Boston’s Most Inspiring Stories – Meet Ely Kaplansky Of Kaplansky Insurance

July 24,2017

“Today we’d like to introduce you to Ely Kaplansky.
“So, before we jump into specific questions about the business, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story.”

“From leaving high school to begin my insurance career as a “registry runner” at 16, to using my very limited life savings to start my own agency at 22, I now run one of the largest independent agencies in Massachusetts with 13 locations serving almost 30,000 clients.

The day that I received my driver’s license at age 16, I had a part-time job after school lined up as a “Registry Runner.” I served various insurance agencies and car dealerships by processing and delivering license plates and vehicle transfers. One of those agencies offered me a part time job a few evenings a week training me to write auto insurance. Another agency offered me a full-time job. I made the questionable decision to drop out of my senior year of high school and accept that position.”

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