CJ joined the PayneWest team October of 2017 and brings with her a deep passion for the risk control process. CJ knows that effectively managing risk not only results in reduced insurance premiums, it helps you keep your biggest asset safe--your employees. Minutes into meeting with CJ, you will see how she delights in being a forward thinking individual and has her clients’ best interest at heart at all times.CJ was a recipient of the “20 Under 40” award in the Willamette Valley, which recognizes individuals who are committed to career excellence and making a difference in their community. She also received the prestigious honor of being named a “Mental Health Hero” in the State of Oregon for her commitment to making the special needs corner of the world one of acceptance and inclusion. In CJ’s spare time, she enjoys hooking up her travel trailer and exploring Oregon State with her two children, sunset hikes with her fiancé and singing jingles for local radio stations.