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Woodruff Sawyer Overview

San Francisco, CA
201 to 500 employees
1918
Company - Private
Insurance Agencies & Brokerages
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Woodruff Sawyer is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the nation, and serves as the broker for thousands of companies ranging from growing start-ups to multinational corporations. Headquartered in San Francisco, we have offices across the ... Read more

Mission: We’re a 100% privately held corporation by choice, which enables us to bring value to our clients where it’s most important to them. We are able to foster a more collaborative environment whereby talented individuals can make a big impact, operate within ... Read more

Company Updates

  • We are pleased to announce that Woodruff-Sawyer has been ranked #37 in this year's Top 100 Brokers survey. You can view the ratings here: http://home/Documents/BI-Top-100-Brokers-2017.pdf

  • Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. has acquired Neovia Integrated Insurance Services in Pasadena, California. The two firms have similar values built on integrity, innovation and client advocacy, and specialize in many of the same industry verticals.

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Woodruff Sawyer Chief Executive Officer Andy Barrengos
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  • "Great people, great culture leading to great clients"

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    I have been working at Woodruff Sawyer full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The leadership is invested in ensuring the success of the employees. They continue to show this through encouraging new ideas to be brought to the forefront, seeking out new opportunities to expand skill sets of employees, providing platforms for teamwork and creativity.

    Cons

    Commission pay structure/frequency...but outside of frequency the plan is robust.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the inclusiveness and making it easy to do our jobs!

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Woodruff Sawyer Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Woodruff Sawyer.

    Interview

    There was first a phone interview prior to the face-to-face interview. Human resources made me feel comfortable and it was a very smooth process. I had the opportunity to meet the manager and individuals part of the team.

    Interview Questions

    • Inquired about why I was leaving my previous role.   1 Answer
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Woodruff Sawyer Awards & Accolades

  • Work-Life Seal of Distinction, World At Work, 2014
  • Best Places to Work in Insurance, Business Insurance magazine, 2014
  • Healthiest Employers in the Bay Area, The San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, 2014
  • Healthiest Employers Award, The San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal, 2015
  • Best Places to Work in Insurance, Business Insurance, 2014
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