When Ohioans hear the Elk family name, they typically think of the personal injury firm headquartered in Cleveland. But siblings Lexy and Ryan Elk, children of Art Elk, who is managing partner of Elk & Elk, are determined to make their name in the insurance industry.
In 2018, they were introduced to several Nationwide insurance agents that needed a succession plan after the Columbus-based insurance company decided to transition to being a fully independent agency carrier, with 99% of Nationwide’s former agents transitioning to its independent agency channel. This transition was completed July 1, 2020.
Inspired by the potential of