Author: Amanda Smith
Company: Optimum Insurance
Author Comment / Biography:
Amanda Smith is an award winning insurance specialist with over 14 years’ experience. As the senior principal of Optimum Insurance Services, she provides qualified and tailored insurance broking services to business and corporate markets.
Since starting her career in the late ‘90s, Amanda has worked in a number of broking firms in senior management positions. She founded Optimum Insurance Services in 2005 and operates as an authorised representative of the respected national brokerage, Insurance Advisernet Australia Pty Ltd.
Her depth of specialised insurance knowledge extends to Retail/Wholesale, Manufacturing, Importing/Exporting, Construction, Engineering, Transport Operations and Professional Service Industries. Amanda has also worked closely with Industry Associations and has established a number of successful tailored insurance schemes for their members.
Amanda is a dedicated insurance professional, committed to continuous professional development and to providing optimum insurance protection for her clients. She is also extremely focused on making the role of an insurance broker a rewarding experience for her staff, empowering them with the right skills, knowledge and support to grow and personally develop.
When asked about her passion for the industry, Amanda says: "I enjoy all facets of the day to day challenges that being part of the insurance industry has to offer. There is never a dull moment. I also thoroughly enjoy the experience of training my staff and sharing with them my experience and knowledge."
Amanda is a recipient of the National Insurance Brokers Associations highest recognition for outstanding performance, The Warren Tickle Award (2004). This national award aptly acknowledges Amanda’s ongoing commitment to the profession and her clients.
From 2004-06, Amanda was the NIBA Young Professional Chairperson, a natural progression from her previous four-year role as a NIBA Committee Representative. Amanda holds an Advanced Diploma of Financial Services - Insurance Broking and is a Qualified Practicing Insurance Broker (NIBA).
In 2008, Amanda was nominated as a finalist for Insurance Adviser of the Year with Insurance Advisernet. And again in 2009, Amanda was nominated and a finalist for Insurance Adviser of the Year with Insurance Advisernet and the recipient of the IAA Vero Insurance Adviser of the Year award.
Amanda can be reached through all social media platforms, by phone on 1300 739 861 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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