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Bill Wetmore

Consumer Specialist

Consumer Specialist -

Bill Wetmore

Bill joined LTC Consumer in 2010 to broaden his goal of helping people with long term care (LTC) planning.

Prior to joining LTC Consumer, Bill spent over 20 years as an independent broker. He was Vice President of Sales for one of the nation’s largest distributor of insurance products where he trained thousands of insurance and financial professionals.

Bill has edited and updated an LTCI textbook for a major insurance education firm. He was a contributor to “50 Ways to Boost Your LTCI Sales” by Margie Barrie, and was quoted in the “Kiplinger Retirement Report.” Bill was included in the “Nations Top 100 LTC Insurance Producers List” in 2003 and 2007 by the American Association for Long Term Care Insurance.

Certifications/Degrees include:

  • Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) from the American College
  • Long Term Care Professional (LTCP) from the Health Insurance Association of America
  • Certified in Long Term Care (CLTC) from the Corporation for Long Term Care Certification

NIPR: 3031556
Licensed in: AZ, CT, DC, DE, IL, KY, MA (#1832611), MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX (#1818008), UT (#572803), VA, VT, WA, WI, WV

Here's what people have to say about Bill Wetmore...

What would you tell a friend or colleague about your experience?

“Pretty quick and seamless.”

“Very informed and clearly explained the policy. They offered a variety of options to select from.”

“Bill Wetmore was extremely helpful and patient. He answered all of my questions thoroughly and walked us through the process step by step. What seemed like a daunting process at first was made simple and easy.”

“Bill Wetmore was excellent as my advocate/producer. He gave me a sense of comfort and peace. He knows his product.”

For what reasons did you give a score of 10 out of 1- for your overall satisfaction?

“Prompt and responsive.”

 

What would you tell a friend or colleague about your experience?

“Explains thoroughly but succinctly.”

For what reasons did you give a score of 10 out of 10 for your overall satisfaction?

“Quick feedback on our questions and application process.”

 

What would you tell a friend or colleague about your experience?

“I would encourage them to get coverage sooner (rather) than later.”

“Very knowledgeable and patient. Not pushy. Bill was great to work with.”

“Very patient and attentive. It’s not as bad as one thinks.”

For what reason did you give a score of 10 out of 10 for your overall satisfaction?

“The process was thorough, the specialist was helpful.”

 

What would you tell a friend or colleague about your experience?

“Helpful, painless, informative, comparison pricing.”

“(Bill was) very helpful and knowledgeable. I was very happy.”

 

What did you find most useful about this process?

“The information on cost, what is covered and what I need to do.”

“Bill knew all the answers to the questions I had. He did not push me to buy, I appreciate that. Bill is a good representative of your company. As a previous sales person I know an eagle from a duck!”

 

What did you find most useful about this process?

“Working together on the internet was helpful.”

“My representative was accessible and informative every step of the way. I did not think I’d be able to get this type of insurance due to difficulties I had when I tried applying on my own.”

 

What did you find most useful about this process?

“That I had a live representative to ask questions of.”

 

What would you tell a friend or colleague about your experience?

“It was easy and my representative was a great resource.”

“He was patient as I had to reschedule our calls several times before the application process. Our representative was knowledgeable and explained in detail the different plan options. I really like being able to see the application and questions online as we went through the application process. ”

What did you find most useful about this process?

“Agent is easy to talk to, knows the information needed, and was readily available.”

 

What would you tell a friend or colleague about your experience?

“The agent knows the material very well and was exceptionally helpful and quick to respond.”

“Bill was patient with me in a process I was somehow afraid to complete. Bill made me feel at ease, no pressured. He was helpful throughout the process. I learned I had alternatives, and was instructed about my end of the deal and the benefits accrued.”

 

What would you tell a friend or colleague about your experience?

“These are responsible and helpful people who can orient you regarding this stage of life.”

“He was interested in finding the best solution to meet my needs, educated me, answered all my questions. I know his job is to get the sale but he never pushed me into anything.

I was given information, had a chance to read it, think about it, come back and ask questions. I felt that any time along the way I could ask for more time and that would have been acceptable.

He’s a nice guy, listened to my questions, was a good teacher. No pressure to do anything, explained things along the way.”

“Prompt, professional, very informative.”

 

What did you find most useful about this process?

“Various options and choices to make that will tailor fit our needs and financial situation.”

 

What would you tell a friend or colleague about your experience?

“Very positive interaction. Accessible help.”

“Very knowledgeable, provided several options/variations/price tiers. Bill has been proactive, yet not push, throughout – a must for busy folks and procrastinators! My rep was well informed about the industry and his offerings, he was patient with me and helpful.”

This was handled in a timely manner and Bill was very helpful. (He) was very knowledgeable (and) prompt about long term care.

For what reason did you give this score of 10 for your overall satisfaction?

“(The LTC Consumer agent) let me evaluate options at my own pace – it took about 2 months of interactions, over maybe a dozen or so phone and email exchanges.”

What did you find most useful about this process?

“Comparison pricing of options, and agent’s knowledge of the current insurance industry practices/trends/products on this class of insurance (LTC).”

For what reason did you give a score of 10 for your overall satisfaction?

“He took the time and extra effort to get my application ready”

 

What did you find most useful about this process?

“Ability to compare and contrast the different coverages”

 

What would you tell a friend or colleague about your experience?

“Consultants are helpful, friendly, and know their business”

For what reason(s) did you give a score of 10 for your overall satisfaction?

“Competence and patience”

 

What did you find most useful about this process?

“Not only the need, but the rationale for the need of LTC”

 

What would you tell a friend or colleague about your experience?

“No pressure, clear explanation, great patience”

“Specialist was very knowledgeable and helpful in helping us decide on LTC needs. ”

 

What did you find most useful about this process?
“All the information provided and ease of working with the specialist online.”

“Bill was able to answer all my questions, and knew his product well. He was patient when I called a time-out, and ready to serve when I was ready to talk.”

 

What did you find most useful about this process?

“Peace of mind; one less thing to think about for my future.”

 

“We had several detailed informative phone calls, online web interaction, and email follow-up. Bill was attentive to my requests and did not try to oversell or go ‘off product’ from our LTC focus. Agent was attuned to me, and price outcome was very reasonable.”

 

What did you find most useful baout this process?

“Emailed PDF literature, and online interactive quote process.”

 

For what reason did you give a 9 score for your overall satisfaction?

“Good knowledge of products.”

 

What did you find most useful about this process?

“Suggestion of appropriate level of insurance.”

 

What would you tell your friend or colleague about your experience?

“Knowledge of products makes process easy.”

 

“Bill was available and knowledgable about LTC and was able to answer all my questions. Bill has an in-depth knowledge about LTC and will be able to show you many options and examples to help you make you decision – the best decision for you.”

 

What did you find most useful about this process?

“The ability to have someone who really knows LTC bounce ideas with.”

“Polite, professional and efficient service.  Answered all of my questions and is working for my best interests.”

“Our experience with the LTC Consumer overall was excellent. The agent was very knowledgeable and helpful.”

“He [Bill] went above and beyond and was very patient with me.  Top notch customer service and very knowledgeable staff.”

Bill Wetmore was very nice and easy to work with.  He explained things and answered all my questions.”

“Very helpful at explaining the process.  They took the time to explain the process and answer any questions I had.”

Bill is very thorough and patient in explaining everything sometimes multiple times, if needed. There is a lot to learn and he does an excellent job in walking a person through the process. I appreciate his service very much.  It gave me the flexibility I needed in making my decisions. The variety of offerings made sense and gave me the options I needed.  Take time to look into sooner rather than later. It’s not a decision you will make over night—it takes time.”

“He was very understanding of my needs.  Bill gave me options based on current needs, never felt pressured to purchase something we cannot afford… explained the need for different option to life insurance for retirement…”

Bill took the time to explain all aspects of the insurance and provided choices for us to look at.”

 

What did you find most useful about this process?

“The information provided and peace of mind that this is the right product for us.”

 

What would you tell a friend or colleague about your experience?

“Excellent sales process not pushy, education, price.”

He answered all my questions and worked energetically to give me the best LTCI policy possible.”

Mr. Wetmore was extremely helpful, professional, and gracious.”

 

What did you find most useful about this process?

“The ease of obtaining the information, exchanging information, and filling out the application.”

 

What would you tell a friend or colleague about your experience?

“Foremost, that this type of insurance is necessary. Secondly, that having an agent that is informed, patient, and helpful will make the process that much easier.”

Bill was very diligent, professional, proactive, and supportive.”

“The process worked well.  My rep (Bill) was informative and made helpful suggestions.”

Bill was very knowledgeable, professional , efficient and persistent. [He] helped me find a policy that met my needs.  It was easy and professional.”

“Friendly, knowledgeable, patient, thorough whole process.  I always felt Bill was working for my best interest and went the extra mile with me and my questions.”

 

What would you tell a friend or colleague about your experience?

“Use this company, DON’T self shop for this type of insurance.”

Mr. Wetmore is very professional, polite and willing to thoroughly explain the process and answer any questions I have.  The process was quick, thorough and informative.”

What would you tell a friend or colleague about your experience?

“Very knowledgeable about insurance and the process.”

Bill knew what I wanted + found a lot of choices for me.”

What did you find most useful about this process?

“Ease of comparison of policies, and deal with rep in particular.”

Bill was very informed and helpful, very knowledgeable about your product.”

Bill was very responsive, clear explanations of options.”