Gary Lardy

    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:CEO & Founder
    • Organization:IntelliQuote Insurance Services
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      Summary of expertise:
      Gary Lardy is the owner and founder of IntelliQuote Insurance Services (IntelliQuote) and is currently the CEO. Previously a licensed life insurance agent with New York Life Insurance
      Company, Lardy worked with carriers and industry partners alike to solidify his vision to create a
      better way to buy life insurance. He established IntelliQuote to provide customers with easy online access to a wide selection of competitive highly rated life insurance products from top-rated carriers. Since 1997, more than 100,000 customers nationwide have purchased life insurance policies through IntelliQuote, and more visit the website each year to compare current rates and personalized quotes.
      As a direct marketer of life insurance products, Lardy is widely recognized as a leader in the life
      insurance industry.
      In 2005 Gary Lardy co-founded the non-profit Life Insurance Direct Marketing Association
      (LIDMA), whose mission is to better serve customers through the development of consumer-friendly
      processes and technology that make it easier and more convenient for individuals to purchase life insurance. Lardy currently sits on the board of Hope Productions Foundation, a charitable organization he cofounded
      that provides resources to children and youth charities to ensure their sustainability, viability and awareness. He actively supports several childrens and child advocacy charitable and community organizations, including CASA, Big Brother & Big Sisters, the Sacramento Childrens
      Home and Make-A-Wish Foundation.

      Educational background:
      Gary holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of North Dakota (UND). He graduated with honors and completed his commercial pilot ratings while at UND.

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