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Telisa Yancy (AmFam) | Bringing Your Whole Self to the Campaigns

April 28, 2021

The CMO Podcast


Telisa Yancy is the Chief Operating Officer of American Family Insurance (AmFam). In July, she will be overseeing their direct-to-consumer businesses. She has been with AmFam for 12 years and previously served as their CMO. American Family is a diversified casualty/property insurance company with 13,200 employees. In this conversation, Telisa talks to Jim about what makes AmFam different than any other insurance company in their category. Telisa also shares her thoughts on why marketers succeed when they look outside their category and why the best marketers tend to be the most curious people in the organization.  Support our sponsor Deloitte and experience their guidance on resilience for brands in navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more at