I chose this career path because
I chose this career because I wanted to help people establish a broader network to grow businesses and achieve their goals. The insurance industry is constantly changing and I enjoy the challenge. I am always learning something new and adapting. In the position I hold I have the opportunity to meet with clients, train, educate them and work cross markets. I have been in the industry since 1999 and in my current position since 2014.
I prepared for this career by
I received my Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A) degree with a major in Risk Management and Insurance and International Business from University of North Carolina.
The biggest challenge I've overcome
My biggest challenges were being brave enough to go after the jobs I wanted and getting to where I am in my career today. Additionally, while getting my degree was extremely important to me, it was challenging to go back to school as an adult while working full-time.
My greatest strength(s)
My greatest strengths include my abilities to connect with people, to be understanding and solve problems.
My greatest accomplishment to date
My greatest accomplishment is raising two great children on my own, and being an example for them about hard work and determination.
My personal/professional goals
My professional goal is to continue to establish myself in the company, grow myself professionally and to help others achieve their goals.
What/Who has inspired me the most
I am inspired by my mother, who made a beautiful life for herself, despite having started out with nothing. She was determined to always to the best she could and make the most of every situation.
I most want to be known/remembered for
I want to be remembered for being a great mom, for being a positive influence on people, and for always being a source of encouragement.
I participate in the following organizations/memberships
I am a member of GIS Gamma Iota Sigma Risk Management Fraternity.
I enjoy the following hobbies/interests
I enjoy playing the piano, gardening and outdoor sports,