Jacquelyn Sousa Named Account Manager for Construction Industry Clients at Cavignac & Associates
By: Cavignac & Associates
With more than six years of experience in risk management and insurance, Sousa has taken on responsibility for the servicing needs of many of the firm's construction clients, serving as their main contact. Her scope of responsibilities includes evaluating and addressing client risks, marketing and negotiating with insurers, preparing and presenting proposals, managing claims, and coordinating overall client service.
Prior to joining Cavignac & Associates, Sousa served as an account manager for Champion Risk & Insurance Services in San Diego, where she managed the firm's manufacturing and metalworkers book of business. Prior to her move to San Diego, she served as a client service manager at Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management in Boston, Mass., for three years; and as a senior client service associate for William Gallagher Associates, also in Boston, for another two years.
Sousa graduated cum laude from Long Island University in Brookville, NY, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. She is an accredited California Property & Casualty agent.
Among her many honors, she was the recipient of the Fannie and Samuel Goldenberg Memorial Award for political science. She is a member of the Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society in social science and Pi Eta Sigma National Honor Society. She is also a former NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)
Sousa was born and raised in the small town of North Reading, just north of Boston, Mass. Currently she resides in the San Diego coastal community of Pacific Beach. In her leisure time, she enjoys hiking, cooking, writing and reading.
About Cavignac & Associates:
Founded in 1992, Cavignac & Associates is a leading risk management and commercial insurance brokerage firm providing a broad range of insurance and expertise to design and construction firms, as well as to law firms, real estate-related entities, manufacturing companies and the general business community. Company principals are Jeffrey W. Cavignac, CPCU, ARM, RPLU, CRIS, MLIS; James P. Schabarum II, CPCU, AFSB; Scott A. Bedingfield, AAI, CIC, CRIS; Patrick Casinelli, RHU, REBC, CHRS; Matthew Slakoff, CIC, CRIS; and Matthew Noonan, RHU, CIC, CHRS, CCWS. The firm employs a staff of more than 55 people at offices located at 450 B Street, Suite 1800, San Diego, Calif., 92101. More information about the company can be found on the Web at www.cavignac.com.
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