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What brought you to Mission West Insurance?
Growth, and the opportunity to grow professionally. To be able to implement my years of experience, but also to have the freedom to be prosperous in the insurance industry was one of the main drivers. I chose to take a leap and it’s been the best decision I’ve made professionally to date.

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
Meeting the needs of our clients by providing best in class coverage.

What professional accomplishments are you most proud of?
Gaining my MBA’s and Certified Insurance Counselor Designation.

What is your favorite book and why?
The Bible. It provides wisdom and direction that has helped me to become more humble and wise when making decisions that will affect the lives of others.

What is the best advice you have ever been given?
Stay true to yourself. Move forward no matter how difficult it may be. You will make mistakes every day but learn from it. Be honest and transparent and always speak words of life.

Who do you respect most in the industry and why?
Ruth Ortega, owner of Ortega Insurance Services, Santa Fe, New Mexico.  She challenged my full potential personally and professionally by entrusting me with many clients that required careful attention.

Edith is a Commercial /Personal Client Manager with Mission West and manages a book of business that primarily focuses on the manufacturing, construction industries and high net worth individuals. Edith is efficient, responsive and has a great attitude with her clients that truly recognize her passionate heart. Edith has over 27 years of experience in the Property & Casualty insurance industry. She holds a Master Degree in Business Administration and Human Sports Performance. She also holds a Certified Insurance Counselor insurance designation and will soon began the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation.

Edith was raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico and attended New Mexico Highlands University. She is very active in her community and church, currently serving in many different roles from leading a Middle School Youth Ministry to being a Pastoral Care District Leader in Long Beach, CA.

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