Garden City, NY (PRWEB) March 11, 2014
NAPW honors Teresa Sand as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in insurance with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 400 Local Chapters.
“I specialize in the more complex insurance coverage placement, working mainly with larger commercial clients,” explains Ms. Sand, assistant vice president, commercial lines at Vantreo Insurance Brokerage.
With expertise in the areas of commercial real estate, construction, logging and trucking risks, Ms. Sand has been successfully managing the insurance needs of clients for more than 20 years. Her expansive industry knowledge combined with her excellent organizational skills and keen attention to detail ensures each and every one of her clients that she has their best interests at heart.
Aware of the ever-changing environment of the industry, Ms. Sand is vigilant about staying up-to-date on the latest types of coverage. Ms. Sand is licensed in property/casualty, life and health insurance and holds Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation. This professional designation is held by just over 2% of insurance professionals in the U.S., and is recognized as one of the premier designations in the insurance industry.
In addition to helping her clients with their specific insurance needs, Ms. Sand is instrumental in working with other insurance professionals at Vantreo, mentoring and coaching them through the process of achieving industry designations and generously offering her advice whenever needed. “Coaching and mentoring are my unique abilities, which are what I am most passionate about,” says Ms. Sand. "I mentor/coach/train and help in the development of workflows in several departments within the organization on a weekly basis."