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Spotlight Series: Meet Pete Delaney

"The emphasis that Pete puts on his relationships is incredibly infectious - he is who you want on your team when trying to build a service-first, customer-obsessed insurance company" says teammate Dalton Jorgensen. Read on to learn more about Pete.

I’m particularly thrilled about the opportunity to positively transform the insurance industry.

Pete Delaney is one of two Broker Distribution Leaders at Joyn. He is a licensed property and casualty broker who communicates with and manages strategic plans for Joyn’s broker partners—a role that suits him because he is passionate about creating and driving growth opportunities in all aspects of his work. With two decades of relevant professional experience, Pete is well-prepared to do so.

Pete has a B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing from Villanova University. He spent 14 years at AXA XL in various financial, underwriting and leadership roles. Pete then moved to Aon’s Construction Services Group where he served as the director of New Business Development for two years. He also spent time at Blackboard Insurance as a Broker Relationship Leader and thrived in the fast-paced, collaborative start-up environment. At Blackboard, he led strategic broker partnerships in support of the company’s goals. Pete brings his expertise in identifying growth opportunities and communicating company value propositions to Joyn’s strategic development.

What’s your role at Joyn?

Day-to-day, I connect critical broker partners to Joyn and help develop, articulate, and deliver Joyn’s value proposition as we bring our offerings to market. Early in my career I was fortunate to play a part in the launch of the XL North America Construction vertical. I was also fortunate to join the Blackboard team. These experiences have equipped me to drive change in the commercial insurance industry and foster growth for Joyn.

What attracted you to Joyn?

It was the company’s culture, leadership, and the team assembled. I’m fortunate to have worked with many of these professionals in the past and am excited to have the opportunity to do so again. I’m particularly thrilled about the opportunity to positively transform the insurance industry.

My experience includes being part of two start-ups and new businesses, and that kind of fast-paced, all-hands-on-deck, collaborative approach is truly energizing. I’m excited to continue down this path with Joyn.

Tell us about your passions and motivations outside of Joyn.

Outside of work, I love cooking for my family and friends. As for my motivations, I’m driven by engagement! Engaging with friends, colleagues, and new acquaintances is important to me inside and outside of Joyn. I always keep connected with my network and utilize platforms like LinkedIn to do so. Technology helps me stay engaged and keep up with the changing insurance industry.


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