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Get to Know Zack Schaefer

Zack graduated from Carl Albert State College with an associate degree in business. He went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Oklahoma State University with a minor in entrepreneurship. He joined BHC in Sallisaw as a Risk Management Advisor on October 1, 2021. He is a third-generation insurance agent.

“I feel a sense of accomplishment continuing on the legacy set forth by my great aunt and my dad,” says Schaefer. “The Schaefer name has been in the insurance business over 61 years in the Sallisaw community. Growing up I saw how passionate my dad is about his career and how much he cares for his clients and his community. Continuing the Schaefer name with BHC is an honor.”

Q&A WITH ZACK SCHAEFER

TELL US ABOUT WHAT YOU DO AT BHC INSURANCE

My job at BHC is to protect my clients from potential losses. I spend my time educating my clients on commercial insurance, providing them with the knowledge they need to feel comfortable allowing me to guard their biggest assets. I strive to show them the importance of insurance and just how valuable the right policy can be.

If you do business with me, you will always get a smile. I pride myself on having a positive attitude in whatever the situation may be. Unfortunately losses do happen, and when they do, I want my clients to know they can count on me.

WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR WORDS TO LIVE BY?

In every facet of life, I always remind myself “What Got You Here Won’t Get You There.” It’s the title of a book by Marshall Goldsmith. I am always pushing myself to be better, I am proud of what I accomplish but look forward to the challenges ahead. I have learned a lot about myself by constantly raising the bar.

 

WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT LIVING AND WORKING IN SALLISAW?

My favorite thing about the community is that we have a lot of people that care. Sallisaw has come a long way and is continuing to grow and prosper. I am grateful for the ones before me that have helped facilitate this growth and look forward to being a part of the new generation of growth in my community.

 

TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAMILY

I am married to my high school sweetheart, Katie, and we welcomed our first child into the world in July 2021, Nellie Kate. We have two dog children, Hudson & Heidi. Our family is constantly growing with a sister, three sisters-in-law, a brother-in-law and a niece and nephew. We enjoy spending time together cooking out, playing games, and watching our kids grow up.

 

Need help with insurance in Eastern Oklahoma? You can reach Zack Schaefer at zack@bhca.com or (918) 775-4421.