From Dancer To CMO, Dani Kimble Has The Creativity And Drive To Make It Happen

by | July 7, 2020



In this episode of Agency Intelligence podcast, host Jason Cass interviews Dani Kimble, Chief Marketing Officer at O’Neill Insurance. Dani talks about the core values, culture, and business strategy at O’Neill Insurance and how they are helping their clients during the pandemic.

Episode Highlights:

  • Jason Cass introduces guest Dani Kimble. (2:11)
  • Is Dani an Android or an iPhone user? (5:28)
  • Does Dani love to win or hate to lose?  (5:35)
  • What was the last app that Dani downloaded? (:)
  • What does Dani attribute to her success, skill or luck? (6:23)
  • Dani shares her background and the key to her success. (9:59)
  • Dani shares that her professional title is the Chief marketing officer. (14:42)
  • Dani says that in her perspective, every interview is like an audition. (16:06)
  • Dani explains how her mindset was changed when she met the people at O’Neill insurance.  (16:50)
  • Dani says that they have a set of behavior that they call fundamentals. (19:37)
  • Dani shares how people at O’Neill insurance put culture at the center of their business strategy. (20:09)
  • Dani says that Ron Kaminski helped O’Neill Insurance employees to put their culture at the core of a business strategy. (20:54)
  • Dani shares the number fundamentals of O’Neill insurance is “do what is best for the client”. (26:33)
  • Dani says that O’Neill insurance called their clients to check out how they’re doing during the pandemic. (26:54)
  • Dani states that the main focus of O’Neill insurance is to embrace changes.  (27:20)
  • Dani Says that it was challenging for her to work full time and homeschooling her three kids. (30:09)
  • Dani makes sure that she is educating her children about what is going on in the world. (36:01)

Key Quotes:

  • “One of our main focuses right now is to embrace change and that’s a core value of ours.” – Dani Kimble
  • “Communicating, checking in on people, making sure you’re understanding and empathetic to what your employees need is huge right now.” – Dani Kimble
  • “There’s so much going on in the world and I want to make sure that I’m educating my children about it rather than the news educating them…We have such an opportunity to make a huge impact just within our own homes.” – Dani Kimble

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