Insurance

Michelle Castro | Business Development & Recruitment Manager

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About: Michelle graduated from Arizona State University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Her real estate career began in her senior year at ASU, working as a licensed transaction coordinator for one of the top producing real estate brokers in the Southeast Valley. After eight years in that position, she obtained her broker’s license and began working as one of three Supervising Brokers for Realty Executives. After completing three years in that position she was

recruited into the field of title/escrow, where she spent over fifteen years closing real estate transactions for some of the best Realtors in the business. In November of 2016, Michelle decided to go back into real estate as a sales agent/broker, and joined a very successful team in Chandler, Arizona. During that time, she had the opportunity to return to First Arizona Title, and is now able to to live her passion, which is helping valued realtor partners grow their business!

Quote: "If not now…then when?” - Unknown

Connect: Contact Michelle at MCastro@firstAZtitle.com or at (480) 385-6500, or visit her website below!

MEMBER SINCE JANUARY 2019

Megan Mayhall, CIC, CWCA | Risk Management & Personal Insurance Consultant

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About: Megan is a Risk Management and Personal Insurance Consultant with over a decade of experience. She continues to enhance her knowledge and expertise in risk management and insurance by maintaining designations and staying relevant in today’s changing exposures on personal and corporate risk. Megan has earned her Certified Insurance Counselor designation and in the process of earning the Certified Personal Risk Manager Designation through the National Alliance of Insurance

Education. A third generation Arizona Native, Megan is an Alumni of Arizona State University.

MJ ranks in the Top 100 Independent Agencies in the nation and has been named one of The Best Places to Work in Arizona. MJ is a proud member of Assurex Global, an exclusive Partnership of the most prominent independent insurance agents and brokers in the world. Assurex Global Partnership gives MJ and Megan the capability to service clients across the globe.

Megan is actively involved in the community through her volunteer work Co-Chairing the 2018 and 2019 ICAN’s dreamBIG gala and a Member of ICAN’s Board of Directors. Outside of MJ, Megan loves spending time with her husband and two young boys. Megan is honored to be featured in the 2019 Phoenix KNOW Book, 100+ women you must know and do business with.

Specialties: Megan specializes in protecting financially successful families with complex risk profiles; requiring creative solutions on their personal and commercial insurance needs. She has a deep understanding of the exposure between their business and how it transfers to her clients personally. In addition, Megan consults private and public companies on their property & casualty insurance and risk management programs while working closely with the Executive Team and Board of Directors.

Megan values the importance of building long-term relationships and becomes a trusted advisor; helping to manage and minimize the uncertainty of losses that can adversely affect her client’s assets and financial statements.

Quote: "Do one thing everyday that scares you. Those small things that make us uncomfortable help us build courage to do the work we do". -Eleanor Roosevelt

Connect: Contact Megan at Megan.Mayhall@mjinsurance.com or at (602) 772-3300 or visit her website below!

MEMBER SINCE FEBRUARY 2019

Sherri Swan | Insurance Broker

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About: Sherri is an insurance broker with over 20 years of experience specializing in the needs of families, professionals, and small business owners. She is also a founding partner of San Marcos Insurance Group, an independent brokerage agency in Chandler, Arizona. Along with four partners, she founded the agency in 2010, and through much hard work and dedication has seen the business thrive.

Sherri strives to build strong relationships with her clients, who she considers friends. Her clients are her number one priority, a commitment that is evident in the fact that she still insures her very first client from 1997. Her commitment to relationships has been invaluable, as it has allowed her to understand her clients' needs, hopes, and plans so that she can recommend the most fitting insurance products. And in the circumstances where clients find themselves facing a catastrophic event, they have an agent who truly cares and understands and can provide guidance that makes a positive difference.

Specialties: With access to multiple insurance carriers, Sherri specializes in providing personalized insurance options to middle class families as they grow and change. Her goal is to work closely with families over several generations, covering grandparents down to their grandchildren. Central to this goal is her desire and ability to build long-lasting relationships with her clients.

Quote: "The sun will come out tomorrow. Bet your bottom dollar, there'll be sun." - Annie

Connect: Contact Sherri at sherri@sanmarcosinsurancegroup.com or at (480) 899-6633, or visit her website below!

member since march 2018