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Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. Overview

San Francisco, CA
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. 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 ... 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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    Current Employee - Account Representative in San Francisco, CA
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    I have been working at Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. full-time (More than 3 years)


    -phenomenal work environment; positive and sharp coworkers and supportive management
    -dynamic brokerage
    -opportunities to develop professionally - education reimbursement
    -flexible work schedules
    -in heart of Financial District
    -incredible culture
    -CARE program - giving back to community
    -management supports promotions and development


    -can't think of any; truly a wonderful company to be a part of.

    Advice to Management

    -keep being open and candid with employees!

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    Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
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    Average Interview


    I applied online. I interviewed at Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. (San Francisco, CA).


    Contacted by Talent Acquisition Manager for brief phone interview, pretty standard, then invited to onsite interview with the team. Interviewed with multiple people, back to back. The first interviewer was engaged, asked standard questions, we had a good conversation, standard interview questions. The other interviewer did not really ask me any questions, went on a few rants about their position. The hiring manager was brief with me, and seemed uninterested in general.

    After the interview, one of the executives that interviewed me accidentally forwarded me an unprofessional email with negative comments regarding my interview. They did not answer my follow up questions about the role, did not apologize for sending the rude email. I am astonished this level of employee would be so careless and then also fail to apologize. I am not sure why I was invited for an interview for this position. I cannot believe the way this interview was handled, it was quite unprofessional .

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Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. Awards & Accolades

  • Healthiest Employers Award, The San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal, 2015
  • Best Places to Work in the North Bay, North Bay Business Journal, 2015
  • 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
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