Best Midsized Company No. 8 - Insurance
CEO Doug Bishop
In 2011, Bouchard’s recruiter interviewed 677 applicants and hired 26 of them, Bishop says, making him confident that the firm is recruiting the cream of the crop. Bishop says the insurance brokerage firm prefers to hire inexperienced workers and train them in the insurance business. “We believe in the build-your-own type of model. We have a full-time education department, and we train from the ground up,” says Bishop, who joined the firm 15 years ago at age 25 when he was fresh out of Florida State’s Risk Management and Insurance program.