Christie DeFurio excitedly joined the Commercial Insurance team at Trailstone in the summer of 2019. With over 17 years of industry experience, Christie brings a vast knowledge of business insurance and a unique enthusiasm to her profession. Christie was born into the insurance industry as she helped file and answer phones at her dad’s insurance agency in Pittsburgh PA. Her passion for insurance grew while working fulltime at an insurance agency in California, while earning an Honors Degree in Economics from Cal State – San Bernardino. From there, her career bloomed and as she developed a keen grasp of business insurance with Property & Casualty licenses in PA, CA, MD and now Colorado. She believes that thoroughly understanding the operations of the business she insures and educating her clients on the coverages needed to protect their business properly are essential to providing superior service. While most of her career has focused on producing and servicing commercial insurance on the independent agent side, her years of experience in marketing at a Professional Liability Insurance Company, has provided her with a very well rounded comprehension of commercial insurance, which she utilizes daily to strategically market insurance programs, negotiate rates, perform thorough coverage reviews and assist in the claims process on behalf of her insureds. Christie’s impressive industry experience and focus on customer service gives her clients quite an advantage, which creates strong relationships with the business owners she works with. Christie is a sell-described “insurance nerd” who genuinely loves her profession, which shines through in her work every day. Contact her today for a superior level of service for your business insurance needs.