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O2O Ep. 021 Kerianne Geist, Andesa Services Marketing Manager

Host Jesse Tyler, along with Bret Keisling, host of The ESOP Podcast and ESOP Minicast, is joined by Kerianne Geist, Marketing Manager at Andesa Services, Inc.

Kerianne shares personal insights on what ownership means to her; how she describes ownership when talking to family, friends, and strangers; the three words she uses to describe ownership; her EO A-ha moments; and why Andesa Services is a great place to work. There is also an emphasis on Andesa's BAFLE (Business Acumen, Finance Literacy and ESOPs) program as well as Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI.)

This is a companion episode to a conversation Jesse and Bret had with Ron Scheese, president and CEO of Andesa, and author of More Than A Company, which aired as Episode 203 on The ESOP Podcast.

Both episodes were recorded in April, 2022, live at The National Center for Employee Ownership's Annual EO Conference in Seattle, WA. We thank NCEO for making the recording space available.

The goal of this podcast is to have owner-to-owner discussions about a wide range of ownership experiences and culture topics, and to bring more insight into the individual ownership experience.

The Owner to Owner Podcast is produced by Bret Keisling for the EO Podcast Network.

About Kerianne Geist, Marketing Manager

Kerianne is responsible for leading and managing the development and implementation of all marketing and communication efforts at Andesa.

Prior to joining Andesa in 2020, she delivered award-winning marketing solutions and integrated campaigns that have driven sales growth, market share, and profitability for some of the nation’s largest brands (McDonald’s, Disney, Coca-Cola, Mead Westvaco, and Miller Brewing Company).

Geist holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Wilkes University. She was named 2014 Women of Influence in the Lehigh Valley and was awarded the 2015 Forty under 40 Award for her commitment to business growth and professional excellence.

She is committed to her communities and local non-profit organizations and was awarded the U.S. President’s Volunteer Service Award in 2016.

About Andesa Services Inc.

Andesa is a leading, 100% employee-owned provider of policy lifecycle solutions for the life insurance and annuities industry that offers modern cloud-based systems for transaction management and recordkeeping. With flexible end-to-end lifecycle management solutions, a commitment to data security, and decades of market and product expertise, they help carriers, brokers, key stakeholders, and participants pursue strategic sales opportunities and successfully navigate market change. For more information on Andesa, please visit or follow them on Twitter @AndesaServices.


Andesa is hiring. Find more information here.

Andesa CEO & President Ron Scheese appeared on Episode 203 of The ESOP Podcast.

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This podcast is produced by Bret Keisling for the EO Podcast Network.


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