Faces of City Ave: Glenn Goodrich, State Farm
Meet Glenn Goodrich, an Agency Owner of State Farm Insurance.
Glenn will be opening an office on City Ave in September!
One of his favorite things to do in the area is to go out to eat with his wife!
What inspired you to open PHLInsurance?
I’ve been in the insurance industry for 8 years seeing two phenomenal State Farm Agents help their communities. I want to provide that same experience helping families protect their needs while being active in the community.
What is your role at PHLInsurance?
Agency Owner – keep insurance simple and stress-free enabling a seamless experience for customers.
Before working at PHLInsurance, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?
Nothing too interesting – I was a Camp Counselor at an after school & summer program for 5 years.
How has PHLInsurance helped you in your career development?
State Farm has a fantastic career development program which includes 17 weeks of training before opening Agency doors.
What are 3 words to describe PHLInsurance?
Integrity, Trust, Teamwork.
What has been your favorite project at PHLInsurance?
The Neighborhood of Good Program.
What is your favorite part about working for PHLInsurance?
Protecting families and helping them realize their goals and dreams.
What is your proudest moment at PHLInsurance?
Every day is a proud moment helping others, but I would have to say the day I was approved and selected for my Agency off of City Ave.
Any favorite line from a movie?
“Sell me this pen.”
Do you have a favorite newspaper, blog?
Do you have a favorite quote?
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” –Peter Drucker
Favorite travel spot?
Mexico – Playa Del Carmen.
How do you define success?
My wife and I live a happy and fulfilled life. My team members at State Farm all are happy both personally and professionally. Lastly, by leaving a nice legacy for my family and within the community.
If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Filet w/asparagus with some truffle mac and cheese.
People would be surprised if they knew:
I was “Athlete of the Year” of my graduating class in high school (All-State Football/All-County Baseball) in Florida.
What did you want to be when growing up?
NFL General Manager.
What do you always want to try and never did?
What is the first concert you attended?
Pitbull at my college event at Florida Gulf Coast University in 2009.
What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery?
A nice vacation to Mexico to decide who to speak too about winning & what to do with the money.
What is your favorite thing to do in the area?
Go out to eat in the Greater Philadelphia area with my wife Carly. If it’s the summer, take the two fur babies if possible.
What places have you lived in?
Naples, FL & Philadelphia, PA.
What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?
Real Estate Investing, Finance, & Day Trading.
You’re happiest when?
I am on vacation with my wife, Carly.
Is there anything special about City Ave that you can share?
I’ve been in Philadelphia for 5 years. Being from Florida and seeing what City Ave has to offer I truly believe this is the best possible location and community to be a part of. We are right in the center of a booming city in Philadelphia & Pennsylvania’s Main Line.
Glenn’s new office will officially open on September 3, 2019 on City Ave!
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