John T. Yurconic, AAI
John T. Yurconic, AAI
610-770-6600 Ext. 104
Upon earning a B.S. degree in Chemistry from Lafayette College, John Jr. joined the Agency in 1989. His primary focus was to develop and market specific Personal and Commercial Insurance products. Agency experience and expertise developed in the Medical Malpractice, Large Business, Restaurant, Motorcycle, Preferred Auto, and Non-Standard Auto Insurance markets.
The Agency has evolved to be one of the largest and fastest growing insurance agencies in Pennsylvania with 12 locations in Lehigh, Northampton, Schuylkill, Berks, Carbon and Luzerne counties. In 1996, John Jr. worked to bring the Agency’s Vehicle Registration and Drivers’ License division online with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s. He currently holds his Accredited Advisor in Insurance designation and is a Certified Work Comp Advisor. John has developed specialized insurance programs for the podiatric medical malpractice and restaurant industries. He currently serves on the boards of Synergy Holdings Corp., a workmen’s compensation specialist insurance company, Pa Messenger Solutions, Inc t/a TitleNGo, a technology company supporting the Vehicle Registration industry, The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce and Embassy Bank for the Lehigh Valley. He is a former board member of the Lehigh Valley Chamber Orchestra, Weller Health Education Center, and the Allentown Symphony. John is married with two children and enjoys golf, tennis, soccer, boating and motorcycling.
- 1989 – Joined the John Yurconic Agency as an insurance salesperson.
- 1991 – Received the Accredited Advisor in Insurance designation.
- 1992 – Named salesperson of the year for the Pa Patriot Insurance Company.
- 1994 – Named statewide insurance broker for the Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association. Today the agency insures over 650 podiatrists.
- 1995 – Named Vice President of the John Yurconic Agency and assumed all management functions of the company.
- 1996 – Began a three year term on the Ambassador Bank Advisory Board.
- 1998 – Selected to serve a two year term on the Penn National Insurance Company Commercial Lines National Advisory Board.
- 1999 – Elected and currently serves as the Chairman of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Online Messenger Advisory Board.
- 2000 – Named statewide insurance broker for the Florida Podiatric Medical Association.
- 2000 – John Yurconic Agency joined the Keystone Insurers Group where John is a member of various advisory committees.
- 2001 – John Yurconic Agency acquires the Siekonic Agency in Northampton, Pa.
- 2003 – Executive Board Member for the Minsi Trail Council of the Boys Scouts of America.
- 2004 – Awarded Outstanding Personal Lines Production Award for Ohio Casualty Insurance Company, finished second in the country in new business sales.
- 2004 – Named President of the John Yurconic Agency.
- 2004 – John Yurconic Agency acquires The Notary Shop in Berks County.
- 2004 – Elected to the Board of Directors for Keystone Capital Investors, LLC, an investment group owning 49% of Keystone National Insurance Company.
- 2005 – Member of Advisory Council for Embassy Bank for the Lehigh Valley.
- 2006 – Elected to the Board of Directors for Synergy Holdings Corp., a workmen’s compensation specialist insurance company.
- 2006 – Selected as a recipient of the “20 Under 40” award presented by the Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal.
- 2006 – Member of the board of directors of the Weller Health Education Center.
- 2006 – “Rising Star Award” received from the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.
- 2007 – Elected to the Board of Directors for Embassy Bank for the Lehigh Valley, a local community bank.
- 2007 – Named President of Insurance Premium Financing, Inc. a company specializing in the financing of insurance premiums.
- 2007 – Elected to the Board of ST. Luke’s Hospital – Allentown Campus
- 2007 -Elected to the Board of Directors of Pa Messenger Solutions, Inc. t/a TitleNGo.
- 2008 – Named to the Ohio Casualty Agent’s Insurance Advisory Council
- 2008 – Elected to Serve on the Board of Governors of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce (term 2008 to 2011)
- 2008 – Elected to the Board of the Allentown Symphony Orchestra (term 2008 to 2010)
- 2009 – Served on the Board of Directors of Keystone National Insurance Company
- 2009 – Walk Chairperson for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk
- 2010 – Selected as a recipient of the 2010 Executive Spotlight Award presented by the Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal.
- 2011 – Served as Chairman of the Board of Pa Messenger Solutions, Inc. t/a TitleNGo.
- 2011 – Elected to the Board of Governors of Lehigh Country Club for a three year term.
- 2012 – Appointed to the Advisory Committee for the Minsi Trail Council of the Boy Scouts of America
- 2012 – Chairperson for the Good Shepherd Golf & Tennis Invitational to benefit the Good Shepherd Pediatric Program.
- 2012 – John Yurconic Agency received the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council Excellence in Business Award, 26 to 100 employee category.
- 2012 – Selected as Finalist for Business of the Year (51-100 employees) category by Lehigh Valley Business.
- 2013 – John Yurconic Agency listed #1 Insurance Agency in the Lehigh Valley by Lehigh Valley Business Book of Lists.
- 2013 – Voted Best Insurance Agent of the Lehigh Valley by Lehigh Valley Magazine’s Annual Reader’s Choice Awards.
- 2013 – Selected as Finalist for Business of the Year (51-100 employees) category by Lehigh Valley Business.
- 2013 – John Yurconic Agency received Business of the Year Award (51-100 employees) category by Lehigh Valley Business.
- 2014 – Honorary Chairperson-Cruise Captain for the Miller-Keystone Blood Center Cruise Aboard the Lifeline event.
- 2014 – John Yurconic Agency was featured as the Agency of the Month on the cover of the August edition of Rough Notes magazine.
- 2014 – John T. Yurconic named Executive of the Year for Lehigh Valley Business 2014 Business of the Year awards program.
- 2014 – Most Engagingly Exposed Award at the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce’s B2B Expo.
- 2014 – Elected to The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors.
- 2015 – Honorary Chairperson- American Red Cross- Cabaret & Cuisine 2015: At the Hop… Again.
- 2015 – John Yurconic Agency received the Easton Area Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Chamber Partner award.
- 2015 – John Yurconic Agency received The Morning Call Readers’ Choice Best Insurance Agency (Local Office).
- 2016 – John Yurconic Agency acquires the Hazleton Insurance Center in Luzerne county.
- 2016 – John Yurconic Agency was featured in July 2016 issue of Independent Agent (IA) magazine, a source of information for professionals who sell insurance for independent agencies.
- 2016 – John T. Yurconic featured as a guest speaker at the 2016 Lehigh Valley Business’s 90 Ideas in 90 Minutes presentation
- 2017 – John Yurconic Agency received the Lehigh Valley Style’s 2017 Who’s Who in Business Award for the Valley’s Leading Insurance Agency.