Jolene joined PayneWest as a select insurance account manager in 2018 for our Yakima office. She began her career in insurance on the carrier side after graduation and has enjoyed meeting new people and helping clients with their insurance needs. Jolene was a claims adjuster for several different insurance carriers prior to her role as an account manager.Jolene grew up in Yakima and graduated from Central Washington University with a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish. During her college education, she attended Centro Mexicano International (CMI) in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico, to enhance her Spanish language abilities. Jolene participates in the Yakima Yoga Cooperative and supports the efforts of the Yakima Union Gospel Mission food bank. When Jolene is not working, she enjoys her vegetable garden, outdoor activities and spending time with her three children and two granddaughters. She travels whenever possible and especially looks forward to family road trips to experience nature and great food! Jolene would someday like to improve her photography skills to include nighttime photos that capture the diverse beauty of the desert and mountains in Washington State under the stars.