Michelle Socia joined the insurance industry in 2002 and has worked for some of the largest and most well-respected brokerages in the country. After spending 30 years in Florida, she moved back to her hometown of Watertown, South Dakota and joined the Sioux Falls Marsh & McLennan Agency office.
Michelle attended the University of South Florida and her insurance career began at Brown and Brown in Fort Lauderdale, Florida handling the marketing and servicing of accounts. She spent a number of years as an account executive and also managed a staff of 15. Before joining MMA, Michelle worked as a producer at USI in Fort Lauderdale where her area of expertise was high-rise, beachfront condominium towers and catastrophe modeling. Michelle’s hurricane catastrophe modeling experience translates convection storms and hail in the Midwest.
Michelle is highly skilled in risk management and national catastrophe modeling to assess potential cost of risk and passionate about reducing the cost of risk for manufacturers and energy companies in South Dakota.