Teresa started at PayneWest in 2017 and has been working in business insurance since 2006. She is multistate licensed and specializes in large commercial, farm and agricultural accounts. She is also experienced in workers’ compensation, construction, manufacturing and medical technologies. The clients are the best part of the job. Getting to know their businesses and how we can help them achieve their goals is what makes insurance so rewarding.Teresa graduated from the Edward R Murrow School of Communications at Washington State University with a bachelor’s degree in business and a minor in communications. She holds designations as an Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS) and Accredited Customer Service Representative in Commercial Lines (ACSR). Teresa currently lives in Pasco, Washington, with her husband and two children. In her free time, she enjoys attending local events with her children, gardening travel, wine and live music. Community Involvement Local school and community events volunteer.