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Rachel A. Sapoznik is the Founder and President of Sapoznik Insurance, a World Insurance Company, and is an industry leader in employee benefits solutions. In a male-dominated industry, Rachel relentlessly pursued her entrepreneurial vision to revolutionize traditional employee benefits through education. In doing so, she rapidly expanded the company from her home office into one of the largest independently owned agencies in South Florida. Now, 34 years later, Sapoznik Insurance has been acquired by World Insurance Associates (WIA), which has been named one of The Most Successful Companies in America by Inc. 5000, a Top 100 P/C Agency by Insurance Journal and Business Insurance, and a five-time honoree of NJBIZ Fast 50.

Rachel is recognized as one of South Florida’s leading healthcare experts. She has been featured in several national networks, including CNBC.com, Yahoo! Finance, MarketWatch, Reuters, MorningStar, Employee Benefits Advisor, and Automotive News. Locally, she has been interviewed by Invest MiamiThe Miami Herald, The Sun-Sentinel, The South Florida Business Journal, Crain’s Miami, South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine, and Miami Today.

A true visionary, Rachel has always emphasized the value of education, wellness, and building strong programs for her clients. Driven by these guiding principles, Rachel has helped hundreds of companies across the country improve their employees’ health while positively impacting her clients’ bottom line. Her book, A Passion for Wellness: Healthy Employees, Healthy Bottom Line, was featured on Amazon’s bestseller list for new releases upon its publication. 

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Rachel has made it her mission to help the communities around her. As a devoted philanthropist, she is deeply involved in many charities, especially those dedicated to improving children’s lives. Whether spearheading a fundraiser for developmentally challenged adults or children, mentoring future business leaders, or educating children about the importance of healthy eating, Rachel derives the greatest pleasure from supporting her community. 

Rachel has been awarded several accolades, speaking to both her professional and philanthropic accomplishments. Recent honors include:

  • South Florida Business Journal’s Power Leaders, 2021
  • Honoree for the South Florida Business & Wealth Apogee Awards, 2020
  • Philanthropy Miami Donor Next Door Award, 2020
  • The Commonwealth Institute Top 50 Woman-Led Businesses in Florida, 2015-2020
  • South Florida Business Journal’s Top Insurance Agencies in South Florida, 2015 - 2019
  • South Florida Business Journal’s Top Women-Owned Businesses, 2015 - 2019
  • South Florida Business Journal’s Top Corporate Giving/Corporate Foundations, 2015, 2017, 2019
  • Employee Benefit Adviser Top Women in Benefit Advising, 2018
  • The Silver Stevie Award for Female Entrepreneur of the Year, Business Services, 2017

Additionally, Rachel is actively involved in her community and currently serves as: 

  • Jackson Health Foundation, Board Member
  • Florida Funders, Board Member
  • The Education Fund, Board Member
  • JAFCO, Board Member