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President & Team Leader
An enthusiastic entrepreneur, Andy wanted to create an agency that people want to work for, and clients want to work with. His philosophy is simple, be comfortable in who you are and treat every client and your fellow team members well. If we enjoy working together, the results will show in clients work. Andy loves the diversity we have here and it keeps things fresh and interesting.
Andy began his professional career in the beverage sales industry at the young age of 18 while residing in China. Numbers have been an integral part of his life from the beginning and naturally enjoys sales. He launched his first independent business, a restaurant in 2005 in the United States. Andy also led a debit/credit card processing firm to exceeding $3 million a month in revenue and in four years, started and grew an insurance agency into a multi-million dollar business. Most recently, he obtained a license in commercial real estate. Andy received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Elizabeth town College in 2010 and is currently pursuing his Business Masters degree in Taxation & Financial Planning from Widener University. Andy is bilingual, speaking both Mandarin and English fluently. He is licensed to sell Property & Casualty, along with Life & Financial Insurance and is a registered representative.
Drawing from his knowledge and experience in both China and US, Andy have paved the path of becoming a successful and ethical insurance agency. He appreciates the abilities to understand the needs of all his clients and fostering personalized customer care. Even as our fearless leader & mentor, he continues to exhibit an intense eagerness to learn, a tenacious outlook on life, and the ability to do it all with while being your “buddy”.
Azirah is our Agency’s Manager that handles wrangling up the team, marketing, client relations, operational management, and pretty much all things agency-related. She’s unofficially our Happy Manager too and finds ways to optimize our office/family life. We can understand why as she comes from the creative industry and has over 15 years of communication design and management experience from the west coast to the east coast. Azirah takes pleasure in bridging her diverse skill sets with that of the insurance industry, making our process organic and tangible for our clients in the most ethical of ways. Her approach is flexible and she listens to our ideas. It’s so important to Azirah to share the process with our team members as we grow as one.
CSR Manager & Specialized Agent
As our agency’s Customer Service Manager and a license Property & Casualty agent, Rose is awesome at listening to our clients’ stories and helping them to resolve their insurance concerns. She understands that you have many insurance choices out there to choose from. But don’t worry, her dedication and commitment have allowed her to show clients what they’ve been missing and how to save. She delivers results in a manner that our clients are comfortable with. Whether that be in person or over the phone, Rose enjoys flexing her efficient and excellent insurance expertise with a charming smile. Not to mention, she is fluent in English and Spanish and is actively involved in learning other cultures.
Commercial & Personal Lines Specialist
Marvedo is our experienced Auto, Life and Commercial agent with A+ Insurance with a college background in finance. He is great at tailoring insurance options to fit the life and budget of his clients. With an objective to always educate, reduce premium and maximize protection, Marvedo keeps his clients happy. Insurance is not simply a job for Marvedo. Rather it is his career and is proud to be able to help people for a living.
Commercial & Personal Lines Agent
Rudra is our motivated & upbeat licensed insurance agent. He quickly accomplished writing countless effective policies, both personal & commercial just after his first year with the agency. Today, Rudra’s clients can’t get enough of him. They are always welcome to reach him outside of our office hours and he has built a solid foundation of loyal clients through his auto and property advisory services. Always striving to find the best coverage, Rudra’s goal is to build long-term relationships by providing quality and personable client care. Outside of the insurance world, Rudra volunteers his time by serving as Treasurer for the Non-Profit Bhutanese Community In Harrisburg. Want a conversation in Hindi or Nepali? No problem, Rudra makes knowing three languages a breeze.
Commercial & Personal Lines Agent
Alex believes that proper insurance coverage is extremely important. He wants to be the guy that you meet on your worst day. Besides being an insurance agent, Alex also works as a tax accountant and is a licensed realtor. Alex believes that working in different area gives him the ability to understand and provide coverage that best fit customer’s needs.I enjoy going to new places and experience new things.
Personal Lines Agent, CSR
Wendy’s background prior to joining A+ Insurance were in banking, mortgage loans, and extensive customer service experience. Many of our clients have shared that what makes Wendy so special is her ability to connect with people. She actively listens if they are having a bad day and knows of their stories. It’s not at all surprising that Wendy treats everyone she meets as though they are part of her own extended family. She’s genuinely down-to-earth and refreshingly honest. For Wendy, insurance is all about the people and building relationships. She has many loyal local customers from our Lewistown office as well as some from different countries that learning of their cultures is one of the most enjoyable aspects of her job. When she’s not in the office, Wendy drums up the courage to face her fear of water by attempting paddle boating.
Mike is our dedicated Customer Service Specialist who has over 40 years of sales & customer service experience in B2B and B2C. Honestly, Mike just loves coming into work each and every day helping our clients with the protection they need to face life's everyday challenges. He makes you feel all warm and fuzzy putting your mind at ease knowing that your most valuable assets are guarded against loss. When he’s not rescuing people over the phone, you’ll be sure to find Mike outdoors challenging himself hiking, cycling, and exploring new places.
As a Customer Service Representative, Nick is our newest addition to the A+ Insurance Agency. His professional background before joining the agency was largely in Human Services. Upon wanting a career change, Nick chose the Insurance Industry as it allowed him to continue his passion of helping others. Nick’s entire focus is making sure our customers have the peace of mind knowing if and when disaster strikes, they will be properly covered. When he’s not in the office, you’ll be sure to find Nick traveling and enjoying the outdoors.
A+ Insurance Agency was founded in 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania by Dian Min Jiang (Andy). The agency became established as a small business and personal insurance provider. Andy quickly earned the awards and recognitions from Nationwide Insurance at the President Conference 2016, 2015, Champions Conference 2016-2014, and Leaders Conference 2016, 2015. Treating his customers and clients well is top priority. In less than four years, the agency evolved and grew to a multi-million dollar agency with the addition of new partners and agency acquisitions. Andy continues to build the team and trusted partnerships to best serve clients’ needs with the best suited carriers.
The agency strengths are proven by the growing referrals of friends, families and acquaintances that continues to build on the relationships of serving their needs in Property & Casualty Insurance. Today, A+ Insurance Agency specializes in hospitality industry, contractors, and small to medium size businesses. In addition, last year the agency has expanded its role from commercial and personal lines services by expanding their focus to include life, health, employee benefits and long-term care coverages. A+ Insurance Agency and Financial Service is moving into the future with the goal of offering its clients a comprehensive package experience.
A+ Insurance Agency and Financial Services now has offices in Harrisburg, Lemoyne, Lewistown, and Clearfield Pennsylvania.