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  • POWERS Insurance and Risk Management Hires Two Team Members

    Published on February 14, 2019

    St. Louis, Mo : POWERS Insurance and Risk Management, one of the largest family owned and operated independent insurance agencies in the bi-state region, recently hired two new team members to join its growing organization.

    Samantha Hentschke was named Personal Lines Account Manager.  In this position, she will pursue new business opportunities, as well as work with existing clients to ensure proper insurance coverage.  Prior to joining the agency, Hentschke was a teacher.  She earned a Master of Arts degree in Russian Studies and a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo.  Hentschke has her Property & Casualty license.

    Luke Wittenberg was appointed Commercial Lines Insurance Advisor.  His responsibilities include working with new and existing business owner clientele to provide assistance with insurance coverage and development needs.  Prior to joining POWERS, he worked as a student loan consultant with a focus on professional customer service.  Wittenberg earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.  Wittenberg holds a Property & Casualty license and has a Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist designation.

    “Samantha and Luke both have the experience and talent we need at our organization,” said POWERS Insurance and Risk Management President JD Powers.  “We are lucky to have them on our team and look forward to watching them grow our business for many years to come.”