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Paul Long

Vice President, Core Solutions

Meet Paul Long

"Plan your work and work your plan."

Paul Long has been a licensed insurance agent since 1999. Paul has had experience working for both captive and independent agencies and started The Paul Long Agency, LLC in 2006. Paul’s agency was acquired by Ollis/Akers/Arney Insurance & Business Advisors in 2018.

Paul is currently the Vice President of Core Solutions for Ollis/Akers/Arney and also serves as a large Commercial Risk Advisor specializing in business clients and public entity clients. He is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) and received a designation in Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF). Paul also received his designation of Professional Work Comp Advisor (PWCA).

Paul is very active in his community and was a third-generation Bolivar Area Chamber of Commerce President, past third-generation Bolivar Rotary Club President, past President of Enterprises Unlimited (the local sheltered workshop), founding board member of the Polk County Economic Coalition, and President of the Mt. Gilead Cemetery Foundation. Paul is committee chair for the Missouri Association of Insurance Agents MAC summit and was recognized as a 2019 Trusted Adviser by the Springfield Business Journal.

The Paul Long Agency was named Small Business of the Year in 2009, the first and only insurance agency to hold this honor by the Bolivar Area Chamber of Commerce. Paul started Long Investment Group in 2013, purchasing the Payne Implement Company specializing in tractor parts sales/repair, and in 2015 started Long Farms, a working crop farm.  Paul and his son, Nick, started Long Farms and Excavation in 2020.

Family is very important to Paul. He has been married to his wife, Brenda, for 32 years, and together they have two sons, a daughter, two daughters-in-law, and 3 grandchildren.

Paul Long