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Michaletz named a 2017 Young Gun by Insurance Business America

Centennial, CO (August 22, 2017) – Mankato-based Matthew Michaletz of Kato Insurance Agency has been recognized in Insurance Business America magazine’s Young Guns list, naming the up-and-coming professionals aged 35 and below, who are on track to becoming tomorrow’s industry leaders.

From an overwhelming number of nominations from agencies and insurance companies across the country, Insurance Business America narrowed the list down to 55 of the most talented young individuals who have gone above and beyond in the field. The latest report features the industry innovators and entrepreneurs who have truly made a difference by creating great insurance products and applying their expertise and unique strategies to their businesses.

“The insurance industry needs a consistent flow of candidates entering the sector while bringing with them the skills and knowledge on how to keep the business going,” said Heather Turner, IBA journalist. “In this report, you’ll be acquainted with 55 rising stars of insurance who are exactly what this sector needs—individuals who acquire the expertise and passion for the industry which inspires their peers every day.”

To learn more about this year’s Young Guns, see issue 5.08 of Insurance Business America, out now or view the list online at


Insurance Business America is the leading independent business magazine and website for insurance brokers and advice professionals. A key business resource, Insurance Business America provides daily breaking news, cutting-edge opinion and in-depth analysis affecting the industry. Insurance Business also offers a series of industry reports that recognize the achievements of key individuals and businesses as well as providing the latest in business best practice in a continually evolving industry.

Media Contact:  Katrina Ricarte