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Work experience

Nov 1997Present

Founder and Principle

Angela P Smucker Agency

Established an independent insurance agency featuring casualty, property, life insurance and financial products.

·Grew the agency to its present size, generating premium volume in the seven-figure range. Client base consists of manufacturing, distributing, retailing, construction, and personal lines.

·Established agency relationships with major carriers including Sentry Insurance, Erie Insurance Company, Employers Mutual and others.

·Performed initial underwriting of all risks prior to submission to the carrier.Pre-underwrote major risks prior to submission.

·Specialized in the packaging of insurance (SMPs) for large and small clients.

·Maintained a loss ratio in the low 20 percentile.

·Expanded client base developing close relationships with machine shops throughout Southeastern Wisconsin.

·Made presentations before industry groups (Great Lakes Metal Workers Association and others).

Sep 1993Nov 1997

Substitute English teacher

Kenosha Unified School District
taught high school English.
Feb 1984Jul 1988

Commercial Marketing Specialist

CRB Insurance

Top-producing Commercial Marketing Specialist with a large agency servicing Southeastern Wisconsin.

·Contributed to the Agency’s growth in premium volume by approximately 27%


Senior Commercial Package Underwriter

Kemper Insurance

Underwrote major risks in manufacturing, retail and multifamily apartment buildings, as well as institutional risks.

·Specialized in the area of manufacturing and property risks.

·Maintained a loss ratio in the low 20% area.

·Developed the company wide concept of the Comprehensive Business Policies, a package policy including property, liability, auto, worker’s compensation, and umbrella coverage, for multiple location risks.


Downers Grove South High School


University of Wisconsin-Parkside


College of DuPage


Adapting new procedures Administration Advising Analysis Attention to details Auditing Budgeting Calculating Communications – Oral Communications – Written Creating a positive work environment Customer services Decision making Delegating tasks Driving Evaluating performance Event planning Financial management Goal oriented Independent work Innovative thinking Interview candidates Leading a group of professionals Listening Marketing – intangibles Meeting deadlines Mentoring Motivating others Negotiating Organization Prioritizing Problem solving Public speaking Relationship building Research Sales – advertising Sales – building urgency Sales – closing a case Sales – cold calling Sales – fact finding Sales – generating new business Sales – networking Self-motivated Teaching Teamwork Technical writing Goal setting Troubleshooting Time management People skills Strategic thinking Effective listening Risk taking skills Responsibility Creativity Critical thinking skills Multi-tasking skills Diplomacy


Insurance agency executive with many years in sales, service and underwriting commercial business. Searching for new position in underwriting and marketing. 7 parts of CPCU, ARM.


United States Army

10th Mountain Division, 1st Brigade

1 - 71 Cavalry, Fort Drum, NY

Strong Point Balandai, Afghanistan

Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK

Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Co

Royal Shakespeare Company


A career opportunity with an insurance carrier in an underwriting or marketing capacity.


7 parts of CPCU


Associate in Risk Management