Chief Technology Officer at As One Insurance Group, Brandon specializes in connecting people to insurance products through the means of technology. That’s a big role to fill, especially in an industry that has been lagging behind on the technology front. When he began working in insurance, Brandon saw that lag and started working with companies to identify their wants and needs and match them with the technological capabilities to fill in the gaps. Brandon brings to AOIG his expertise from his role as founder and CEO of MarketCentric, an insurance marketing and technology company.
Licensed since the age of 18 and working in the industry since his early 20s, Jimmy brings a wealth of experience to As One Insurance Group. From his start selling individual health insurance, to working with his father and brother, J.R., on creating the marketing for a critical illness insurance product for a national company, to his role as president at CBS Insurance, Jimmy has had the opportunity to familiarize himself with nearly every facet of the industry. Sales, marketing, product development, finance, and agent training are all skills and passions Jimmy brings to AOIG.
Brandon leads strategy and the direction of go-to-market plans at As One Insurance Group. He oversees AOIG’s product portfolio and plays a hand at unifying branding, legal, and product development. Brandon got his start consulting, focusing on operational improvements and efficiency, before moving on to Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina where he worked for 7 years, most recently as the strategic advisor for healthcare strategy. Brandon joins AOIG from Aspida, where he most recently served as director of life product innovation and strategy.
Ryan has been in the insurance industry for 20 years, starting out in the supply room of a third-party administrator where he spent any free time reading up on the individual medical and group medical plans the TPA specialized in. Ryan became a non-medical underwriter and marketing and sales assistant before becoming licensed to sell insurance at the age of 18. Ryan joins As One Insurance Group from The IHC Group, where he most recently served as vice president of call center distribution, managing relationships with large national accounts.
Laurie Lunsford joins As One Insurance Group with extensive insurance industry experience. For nearly two decades she has been an invaluable asset to the people and businesses she has worked with. In her role at As One, Laurie processes contracts for new agents and helps agents keep track of and resolve any issues with submitted business and policy amendments.
Johnny joins As One as a fourth-generation insurance professional, coming from the long line of Jordan pros. Growing up around his father, uncle and grandfather’s businesses, Johnny knew early on that he wanted to join the family business — and take it to the next level. In his role as new business specialist, Johnny provides support to agents and the As One team.