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Brandon Gray

Brandon Gray

Farmers Insurance

Agency Owner

Personal Information

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School: University of Oregon

Major: Business

Years at College Works: 2014 to 2015

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: Farmers Insurance

Title: Agency Owner

Industry: Insurance

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

Growth and development in all aspects of the business. Maintaining a large network of clients, while striving everyday to expand that network.

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Reaching "career" numbers within the first month of employment.

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

To me, College Works has meant a highway to success, paved with the tools and experiences I desperately needed to start my career.

How did your CWP experience impact your career? Immediately after graduation? Now?

There is only so much you can learn from a classroom. My experience with CWP helped me rise above my peers in the eyes of employers. This has lead to endless opportunity, and will continue to do so.

What was the greatest lesson you learned from your CWP experience?

How to hold myself accountable to a higher standard than my peers.

Advice

What advice do you have for potential CWP participants? Current CWP participants?

Do not overlook this opportunity. As tough as it may become, it can only lead to success or experience, both of which you need.

What's your best advice for someone interested in entering your career field?

Results are found only with hard work and determination. Learn how to control the grind and success will follow.

What's your favorite memory from CWP?

Traveling the beautiful state of Oregon all summer long.