The relationship we have with our agent partners is very important to us. While we work with you on a day to day business level, we thought you'd like to learn more about our team members. In this issue, we have  Vice President and Sr. Production Underwriter Augusta Godinho in the spotlight.

Years at Halcyon: 10 Years

Years in Central Florida – Over 30 years  

Years in Insurance:   Since 1998 

First Job & Title: Poe & Associates Inc. - Policy Processor/Rating

Favorite Movie : The Thorn Birds

Favorite Vacation spot:   Portugal countryside or anywhere by the ocean. 

Little-known fact:    I am an African Civil War refugee; born in Angola, Africa.  I moved to Canada at age 11 where I learned to speak English and French.   

Motto:    Treat others the way you want to be treated. 

Professional Values:   Help identify exposure and secure market solutions for agents.   Adding value to an agency’s success.

Greatest Accomplishment in Life:  Proud mom of two great kids who finished college without ever getting into trouble. 

Most important lesson learned:   Life is precious – Enjoy each day, be positive, and be grateful!

Advice for Success:  Be passionate and enthusiastic about what you do!  Never give up!

If I wasn’t doing this, I’d:  Work outdoors;  I wanted to be a Forestry Technician, I loved to study trees.  

Hobbies:  Cooking, baking, biking, swimming and decorating. 

My favorite part about my job is:   Reaching my goals…..writing new business and building new relationships.  The challenges associated with this job push me to do better everyday.