We value each member of our Prepared Team; they are compassionate, dedicated and set the standard for our company. At Prepared, we strive to provide exceptional service to our insureds, our agents, and our employees. We believe our employees are a vital part of our company’s continued success and advancement. Our Employee Spotlight is an opportunity for you to get to know our employees better by celebrating their accomplishments and learning a little about them.

Nicole Duringer joined the Prepared family on May 22nd, 2017. She is an Underwriter Technician who reviews policies and inspections. She finds out if the policies need maintenance and they should be renewed with Prepared to reduce risk. Nicole also assists customer service with answering phone calls from agents and insureds.

Why do you like working at Prepared Insurance Company? Like working at Prepared? I LOVE it! My co-workers are absolutely wonderful. I am excited to see what the future holds as Prepared expands. I am interested in seeing what new opportunities may unfold in the near future.

What are your hobbies?  I like to go to the movies, play darts, and night time swimming. Most importantly, I like to shop!

What motivates you to work hard? The strong coffee in the break room (ha)!

Who is your hero or the most inspirational person in your life?  My son, Rowan. He has grown up to be the nicest person! He is so caring to others and really has a heart of gold. He reminds me to think about what other people are going through and makes me remember not to stress the little things.

Where did you grow up?  I started out in Buffalo, NY. I moved around a lot Washington, Pennsylvania and Florida (my favorite).

What is your favorite thing to do in Tampa? Spend time with my new granddaughter, Darcy (3 months old). Biking, and going to the Tampa Lightning Games.

What are your favorite sports teams?  Buffalo Bills!!! My mom started the Buffalo Bills Backers of Brandon, (a club for Buffalo Bills fans), about 17 years ago when she moved to Brandon and we are about 600 members strong, now! I love my Bills Backers family!

If you could visit any place in the world, where would you go and why?  I want to see the Aurora Borealis, maybe in Norway, Iceland or Finland.

What is your favorite food?  Chinese

Thanks for being part of our team, Nicole!