Ep 33 | Taking Over the Family Business with Evan Chambers
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In today's episode, we discuss the difficulties of taking over a family business and the importance of succession planning.
Evan Chambers, President of Chambers Insurance Agency. Evan graduated from Fordham University in 2014. While at Fordham, Evan had several finance internships. After graduating, he spent a year and a half as an accounting analyst before coming back to Washington in 2015 to join his father’s team at Chamber’s Insurance. The agency was opened in 1953 by Evan’s grandfather. In 1979, Evan’s father, Chris, joined the team. When Evan joined, he focused on Personal Lines and brought his experience from the financial world to assist in the company’s accounting and technology. In 2020, his younger brother, Mac, joined the team. After his father’s passing in May of 2021, Evan took over and became the 3rd generation president of the agency.