Elliott, Powell, Baden and Baker is please to welcome Kim Hawkins to the team as our New Personal Lines Manager. Kim has been working in the insurance industry for twelve years, and we asked her to share a little bit about her experience, her career path, and her life outside of the office.
What is it that you like about working in the insurance industry? I love the people! You’ll never find a group of professionals who are better at problem-solving, risk management, and making interesting conversations than insurance people. On the other side of that, I love that when someone is having their worst day, whether it be a fire, vehicle accident, flood, or any other life-changing moment that no one hopes to encounter, we get to be there to guide them through that.
What made you choose to make EPB&B the next step in your career path? After working with a National large insurance company, I quickly realized that bigger isn’t always better. What EPB&B has done over their many years is create a large insurance agency with a hometown feel because it IS our hometown. Our children go to the same schools, we fight the same traffic and rising housing costs, we root for the same sports teams (mostly) and we volunteer at the same places as our clients. We know are confident in asking the right questions because we know our clients and their needs. EPB&B values relationships more than having multiple offices across the country and for that, we are able to continue growing and become an bigger asset to our clients.
Any fun facts that you could share to help people get to know you a bit? I’m married to my brilliant and witty husband and together we have 3 children, 2 dogs, and a horse. I spend most of my free time with my children at their various school events, trail riding, wine tasting with friends, and binge-watching shows on Netflix.