Starting in 2005, after graduating with a B.A. in Business Management with a focus on Finance, Niccole Barnes started her insurance career at a Capitol Special Risks, a Professional Liability Wholesaler, focusing on hard to place risks. Niccole worked with CSRisks for 10 years as a Senior Account Executive in charge of the Home Inspector E&O program with Lloyd’s of London, United National Specialty and multiple other carriers. After leaving CSRisks, Niccole moved to BNK Insurance Services, a Managing General Agency, representing Hartford and their Home Inspector Errors & Omissions program before joining the EliteMGA team.
Niccole earned the designation, Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU), through the Professional Liability Underwriter’s Society. In the US, the Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) is considered to be the only professional designation exclusively for people in the professional liability industry. Nationally, there are only 2,200 professionals who have earned this designation. Niccole also earned the designation of Customer Insurance Sales Representative (CISR) and the Property & Casualty License necessary for all agents. From being Rookie of the Year, Employee of the Year and recognized as a leader in the field, Niccole strives to continue to learn and understand the trends of the insurance industry.
Outside of insurance, Niccole loves college football, specifically the SEC and the University of Georgia. Go DAWGS! I’m an avid reader, love to bowl and love to cook. And best of all, I really do enjoy my job!