While in a previous position, Gary Liesemeyer was recruited by a manager with Physicians Mutual who was using the same telemarketer as he was.  Now an insurance advisor for Physicians Mutual Insurance Company, Gary Liesemeyer specializes in the senior market and has been serving that market for the last 14 ½ years.  Physicians Mutual is a leading insurer in individual health, life and retirement products.

What is the biggest challenge you’ve faced professionally?
Ever-increasing demands on our time, for myself and for my clients.

What has been your most important achievement professionally?
Being able to succeed and prosper in an occupation where most people don’t.

Tell me a little about your family.
My wonderful wife is Sharon, (wonderful for putting up with me for 40 years!). We also have two kids and four grandkids in the Kansas City and Denver areas.

What do you see as one of the biggest turning points in your life?
After 20 years as a farmer, and getting very accustomed to doing things my own way, I discovered it was possible to succeed in a completely different occupation.

What is your favorite thing to do on a day off?
Be at home, outdoors and working on the farm.

What is the most unique or interesting thing about you that most people probably don’t know?
I like to sing, mostly at church.

What are you the most proud of?
My family.

What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
“Get started, don’t stop.”

What is the one goal you would most like to accomplish?
To remain healthy and continue working until age 70.

How would your friends describe you?
Hard-working, steady and reliable.

Which talent would you most like to have?
I played guitar as a kid and I would like to renew that interest.

What is your greatest talent that you don’t utilize in your daily work life?
My singing ability.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
To be a little more patient when things don’t move as far as I would like.

What is your favorite book or the last good book you read?
The Bible

What is your favorite Lincoln restaurant?
Texas Roadhouse

If you could have dinner with one famous person from the past or present, who would it be?
Warren Buffett

If our readers would like to contact you, how should they do so?
They should come and visit me or write to: Gary L Liesemeyer, CLTC, 4444 Q Street, Suite 12 or email me at  garyll@windstream.net or by calling 402-476-3006. They can also visit our company’s website at www.physiciansmutual.com.