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Sara Marie Brenner

Insurance agent, Small biz coach/consultant, The Biz Coach Show host | MBA/DBA student | m: 740.816.5511

Location
Columbus, Ohio Area
Industry
Insurance
Current
  1. My Biz Coach, LLC,
  2. Brenner Insurance Group, LLC (www.brennerinsgrp.com)
Education
  1. Liberty University
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Websites
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My Biz Coach, LLC

My Biz Coach, LLC

Small Business Consultant

Starting

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Background

Summary

Sara Marie Brenner has an amazing passion for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Through her insurance agency, she focuses on working with small and medium size businesses to provide them with the solutions they need to protect their businesses, assets, and the people who work within them. www.BrennerInsGrp.com

In addition, Sara Marie is a serial entrepreneur since 1992 and uniquely combines her experience with graduate-level knowledge to provide holistic coaching/consulting services to small and medium size businesses. Specializations include employee/executive benefits, marketing & digital marketing, HR, & organizational behavior.

With over 45,000 followers on Twitter, she founded #BizCoachChat (Tuesdays, 8-9pm ET) to provide Q&A for start-ups, entrepreneurs, & business owners. She hosts The Biz Coach Show on KFNX. www.BizCoachShow.com

Schedule a phone call or meeting with Sara Marie Brenner by visiting https://calendly.com/sbrenner/.

Education
*B.A., Political Science / International Relations Theory
*MBA (International Business & Marketing cognates) student at Liberty University, anticipated 2016 -- 4.0 GPA
*DBA to follow

Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation, in progress
*Life & Health Institute (20 hours) completed March 2015: life insurance, health insurance, disability insurance, long term care insurance, business succession and continuance, retirement planning, annuities
*Commercial Casualty Institute (20 hours) completed April 2015: Commercial General Liability, Business Auto Policy, Workers Compensation, Cyber Liability, Endorsements

National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors (NAIFA): member & PAC chair, board of trustees, Columbus chapter

National Federation of Independent Business - Ohio: state Leadership Council & Area Action Council Chair

Member: Dublin Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) - Columbus, Professional Insurance Agents Association (PIAA) - Ohio

Experience

Small Business Consultant

My Biz Coach, LLC
– Present (1 month)Dublin, Ohio

Sara Marie Brenner has an amazing passion for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Through her insurance agency, she focuses on working with small and medium size businesses to provide them with the solutions they need to protect their businesses, assets, and the people who work within them. www.BrennerInsGrp.com

In addition, Sara Marie is a serial entrepreneur since 1992 and uniquely combines her experience with graduate-level knowledge to provide holistic coaching/consulting services to small and medium size businesses. Specializations include employee/executive benefits, marketing & digital marketing, HR, & organizational behavior.

With over 45,000 followers on Twitter, she founded #BizCoachChat (Tuesdays, 8-9pm ET) to provide Q&A for start-ups, entrepreneurs, & business owners. She hosts The Biz Coach Show on KFNX. www.BizCoachShow.com

Schedule a phone call or meeting with Sara Marie Brenner by visiting https://calendly.com/sbrenner/.

Principal Agent

Brenner Insurance Group, LLC (www.brennerinsgrp.com)
– Present (5 months)Dublin, Ohio

Insurance Agent licensed in life, accident, and health insurance. Specializing in working with women and small businesses.
* Life insurance
* Fixed annuities
* Disability insurance
* Long-term care
* Health insurance
* Accident insurance
* Coming soon... Home, auto, small business, liability, aviation

https://gateway.insurance.ohio.gov/UI/ODI.Agent.Public.UI/AgentLocator.mvc/DisplayIndividualDetail/816363

Courses

Independent Coursework

  • Business Concepts (BMAL 590)
  • Legal Environment of Business (BUSI 561)
  • Organizational Behavior (BMAL 500)

Test Scores

Ohio Life, Accident, & Health Licensing Exam

Score: PASS

Organizations

National Association of Women Business Owners - Columbus

Member of Membership Committee
Starting

National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors

Starting

Junior League of Columbus

Grant-writing team

American College of Musicians

participating teacher
Starting

Preparing students annually for the Piano Guild.

Music Teachers National Association

member
Starting

Attending workshops, local/state/national conferences, preparing students for events, judging events such as Scale Olympics, and getting to know other local teachers.

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Grassroots Volunteer

Republican Party
– Present (16 years 10 months)Politics

Been volunteering on local, state and national campaigns since 1998.

Member

The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc.
Education

I'm really excited to be participating in my first year in Junior League in Columbus, Ohio!

Member

Suzuki Association of the Americas
Arts and Culture

Although I learned the Suzuki method from age 3 and taught it from 1992-2012, I recently became certified (or as they call it, "registered") by taking the Suzuki Association's 51 hours of "Every Child Can" and "Suzuki Unit 1". I teach Suzuki Piano from my home studio in Powell, Ohio. Please visit www.BrennerMusicStudio.com for more information, and you may also find my profile on the SAA's website.

Member

Music Teachers National Association
Arts and Culture

Been a member since 1998 whenever I have been teaching full-time, and have been an active member during those time periods. I have judged Scale Olympics twice, been a judge for competitions, attended continuing education events, traveled to national and state conferences, and much more.

Opportunities Sara Marie is looking for:

  • Joining a nonprofit board

Causes Sara Marie cares about:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts and Culture
  • Children
  • Economic Empowerment
  • Education
  • Human Rights
  • Politics
  • Social Services

Organizations Sara Marie supports:

  • The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc.
  • Republican National Committee
  • Ohio Republican Party

Certifications

Licensed Teacher(Link)

Musikgarten, License n/a
Starting

Skills

Education

Liberty University

Master of Business Administration (MBA), International Business & Marketing

GPA: 4.0

*BMAL 590: Business Common Professional Components -- Marketing, Business Finance, Accounting, Management, Legal Environment of Business, Business Ethics, Global Dimensions of Business, Information Management Systems, Quantitative Techniques/Statistics, Business Integration, Strategic Management

*BUSI 561: Legal Environment of Business -- contracts, corporations, employment, insurance, intellectual property, international trade, leases, limited liability organizations, partnerships, and homeland security concerns

*BMAL 500: Organizational Behavior -- managerial competence, human output of organizations (individual, group, and organizational systems levels), assessing one’s personality and values

*BUSI 520: Strategic Marketing Management --

*BUSI 604: International Business --

Morton's Learning Center

Series 6 class, Life, Accident & Health Insurance

Studied for my life, accident, and health insurance state exams

University of London

Certificate, Supporting students with reading difficulties, especially dyslexia

The Ohio State University

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Political Science

*International relations theory emphasis

*Nearly completed a second major in music (piano & voice)

*Attended part-time -- simultaneously a President/CEO of a growing small business

Activities and Societies: Alpha Gamma Delta sorority Women's Glee Club accompanist Wrote for "The Lantern"

Capital University

Level 1 Certificate, Kodaly Studies (Music Education)

Belmont University

Stidied Musical Theatre & Music Business, Musical Theatre, Music Business

Activities and Societies: Alpha Gamma Delta, musicals, Service Corps, IEBA, Belmont Pops

Cornell University

Coursework, Executive Leadership

Course of study includes:
Strategic Thinking
Scenario Planning
Executive Decision Making
Leading Through Creativity
Risk & Return
Raising Capital

Worthington Christian High School

AP & CP, College/University Preparatory and Advanced High School/Secondary Diploma Program

Olentangy High School

Honors Diploma, National Honors Society

Activities and Societies: National Honor Society, Keynote showchoir, accompanist for musicals and choirs, theatre

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