Agency Principal and Alvarado Pacific Insurance Secretary/Treasurer, Rachelle N. Bernard, Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), has been with the company since March 1976. Responsible for agency management, Rachelle is in charge of the firm’s ‘mechanics’. She oversees issues regarding personnel, technology and licensing. In addition to being a licensed property and casualty, life and health agent, Rachelle is also licensed for long term care insurance. Therefore, in addition to selecting insurance markets best suited to API’s personal lines clientele, her duties include sales and service for life, health and long term coverages.
Before coming on board at API, she worked as a customer service representative in the personal lines department at Percy H. Goodwin Insurance in San Diego.
She has served on the golf and charity luncheon committees of the Independent Brokers and Agents (IBA) of San Diego and as secretary of the East County Independent Insurance Agents Association. To stay current with a continually changing insurance marketplace, she attends annual three-day seminars offered by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors.
Outside her busy work schedule, Rachelle loves spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, and traveling.