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Oak & Associates was founded in 1991 by Catherine Oak.  She has been an industry consultant for 35 years and consulted with thousand of agencies and brokerages across the country over the years.


Oak & Associates prides themselves in providing customized professional consulting services to meet the firm’s unique needs.


Catherine has numerous professional designations, such as CIC, CPCU & AAI.  She is an industry recognized expert and has written articles for the Insurance Journal for over 20 years

Internal Perpetuation Versus Sale of the Agency

By Catherine Oak and William Schoeffler Jr. Death and taxes are as inevitable as life itself. Yet most fail to plan for the inevitable. An ounce of early preparation is worth a pound of last-minute maneuvering. Thinking through the eventual exit ahead of time allows you to build the systems and people equation that takes time. Investors lookContinue reading “Internal Perpetuation Versus Sale of the Agency”

“She brought a number of buyers. I believe she was responsible for the sale and at a higher price than anticipated.”

Mark Polivka, Monarch Insurance Services, Inc.

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