Marital status/family information: Single
Business philosophy: "The needs of our clients are of foremost concern. We realize that no one product or idea will satisfy the needs of our customers, therefore flexibility and creativity are essential."
A member of the National Association of Life Underwriters and a 1994 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, Angell holds a bachelor's degree in business administration, with emphasis in human resource management, and is an associate financial planner working toward his certified financial planner designation. Angell worked two years at the Lake St. Louis Agency as a account representative, where he was named the agency's No. 1 associate. He transferred to MetLife's Ozark Mountain Agency in March 1997 to become associate general manager. Angell provides training to all of the agency's new associates on products and sales skills. He also teaches classes for new associates to help them achieve the chartered life underwriter designation and the Life Underwriters Training Council fellowship. Angell does joint field work with each new associate for his or her first two years in the business. "What I consider to be my greatest accomplishment to date is going to Management Leaders Conference my first year in management. To qualify, our office had to be in the top 20 percent of all MetLife offices in the nation."
Adrianna Norris became a first-time business owner with the opening of Finley River Chiropractic; PaPPo’s Pizzeria & Pub launched its newest location; and Huey Magoo’s opened its second store in the Ozarks.