“If I am going to work – I might as well work hard” said young Jim Silbernagel. In his early job of making cold calls to set appointment he realized he was only going to be paid if he succeeded. Thus he jumped in and did the work.
Today Jim Silbernagel is an independent agent registered with Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. He entered the insurance industry in 1982 followed by the financial services industry in 1986. Jim holds securities licenses; Series 6, 7, 63 and 66. He is insurance licensed for life, health and property/casualty since 1985. Jim has earned both his CFP® and LUTCF designations.
Jim is the creator and host of Real Wealth®, an online radio program for insurance and financial professionals to educate their clients and keep in touch with them between meetings. Jim also leads Power Session LIVE, a monthly best practice and sales ideas session with top industry leaders.
Jim is a 20-year life and qualifying member of MDRT, qualifiying for his first Top of the Table in 2001. He is also a 25-year member of NAIFA, member of FSP, Forum 400, Financial Services Institute, Advisors in Philanthropy, ambassador for Main Street Philanthropy, and past moderator for Junior Achievement. Among other things, he supports IFAPAC, AHIA, the MDRT Foundation and LIFE Happens. In fact, he was a 2006 judge for LIFE Happen’s REAL LIFE STORIES. Jim is a keynote speaker, presenting for many industry groups and companies, including NAIFA, FPA, MDRT and Forum 400. Jim serves Middle America in Kewaskum, WI, a small town of 4,000 people.
Jim has been happily married to Joanne for 29 years. He has two sons, Frank and Warren, and one daughter, Angela. He spends his free time fishing, boating and flying.
Jim’s mission in life is to make a positive, meaningful difference in people’s lives.
If you want to know more about Jim, he said you should just give him a call at 262-626-8892.
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