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Christie began in the insurance business at Vancouver Island Insurance Centres (formally Comox Valley Insurance) in 1999 as a Mobile Insurance Agent, servicing local car dealerships. In 2001, Christie obtained her level II general insurance license and is currently working on her Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker designation. After several years as a Mobile Agent, Christie decided to focus on a career as an Insurance Broker and moved into the Personal Insurance Department as a document processor. This was a great foundation and stepping stone towards moving into Personal Insurance Sales where she stayed until 2006.
In 2006 Christie relocated to North Vancouver and started with HUB International Insurance Brokers in their North Vancouver office as an Auto Insurance Producer. Within a few months Christie took an interest in Marine Insurance and accepted a position as a Customer Service Representative within the Pleasure Craft department. Using her previous knowledge in Personal Insurance, she spent the next few years learning the technical aspects of the Pleasure Craft marine industry. This included developing an in-depth knowledge of the various yacht insurance policies available, legal frame work, building relationships with Underwriters and networking with the retail segment by annually attending and working at several Boat Shows throughout the year.
Christie joined Navis Marine Insurance Broker a division of Otto & Associates Insurance Agency as an Account Manger to service Pleasure Craft clients. Christie utilizes her 13 years of Broker experience and specializes in providing insurance for the unique needs of marine related clientele. Christie has experience brokering all aspects of pleasure craft insurance, including transit, offshore, racing, live aboard, and hard to insure vessels.