We value each member of our Prepared Team; they are compassionate, dedicated and set the standard for our company. At Prepared, we strive to provide exceptional service to our insureds, our agents, and our employees. We believe our employees are a vital part of our company’s continued success and advancement. Our Employee Spotlight is an opportunity for you to get to know our employees better by celebrating their accomplishments and learning a little about them.
Joe Kahlert joined the Prepared family on April 16th, 2012. He is the Claims Manager who oversees the claims department here at Prepared. His duties include reviewing the new claims that comes in and assigning them to our claims examiners. He also ensures that the payments which were made were correct and in accordance with our company regulations.
Why do you like working at Prepared Insurance Company? I enjoy working at Prepared because of the flexibility and responsibility afforded to us to be a successful team.
What is one thing that not many people know about you? I was on the wrestling team in High School- Won State Regional one year.
What motivates you to work hard? A sense of accomplishment of a job well done.
Who is your hero or the most inspirational person in your life? My grandfather, Joe Kahlert Sr. He had a very strong work ethic and high expectations for those around him. But he also had a big heart and would help anyone in need.
Where did you grow up? Atlanta, Ga.
What is your favorite thing to do in Tampa? Spend time with my new granddaughter, Darcy (3 months old). Biking, and going to the Tampa Lightning Games.
What are your favorite sports teams? Tampa Bay Lightning, Georgia Bulldogs, Tampa Bay Rays
If you could visit any place in the world, where would you go and why? Scotland – To play golf at St. Andrews Golf course.
What is your favorite food? Sushi, Grouper, Great Chicken Wings, Hot Dogs
Thanks for being part of our team, Joe!