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Irene Barbera

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Job Title: Compliance Manager
Email: ibarbera@tuscano.com
Phone: 1-866-442-8063 ext. 590
Status: Refreshing...
What is your morning routine like?
Much to the dismay of my family, I am very much a morning person. I'm up by 5 AM every day. I start off with my coffee and the newspaper (yes, I still love the one kicked to the curb in the morning)
How do you take your caffeine?
Freshly ground strong black coffee And - Dark Chocolate!!!
What do you like most about your job?
The great people I work with.
What do you like the most about being in the insurance industry?
The insurance industry has provided me with many opportunities in life. I have met some really great and interesting people, some of which have become very important in my life. I have had the opportunity to travel to places I would have otherwise never been to. I have been involved in various Insurance Organizations that have helped me to grow as a person. It has been a very positive experience for me.
What were you shocked to discover about the wholesale insurance business?
That it exsisted.
For stress relief you:
I love to take long walks, work in my garden and spend time with my family & friends.
Not everyone knows I:
Studied Horticulture and floral design. First career was as a florist.
If you could do anything at all, what would it be?
Travel - I would love to see the world.
Do you have any pets?
A feisty Maine Coone cat named Jackie and two mischievous sibling kittens Bella & Jesse
I am addicted to:
Major sweet tooth - Dark Chocolate with peanut butter #1
What was the first job you ever had?
Florist - Flowers by Salvy & Tom in Pittsburgh