The Crichton Group was started in 1979 and has grown to becomeone of Tennessee's largest independent insurance agencies. Theyacquired E.S. Brugh Co., an agency with a proud heritage datingback to 1902, back in the 1980s and merged with two otheroperations in the 90s. Today, The Crichton Group surpasses $2billion in high net-worth client coverage and continues to grow. Ihad a chance to sit down with Austin Madison, Senior Vice Presidentof The Crichton Group, and talk about the industry, the future andhis unique perspective.

RickRamos: Hey Austin, tell me a little about yourself andhow you started in the industry.

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