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Alex van Gog

Alex Van Gog


Alex is a former insurance writer for Tellernote and prior to joining the team, he spent 12 years as an auto insurance agent. During this time, he sold, serviced and underwrote auto insurance for people across the country. he also has experience selling supplement coverage such as umbrella insurance.

Alex held his Property and Casualty license in 36 states, so he understands the nuances of insurance regulations and how they vary from region to region. he also knows that insurance can be intimidating, so his mission is to make sure readers understand their many options when purchasing a new policy.

When Alex isn’t writing about insurance, he likes to learn about maximizing his retirement savings, long-distance running, and tending to his tropical garden.


  • Auto Insurance
  • Underwriting Principles
  • Writing

  • B.A. in English with a specialization in writing, University of Michigan
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