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Michelle Palliotto

Senior Underwriting Specialist, Automobile, Central Operations

Three questions with Michelle Palliotto

What do you like most about your job? 

I enjoy sharing my knowledge and experiences with my colleagues so together we can find better ways to work more efficiently. 

Who has influenced you most when it comes to how you approach your work? 

My family instilled a strong work ethic in me from a young age. Watching from the sidelines, I understood early on that success fosters from one’s integrity and taking pride in everything you do! 

What behavior or personality trait do you most attribute your success to, and why? 

The mix of patience and willingness to be open when finding fair and equitable solutions for our customers. This combination has fortified lasting relationships with our broker partners and insureds.  

Michelle Palliotto is a Commercial Automobile Underwriting Specialist at Sovereign Insurance. She has over 20 years of commercial underwriting experience specializing in Transportation. 

Michelle started in the insurance industry as a summer student while attending University and never left! She’s held various roles over the years including management and corporate underwriting. Her strong technical expertise along with her willingness to provide solutions for the needs of our customers has contributed to successful partnerships.    

Michelle holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with an Accounting major from Ryerson University as well as her CIP designation.

In her spare time, Michelle enjoys travelling and spending quality time with her family and friends.