EPISODE 79: J.C. Wogomon of Catalyst Insurance

“Insurance is something everyone has to have – so what if we could just tweak it a little bit and use it as a vehicle for impact?”
– J.C. Wogomon

This week, we’re talking about insurance – sort of. Vicki and Kathy are joined by J.C. Wogomon, founder and president of Catalyst Insurance, whose search for meaning in his work resulted in give-back initiatives that elevate the human condition or support veterans and first responders. Topics of discussion include J.C.’s background; Finding meaning through work and making an impact where you are; Why J.C. is passionate about supporting first responders and military veterans; Sustaining a new business during the pandemic; How COVID-19 has impacted the insurance industry; Catalyst’s give-back initiatives to help elevate the human condition; COVID-19’s impact on people’s willingness to give; Customer reactions to Catalyst’s business model; Auto insurance rebates; Supporting local restaurants; Outcomes from Catalyst’s give-back initiatives; The biggest lesson J.C. learned in the first year of business; and his advice to those interested in using business for good.

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Who’s Taking Care in Community this week:
Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana

Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana provides many valuable programs and services to Hoosiers in need – services that are needed even during a pandemic. The organization’s COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund was created with the hope to provide critical financial support for Goodwill to continue to support its communities throughout this crisis.

Up to $500,000, the Goodwill Foundation will match all COVID-19 Emergency Relief donations 2:1. You can help by donating, shopping at a Goodwill location near you, or by spreading the word about the relief fund on social media.

Thank you for taking care in your community, Goodwill!

Taking Care in Community is brought to you by The National Bank of Indianapolis