Industry Interview: McKeel Hagerty

Our conversation with McKeel explores the history and success of the Hagerty organization over the past three decades, which began as a company that insured vintage wooden boats. He shares his thought-provoking views on a number of topics.

In this interview, McKeel explains:

  • The biggest mistake people make when insuring their collector vehicle.
  • The value of tracking peer-to-peer transactions of collectible vehicles.
  • Why self-driving cars will never replace human-driven cars.
  • What leadership style he applies to manage his 900 employees.
  • The most significant trend in collectibles over the past decade.

To learn more about McKeel and the Hagerty story, click here to read our entire interview.


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