My road in life has been direct.
Took two different roles in my career that I wasn't sure were a great fit, but turned out to be foundational for higher level roles.
Have relocated for my job twice!


High School
Finance, General
University of Maryland-College Park


Chief Underwriting Officer, Personal Insurance

I help develop , underwrite and implement an array of personal insurance products for our agents and customers!

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Problem Solving

Day to Day

In my world, a great day is filled with a variety of topics and interactions that keep me active, challenged and engaged. It may sound cliché, but even after 25+ years in the business, I am still learning - I learn something new everyday, which keeps me motivated. The pace is fast and invigorating. There aren't too many roles where you get to wear multiple hats, including finance, marketing, product, operations, customer experience, innovation, etc...

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

Be willing to try something that may not be a perfect fit day one but can provide opportunities in the longer term!

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:


The Noise I Shed

From Parents:

"Focus on pure finance / accounting type roles."

Challenges I Overcame

Taking a chance on a new role and relocating