John Reed, Jr. owner of JRJ Services, LLC currently serves as an independent insurance broker at Crane Agency. With over 30 years of insurance brokerage and carrier experience, he understands the importance of explaining the unfamiliar, presenting the latest and greatest, and helping to accurately assess his client’s current or future insurance options – all to help them make the best insurance decisions for their business. That’s why he invests a lot of time and effort to ensure he gives the best possible Employee Benefits and Property & Casualty insights possible. As a former business owner, John personally understands the challenges associated with selecting the right insurance coverage without buying what you don’t need. He keeps this forefront in his mind when partnering with clients.
As a result of his work and dedication to his clients, John has been the recipient of six sales awards for his achievements in the insurance industry, including two salesman of the year awards. John received his Bachelors Degree from the University of the Ozarks. He has received numerous certificates while attending training seminars and workshops on Employee Group Benefits and Property and Casualty Insurance.
While John knows it’s important to grow his client’s businesses, he is also very committed to giving back to his community. In doing so, he currently serves on the boards for City of St Louis Workforce Investment Board (WIB), YMCA, NAAAHRSTL VP of Finance, Webster Groves Hall of Fame Board and is an active member of the City of St. Louis Airport Authority Program (MBE/DBE) and past president and active member of the St. Louis Rotary Club 11.